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Modern, flexible and professional

Southern Building Control Partnership is the Local Authority Building Control Shared Service for Mole Valley, Reigate & Banstead and Tandridge Councils, working out of two council office hubs in Dorking and Oxted.

We are a large and experienced team with a wealth of knowledge and expertise covering all types of projects and construction techniques and work extensively with architects, engineers, developers and contractors. We aim to offer valuable pre-application and on-going solutions and advice to ensure projects are delivered to the highest standards and levels of customer satisfaction. Together with LABC Consult and LABC Warranty we offer a full suite of consultancy services for every type of build.

Home owners and self-builders benefit from the added confidence our practical, friendly approach and unique local knowledge gives them. The online application process is simple, we offer same day site visits and pride ourselves on building great working relationships.  We are often considered our customers' extra pair of eyes and ears on site. Watch this short video to see how we could help you.

At the heart of our business is the desire to offer the highest level of service and standards. By sharing our knowledge, resources and expertise and continually striving to improve what we do, we hope we achieve this.

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Bricks & Mortar Award

The Tandridge building control team was the proud winner of the LABC Warranty Bricks & Mortar Partnership Award in 2016 which recognises one LABC team in the country which goes above and beyond in supporting the warranty scheme and ensuring the Partnership is successful. Our surveyors work closely with the LABC Warranty surveyors on new housing projects ensuring continuity and that the highest standards of workmanship are maintained.


  • "Extended Design Architects has a superb relationship with Building Control. The quick turnaround time of applications is a great selling point to our clients and to always have somebody to answer our queries is vital when projects are on site. The team are always looking for ways to improve their services which just adds to the reasons why we would highly recommend using them."

    David Synge, Director, Extended Design Architects

  • "Our Building Control Partnership has been of great benefit to Scandia-Hus. The team provides a friendly, knowledgeable and efficient service. The experienced inspectors have a wealth of knowledge and are very approachable. The team understand our product and systems, and so any issues can be resolved quickly which is a significant advantage to our customers."

    Derek Dawson, Managing Director, Scandia-Hus Limited

  • "Over the last 20 years we have built up an excellent relationship with the building control team, working on projects from small extensions to multi-million pound builds. Their technical competence and expertise is unrivalled. Same day site visits are never a problem and their willingness to offer advice on projects at pre-commencement stage as well as on site has been invaluable to us."

    Murtha Kavanagh, Director, Kavbro Build Ltd