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Local authority building control is the largest provider of building control services to the construction industry by far and as a not-for-profit operation our services are always charged at cost. 

We also provide a complete building solution service for all new homes, from building controlbuilding warrantiesfire engineeringacoustic consultancy to energy efficiency tests to ensure your project is safely constructed and meets the latest standards.

Here are some of the new build developments our teams have been involved in:

Examples Development details Council

Boxwood House, ClitheroeBoxwood House, Clitheroe

Building company David Holmes Construction Ltd constructed this three storey detached family home.

The building control surveyor who gave advice on this build was already known to the tradesmen who worked on it and they collaborated closely to achieve high quality results.  

Ribble Valley Council
Ranworth Farm, Dormans Park
Ranworth Farm, Dormans Park, West Sussex

A four bedroom Tudor style farmhouse, built by Scandia-Hus on a 13-acre plot on the edge of a private park.

Scandia-Hus are registered on the LABC Partner Authority Scheme, and the inclusive team-working that took place on this build was vital to its success. 

Tandridge Council
Kings Road, Shaw
Kings Road, Shaw

A development of 14 dwellings built by Wiggett Homes

"Working with Oldham BC team is always great as they are always ready to help with any problems, and their quick response with any questions I have on any details. It’s always a pleasure working with Oldham Building Control” (Richard, site agent).


Oldham Council
Bramley Gardens, Greenfield - LABC new homes
Bramley Gardens, Greenfield, Bedfordshire

The construction of three 4-bedroomed executive houses in a private gated development, by Status Homes Ltd. 

Building regulations were discussed from the outset and all regulations were not just met - where possible they were surpassed. 

Central Bedfordshire Council
Wadswick Green, Corsham - LABC new homes
Wadswick Green, Corsham

A retirement care village comprising 86 apartments, as well as a health suite, swimming pool and more. Built by Morgan Sindall.

A strong working relationship was forged between the council and the construction team partly due to the length of the project, and site issues were resolved effectively thanks to this.


Wiltshire Council
Wood Vale - new homes - LABC
Wood Vale, Forest Hill

New build timber frame properties built by Vanquish Iconic Developments Group. 

'On the ground' decision-making was key to making this project a success and the council's building control officers were approachable, becoming effective partners during the build.

London Borough of Lewisham
Woodlands, Merstham - new homes - LABC
Woodlands, Merstham

Development of 3-4 bedroom homes, built by Croudace Homes.

Croudace had a great working relationship with the council building control team on this site and when potential problems were pointed out, a positive approach on both sides led to full compliance with building regulations.

Reigate Banstead Council

Contact details

For more information on any of the above please contact Commercial Director Martin Taylor at or by calling Deputy MD Lorna Stimpson on 07525 967226. Or contact your local building control team to find out how they can help bring your project in on time and budget.

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