What is Document Q and when does it apply?

Approved Document Q is a building regulation which looks at the security of dwellings, ensuring homes are safe and secure.

Building regulations are in place to ensure that minimum standards are adhered to. Document Q ensures that windows and doors and their hardware are resistant to physical attack by a casual or opportunist burglar.

Where does Document Q apply?

When did Document Q come into effect?

Why was Document Q introduced?

Do my windows need to comply with Document Q?

Do my doors need to comply with Document Q?

What are the requirements for Document Q?

What is PAS 24?

What products comply with Document Q?