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29.08.2018
Blog Post
Houses are a controversial subject in the UK. Some say we are not building enough, some say we are not building houses of the right quality and some…
29.08.2018
Blog Post
It can be difficult to determine when the renovation of a thermal element triggers the need for a building regulation application. Here we look at…
29.08.2018
Blog Post
When specifying roof windows, it is important to consider advances in design and the latest regulations and how these can impact upon the performance…
29.08.2018
Blog Post
We have provided several articles on the changes to BS 5534:2014 (see the related articles to the right of this article.) The most relevant…
29.08.2018
Blog Post
Another horror story emerged from one of our surveyors recently when they were called out to unauthorised work where an outbuilding was being…
29.08.2018
Blog Post
Water UK have published a pre-implementation version of "Sewers for Adoption" Edition 8. The document is expected to come into effect by mid-2019 and…
29.08.2018
Press Release
Commenting on claims by Paul Wilkins of the Association of Consultant Approved Inspectors (ACAI) that Dame Judith Hackitt in her report into the…
29.08.2018
Blog Post
When a property is up for sale and building work has been carried out on it, the seller will need a form of certification to say that the works have…
07.08.2018
News
A new survey of LABC’s 3,000 building standards surveyors has shown more than two thirds of local authority building control teams have surveyors…