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The Building Control Service continues to operate for you during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Welcome to B&NES Building Control

We offer a professional, efficient and responsive service for all our customers. The team has an in-depth knowledge of the area, and experience with dealing with all types of work.

The short video gives homeowners some simple advice about building control, and making a Building Regulations application to the council.

Customer testimonials

'You made the whole process straightforward and easy. Thank you!'  

'Excellent. Paul Stevens went out of his way to assist and make himself available for consultations.'  

'I was so impressed by the efficiency and friendliness of the building control department. Calls were answered quickly and often a same day visit arranged.'  

'Very efficient, helpful, flexible and constructive. Thank you.'

'You offered a very prompt call-out to inspect and advise, friendly and professional disposition and I felt general confidence in your surveyor's advice and opinion.'

'Please accept my sincerest thanks for everything. You have always been a pleasure to work with.'  

'Mr Stevens was the calm voice that gave me reassurance when I needed it.'

'All the staff I spoke to were very helpful and well-informed, and the building inspector made all her visits to my builder's schedule, with next to no delays.'

'It was so useful to get construction advice. I felt that this was not just a tick box exercise, and was actually contributing to a better final job.'

'The whole process was excellent. Please pass our thanks to Julian Humphrey, who was most helpful.'