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LABC SE Awards shortlist announced

Posted on: 24 April 2018

Category: News

Here at Southern Building Control Partnership we work with some amazing customers and construction professionals, where the quality and standards from concept to completion are really high.   The LABC SE Awards, the largest B2B Awards in the construction industry celebrate architects, builders and self-builders who go the extra mile in designing and delivering a first class project. Now that the shortlist has been announced we will be keeping our fingers crossed that there...

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Dame Judith Hackitt issues building industry challenge

Posted on: 29 March 2018

Category: News

Around 50 senior industry figures met on 22 January 2018 to inform the next phase of the Independent Review into Building Regulations and Fire Safety. At the summit, Dame Judith issued a challenge to all those involved in the building industry to bring about changes that will assure residents that their buildings are, and will continue to be, safe to live in. To find out more click here. This extract was taken from a Building Bulletin newsletter article from LABC. To sign up to the...

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The value of having an approved set of plans

Posted on: 31 January 2018

Category: News

Local Authority Building Control prevents at least 476,000 things going wrong on site every year before construction even begins. LABC has released independent research on issues that were found during the routine plan assessments done by local authority building control teams. The research, carried out by Lychgate Projects Ltd, involved a sample of 42 local councils over a 3- week period where a massive 3,973 ‘interventions’ (things wrong) were found on plans, of these, 40%...

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Book a site inspection by text

Posted on: 21 November 2017

Category: News

Once building work starts, making sure you call out your building control surveyor regularly to check progress is essential.  It is also important we carry out a satisfactory final inspection at the end of the project so that we can issue your Completion Certificate. To make it easier you can now book site inspections using a free App, the LABC Site Inspection App, available on both Apple and Android. The first time you use the App you will be asked...

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