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Hotel and leisure: building control and consultancy services

Our network of 3,000 surveyors means that we have the necessary expertise to deal with any project, be they hotels, leisure centres or sports club facilities.  

Read our case study for Butlin’s, Wave Hotel, Bognor Regis, Sussex

Hotel/leisure projects Description Building control team
The Other Place, Stratford-upon-Avon
The Other Place (previously the Courtyard Theatre)

This RSC theatre on the banks of the River Avon was completely refurbished and relaunched as "The Other Place".

This £112m project required the wealth of knowledge and experience relating to theatre design that the council could provide. (Read the case study.)

Alexandra Palace regeneration - LABC providing building control servicesAlexandra Palace

Willmott Dixon are bringing this Victorian architectural gem back to life, with the help of the building control team at Haringey Council.

Works being carried out at the iconic North London venue include the restoration of the East Wing, a 1,300 seat theatre, the creation of a "birthplace of tv" experience.

Haringey Council
Rushcliffe Arena NottinghamRushcliffe Arena

The £13.4 million redevelopment of the existing arena site enabled Rushcliffe Borough Council to create a modern new civic and leisure centre. 

The building control team's help with fire and safety considerations was invaluable in creating a fire strategy at design stage. (Read the case study.)

East Midlands Building Consultancy
Wycombe Leisure Centre
Wycombe Leisure Centre

A large leisure centre which replaced a 1970s sports centre on the same site. 

With a design that incorporated a striking aluminium and copper facade, the building is as inclusive and energy efficient as possible, with a BREEAM Excellent rating achieved.

National Theatre - with local authority building control support
National Theatre, London

Partial demolition and refurbishment of the existing Grade II building and new entrance lobby, education centre and alterations.

Emergency lighting and sprinkler system improvements were made, and new pressurised areas installed to allow the safe exit of disabled visitors. 

Lambeth Council
Pine Lake, Stenson, Derbyshire
Pine Lake, Stenson, Derbyshire

The largest log building in the UK, the Pine Lake camp and training centre is based on a fishing lodge in Alaska.

A self build by the charity Foundation Matters, pre-application meetings took place between them and the council building control team six years before it was completed, carrying on throughout the length of the project.

South Derbyshire District Council
Beach Hotel & Residences, Worthing
Beach Hotel and Residences, Worthing

Demolition and redevelopment of old hotel with 81 rooms and 49 apartments, plus associated underground car parking.

Fire protection and means of escape were discussed at the building control team's pre-application meetings and the client had numerous conversations and meetings throughout the process to deliver the finished product on time and within budget. The team were praised for their proactive approach and availability.

Adur & Worthing Councils 

West Hartlepool Rugby Club, Hartlepool
West Hartlepool Rugby Football Club, Hartlepool

A clubhouse and changing facilities for West Hartlepool Rugby Football club. 

Quality, compliance and energy efficiency were all aspects that the building control contributed greatly to on this project.

Hartlepool Borough Council

Contact details

For more information on any of the above please contact our Commercial Director Martin Taylor at, or by phone on 07766 493885. Or find a local authority team who can help bring your project to fruition.

Consultancy services

LABC also provide a number of other services which you may or may not need to complete your development:

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