Are there any regulations governing decking?
Although there is no specific legislation for decking at the moment, any construction is covered by Building Regulations. The Timber Decking Association, the decking industry’s professional body, is responsible for recommending best practices.
For further details regarding regulations please visit the Timber Decking Association website »
In addition, large or unusual deck structures may be subject to planning permission in your local area, so check with your local council.