British Standards

Welcome to our British standards hub, scroll down to read more information about which British standards apply to roofing.


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BS 8612

Dry fixed ridge, hip and verge systems for slating and tiling.

BS 8612 sets the minimum quality and performance criteria for dry fix products.

BS 5534

The British Standard for Slating and Tiling.

BS 5534 provides the industry with guidance on best practice, relating to the installation of a roof.

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An image of a 10mm eaves vent plus system, to help protect from the ingress of birds, vermin and insects, available from Marley.

BS 5250

Code of practice for the control of condensation in buildings.

BS 5250 describes the causes and effects of surface and interstitial condensation in buildings and gives recommendations for its control.