Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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

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Building Control services

Our professional, efficient and responsive service is invaluable on all types of building projects, from small domestic extensions up to large multi­-million pound developments.

You will need to apply for Building Regulations approval for most building work. This can include new-builds, alterations, extensions or a change of use.

Check if your proposed project will need Building Regulations approval.

Find out which building works are exempt from Building Regulations.

Check how much the building control for your project will cost.

We guarantee same­-day on-site inspection visits, if requested before 10am.

This Innovative and practical approach to obtaining Building Regulations eliminates inconsistency, uncertainty and delays.

Our Customer Charter explains what you can expect from us at every stage of your works.

If you use a contractor who is registered as a Competent Person, they should manage the building control aspects of your project.

Find out what Building Regulations applications have been submitted in your area.

Customer testimonials

'We were always treated with patience and understanding '  

'Your Building control service is excellent, No complaints whatever.'

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

'My expectations were exceeded, and I am most grateful and impressed'

'Steve Atkins was excellent. Very responsive and professional.'

'superb - fast turnaround, polite and professional staff. many private companies could learn from you!'

'Excellent Service - and particularly helpful in dealing with a historic query from previous work on the project.'

'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.'  

'Absolutely efficient service from start to finish! And so pleasant to deal with.'  

'Excellent service, very quick response to the application.'