Dangerous structures

Demolition advice and guidance

Under the Building Act 1984, you need to let us know six weeks before demolishing a building larger than 50 cubic metres.

We may need you to do extra work during the demolition, for example, supporting exposed walls, disconnecting and sealing drains.

Special consent will be needed If your building is in a

Demolitions must also comply with the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. You can get more on this from the Health and Safety Executive.