Schedule of events

The BDA meet every second Wednesday evening of the month except in august. Meeting start 5:30pm for 6:00pm. If you are interested in joining the BDA come along and introduce yourself. We meet at The Bear of Rodborough Hotel Rodborough Common Stroud Gloucestershire GL5 5DE See the map below. Please ask at the reception desk which room the BDA are meeting in.

8th March 2017 - Building Regulations Part Q - Andy Jones, CDC Building Control

Part Q, a little note about Part R and an introduction to Partnerships.

As always keeping up with current legislation and building regulations is vital. Andy Jones and Paul Bowley will be talk to us about part Q and its implications. Apparently this and applies to new dwellings at present. Part R

Click on this link to get a copy of the Part Q standard.   security in dwellings

Click on this link to get a copy of the Part R standard.   requirements for high-speed electronic communications networks in buildings

Requirement QI states:    Reasonable provision must be made to prevent unauthorised access to:

  • Any dwelling
  • Any part of a building from which access can be gained to a flat within the building.

Approved Document Q is designed to ensure the prevention of unauthorised access to dwellings (including flats). As part of this, doors and windows or roof lights which could be accessed will need to resist physical attack by a casual or opportunist burglar.

12th April 2017 – Food and other waste collections - Carlos Novoth of Stroud District Council

He is Carlos Novoth. He is Public Spaces Manager at SDC.

The talk will review waste collection in Stroud, with emphasis on food wate.

10th May 2017 - Natural stone building materials - Mark Hancock of Centreline Masonry
14th June 2017 - provisional - Swansea Bay tidal lagoon
12th July 2017 - provisional - Site visit - to be arranged
September 2017 - provisional - Newland Homes – Brown land development

The Bear of Rodbrough