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Where to get more information about Radon

 

 

IHS BRE Press

Willoughby Road
Bracknell
RG12 8FB
01344 328038
www.brebookshop.com/

The leading online bookstore for the construction, built environment and related sectors, BRE Press publish BRE reports, Good Repair Guides and BRE Trust publications relating to radon.

British Geological Survey

British Geological Survey
Kingsley Dunham Centre
Keyworth
Nottingham
NG12 5GG
Tel: 0115 9363143
Fax: 0115 9363276
Email: enquiries@bgs.ac.uk
Web: http://www.bgs.ac.uk

BGS have extensive knowledge of the geology associated with radon and have prepared maps of radon risk potential based upon geology. In addition a Radon Protective Measures (RPM) Site Report service is available to provide Geological Assessment in support of Building Regulations requirements contained in BRE Report BR211 ‘Radon: Protective measures for new buildings.

Public Health England

Public Health England (formerly Health Protection Agency)
Radon Group
PHE, CRCE,
Chilton
Didcot
Oxon
OX11 0RQ
Tel: 01235 822622
Fax: 01235 833891
Email: radon@phe.gov.uk
Web: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/public-health-england

Public Health England Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards provide impartial advice and authorative information on all aspects of radon to the public, professionals, local authorities and the government. From the UKradon.org website householders and employers can access guidance on radon health risks and measurement, or order a risk report for a property and, radon detectors for a home or workplace,


Health and Safety Executive

www.hse.gov.uk
The HSE have responsibility for health and safety in workplaces and can offer guidance on the requirements for dealing with radon in the workplace.

The Radon Council Limited

PO Box 39, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 8AD,
Tel: 01932 221212, Fax:01932 229779
www.radoncouncil.org

The Radon Council came into being in 1990 and is the Independent non-profit making Self-Regulatory Body for the radon industry. The Council has drawn up an Approved List of Contractors offering advice and services involving remedial work for radon gas. The contractors work to an agreed Code of Practice for the industry.


Building regulation and protective measures for new buildings, extensions and conversions:

England

Department for Communities and Local Government
Eland House, Bressenden Place,
London
SW1E 5DU

Tel: 0303 444 0000
Email: contactus@communities.gsi.gov.uk

Northern Ireland

Building Regulations Unit,
Properties Department,
Department of Finance and Personnel
Level  5, Causeway Exchange,
1-7 Bedford Street,
Belfast,
BT2 7EG

Tel: 028 9051 2704
Email: info.bru@dfpni.gov.uk

Scotland

The Scottish Government
Building Standards
St Andrews house
Regent Street,
Edinburgh,
EH1 3DG

Tel: 08457 741 741
Email: ceu@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Wales

Construction Unit
Housing and Regeneration Directorate
Welsh Government
Rhydycar
Merthyr Tydfil
CF48 1UZ

Tel: 03000 628 144
Email: brconstruction@wales.gsi.gov.uk