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07.12.2018
News
Dave Sharp, Head of Wrexham Borough Council's Building Control has taken over from Chris Griffith-Jones as LABC's President. The official handover…
30.11.2018
Press Release
Yesterday, in a written statement, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, updated the government's…
27.11.2018
Press Release
Speaking at the 2018 National Home Improvement Council Awards LABC Chief Executive, Paul Everall, urged the industry to unite behind the 100% Hackitt…
20.11.2018
News
LABC are pleased to announce our event partnership with UK Construction Week summits. The first summit takes place on 27 November and focuses on…
20.11.2018
News
In the fourth Robust Details handbook update this year, guidance is provided for private stair situations. This is where there are two flats (one…
20.11.2018
News
Approved Document Part G provides that ‘adequate and suitable sanitary conveniences’ should be provided in rooms provided to accommodate them.   The…
20.11.2018
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"The Structural Engineering profession has not proven itself good at learning from mistakes which is a matter of general concern" was a statement…
20.11.2018
News
In our August Building Bulletin, "It’s a roof Jim but not as we know it?" we highlighted some really poor work encountered on site. We finished the…
20.11.2018
News
One area commonly overlooked within building work is paved areas outside of the property. However since 2002 there has been a need to consider the…