2. The London Building Acts legislation.

Building works and the construction of buildings in inner London has historically been largely governed in accordance with the London Building Acts1 and byelaws made under them. This continued to be the case even after the introduction of the Building Act 1984 (which consolidated earlier building legislation), since many provisions of the Act did not originally apply to inner London2. However, regulations made under the Building Act 19843 later applied various provisions of the Act4, and other regulations made under it