Deck Railing Loads UK

If you are building a deck in the UK here is a refresher on some of railing loads and building code requirements.

Here are the key points below to remember:

Load requirements on UK residential deck rails or guards

From another country? Check out residential building code standards for railings in:

USA Canada Australia

This is a brief summary of what to expect if you are planning to build a deck that must have railings. But be sure to verify all of this with your local building authority before you start.

Those are the critical load values for residential guard rails to keep in mind. But this is a big topic and there is a lot more to learn.


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