Building Control Information

Government derived regulations ensure the health, safety, welfare and convenience of all people (including the disabled) in or about buildings. This control extends to both private and public buildings, with plan checking and site inspection being undertaken by Building Control Surveyors.

Inspection guaranteed (Monday to Friday) for key stages of construction if you call by 4pm the day before the inspection is required.

Over 100 years of experience in Building Control

Vast technical knowledge of materials and construction drawing upon local area knowledge such as geological conditions

Working closely with other departments and authorities such as the Fire Service, Environmental Health, Planning, Drainage, etc.

Well qualified staff with proven track records and who care about quality, standards and customer needs

Specialist advice on demolitions, dangerous buildings, fire escape requirements, drainage, structural engineering, access for people with disabilities, etc.

Offering National Type Approval to developers

Issuing Certificates of Completion.

Flexibility of the quick Building Notice procedure or the security of the Full Plans procedure.

Stage or conditional approval for large or complex projects.

If you are having construction or refurbishment work done, you may need to notify the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) and you may have other duties as well - find out more.


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