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Last edited 21 Feb 2017
Adjoining buildings definition
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Approved document E, Resistance to the passage of sound, suggests that:
'Adjoining dwelling-houses, adjoining flats, adjoining rooms for residential purposes and adjoining buildings are those in direct physical contact with another dwelling-house, flat, room for residential purposes or building.'
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