Building Safety Regulator

The Building Safety Act names HSE as the new Building Safety Regulator in England.

Learn about the new Building Safety Regulator (BSR)

BSR will have 3 main functions:

HSE is preparing to carry out these functions.

Buildings we'll regulate

BSR will regulate high-rise buildings. These are buildings with 7 or more storeys or that are 18 metres or higher, and either:

The new framework

The building safety reforms introduce a new regulatory framework for high-rise buildings. These include:

There will also be registers of:

Enforcement approach

BSR will:


BSR must establish and maintain 3 specific committees:

Related content

Visit GOV.UK for more information about building safety reforms:

Updated 2022-06-22