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Commercial developers: building control and consultancy services

"The City of London Building Control Department has been pivotal in delivering our project with their knowledge and proactive approach.Richard Carter, Gardiner & Theobold LLP

Our building control teams offer advice and support on building regulations and other crucial services. We can guide and support you through the most technically complex projects and developments, from pre-planning, right through to completion. 

Having worked with some of the UK’s major developers, builders and contractors we have unparalleled industry experience, technical expertise and local knowledge on a wide range of projects - large and small.

View photo galleries and case studies of the types of developments our teams have been involved in: (Or go straight to contact details) 

Examples Development types Sector
The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon
The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon
Theatres and arts venues. Hotels and leisure
Merchant Taylors' Independent School - local authority building control
Merchant Taylors' Independent School

Schools, universities, colleges.

John Lewis, Birmingham - building control by Acivico
John Lewis, Birmingham

Simple and complex fit-outs in a range of developments.

Chiquito restaurant - building control commercial development
Restaurant units, Mansfield Leisure Park

Small to large retail operations.

Alder Hey's Children's Hospital, Liverpool
Alder Hey's Children's Hospital, Liverpool

Hospitals, GPs surgeries and drop-in centres.

Zig Zag building - Victoria Street
5 Broadgate, London

Major city developments to smaller company premises.


Office developments
Olympic Stadium - local authority building control
Olympic Stadium

Arenas for music events and conferences and major sporting venues.

Sports stadiums and arenas

Beach Hotel & Residences, Worthing
Beach Hotel and Residences, Worthing

Large chain hotels to b&b accommodation and sports halls to club houses.

Hotel and leisure

Consultancy services

LABC also provide a number of other services which you may or may not need to complete your development. Planning consent, building consent, a structural warranty, acoustics testing, an air pressure test, fire engineering or fire risk assessment services.

Find out about our registration schemes too.

LABC Awards

Nominate your prized project  for an LABC award. The largest business to business awards in the building control sector, the LABC regional building excellence awards recognise quality in all types of project. There are also categories for construction professionals and local builders and craftsmen. Find out more. 

Contact details

For more information or assistance on planning for your commercial development, contact our Commercial Director Martin Taylor by email at or calling him on 07766 493885. Or find a local authority team who can help bring your project to fruition.

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