Facility Development


The external links below will take you directly to documents and web pages that will be helpful in the development of sports facilities. 


Building regulations & specification 

Scottish Technical Standards

BSI British Standards Instititution

BRE Building Research Establishment

NBS National Building Specification


Planning & Building warrant applications 

Asset Transfer


Health & safety Regulations

CDM regulations

Association for Project Safety (APS, formerly the Association for Planning Supervisors)

Asbestos FAQs


Construction Contracts 

SBCC Scottish Building Contracts Committee

OJEC Official Journal of the European Communities Public Procurement

Public Contracts Scotland



Construction professionals & project plans 

The Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)

Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)

Architects registration board

Architecture + Design Scotland (ADS)

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Scotland (RICS)

Sports and Play Construction Association (SAPCA)


Historic buildings or sites 

Heritage Information

Historic Scotland

Institute of Historic Building Conservation

Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)



Specialist sport guidance 

Sport England




Date published: 26 July 2018
Date updated: 16 August 2018


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