New UK Building Regulations for Cladding 

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Stonescreen Aerolite Cladding panels are the only Stone faced light weight composite cladding panel which is non combustible and complies with UK building regs for external cladding over 18m.

The UK Government has amended the Building Regulations to prohibit the use of combustible materials in the external walls of buildings in England over 18 metres that contain at least one dwelling. This ban is the result of a review of fire safety, following the Grenfell tower tragedy.

The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018 states that building work shall be carried out so that material which become part of an external wall are of European Classification “A2-s1, d0” or “A1”. These classifications are taken from BS EN 13501-1:2007+A1:2009, Fire classification of construction products and building elements – Classification using test data from reaction to fire tests.

The Building (Amendment) Regulations 2018, came into force on 21st December 2018 and will apply to all projects,  as described above, that started on site after 21st February 2019.

Stonescreen Aerolite© panels are non-combustible Classification Euroclass A1 rating under BS EN 13501-1.