As a not for profit membership organisation LABC seek appropriate sponsors to support our marketing, PR, lobbying and training activities. Our sponsors also support our regional and national events throughout the year including monthly regional technical roadshows, our annual conference, various training events and of course the LABC Building Excellence Awards.
Federation of Master Builders
The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is the UK’s largest construction trade association. For 75 years, the Federation of Master Builders has championed continuous improvement in building standards. The FMB goes beyond simple checks and ratings. Instead, we independently inspect and vet our members to provide credible proof of quality.
Homeowners can find a vetted and inspected Master Builder via FMB’s Find A Builder service.
All members can offer a warranty over their work and have access to free FMB contracts. Members can also receive business support via a local FMB Director, expert advice via helplines and training to help grow their business. So as a member, you know your business will be supported and promoted. And as a homeowner you will
With over 600 branches across the country, Jewson leads the way as a major supplier of sustainable timber and building materials. Jewson celebrates 180 years of supplying building materials and supporting the trade through offering a wide range of quality materials and products from everyday core essentials to the latest sustainable innovations.
In addition to timber and building materials, Jewson also has specialist landscaping, joinery, insulation, tool hire, brick, kitchen and bathroom centres up and down the country.
K-KAPS INTERNATIONAL LTD is the only manufacturer of a purpose designed solution used for moisture protection for the ends of precast concrete floor beams.
Keylite Roof Windows Ltd is the only manufacturer of roof windows from the UK & Ireland. The company offers a full range of roof windows, blinds, timber loft ladders, flashings, electric operation kits and accessories and is Europe’s fastest growing roof window manufacturer.
Keystone Lintels is the market leader in steel lintels in the UK and Ireland. Founded in 1989, the company has been built on a culture of continuous innovation and product development
Keystone’s award winning Hi-therm+ lintel is up to five times more thermally efficient than a standard steel lintel.This BBA approved one piece lintel solution achieves the appendix R value for steel lintels in Part L Building Regulations.
Keystone’s bespoke Special Steel Lintels and Sun Lounge Lintels provide an effective means to achieve complex shapes and create buildings with character. Keystone has combined its outstanding structural expertise with its patented brick slip adhesion system to offer an offsite solution to brick detailing in the form of Brick Slip Feature lintels.
LABC Acoustics offer a UKAS Accredited Sound Insulation Testing* service as required by Approved Document E (2003) of the Building Regulations.
We can also provide design and consultancy, noise & vibration survey services together with advice and assistance in obtaining planning permission where noise and vibration are an issue; we have represented numerous clients at public inquires and Appeals and are adept in expert witness advice offering advice in litigation cases.
For further information on the services we provide, visit our Acoustic Testing page.
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LABC Warranty work in partnership with Local Authority Building Control (LABC) to provide new home structural warranties to some of the biggest house builders and housing associations in the country as well as thousands of self-builders.
The Planning Portal is the home of planning and building regulations information and the national application service for England and Wales.
Our aim is to provide answers, services and information to anyone involved in the planning process, from home owners and businesses to planning professionals and government officials.
We deliver this by working in partnership with every local authority in England and Wales.
Polypipe pioneered the production of plastic drainage systems in the UK more than 50 years ago and we remain the number one choice for engineered, robust drainage solutions for Commercial and Public Buildings.
From single solution products to fully designed and assembled systems, Polypipe Building Services can help you achieve class-leading benefits for your commercial project; from hospitals, hotels, leisure centres and sports stadiums, for example, to public buildings and office blocks.
The humble stopcock underwent a revolution a few years ago when the Surestop stopcock was launched. This allowed you to turn your water on and off with the flick of a switch.
Now we also have the Surestop i-watercontrol which will deliver further benefits for landlords, as the ability to control mains water at any time, from any place and anywhere in the world is realised for the first time.
The technology which has been developed to protect properties from severe water damage is delivered through an integrated smart technology app which allows the water to be turned on and off remotely via a phone, tablet or PC, perfect for unoccupied properties or for the occasions when a water leak is detected and the property owner is not at home, cannot locate the stopcock or is unable to