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Who we are

Welcome to Southern Building Control Partnership. Our Partnership was set up in 2017 to bring together the combined experience and professional expertise of three established Local Authority Building Control (LABC) teams.  Today the existing staff at Mole Valley, Reigate & Banstead and Tandridge Councils work out of offices at Dorking and Oxted and offer a complete local authority building control service across the three councils' areas.

About our service

Whether you are building a kitchen extension or a development of new houses, we will work with you and support you through the Building Control process from concept to completion. We aim to make using our service as simple and straightforward as possible, whilst ensuring your project meets the building regulations.

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Important Information

Please note our main number 0330 024 9355 will divert to voicemail from 10.30 - 11.00am on weekdays to allow for essential team contact whilst working from home.

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09 September 2021




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Does your project need approval?


Does your project need approval?

21 July 2021


If you are planning a home improvement project there are several steps you need to consider before you start work. First decide on your budget and have a ‘wish list’ of what you want to achieve with your new/adapted space. As a...

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How to bring light into your home


How to bring light into your home

19 May 2021


The trend for adding expanses of glazing to our homes seems set to stay. Replacing internal walls with glazed partitions or adding features such as oriel windows and glass balustrading can all make your home feel lighter and more spacious. If you...

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  • "Having worked in the industry for 40 years we have used several building control services and I cannot recommend any other organisation. From the outset the checking system is detailed and clear, the team is always approachable for advice and comment, the inspections prompt with some flexibility when critical stages are needed. The approach of the team is both professional and refreshing and I have no doubt results in fully compliant, well built quality projects."

    Jes Chandler, MD Stanton Construction Ltd

  • "Phil was very helpful explaining in detail all I needed to do to enable me to get the building regulation sign off for my loft conversion. At every stage he replied to my emails and phone calls very quickly and efficiently. Such a pleasure to work with. Thank you Phil. "

    Heather, Betchworth

  • "My experience with Southern BCP was excellent. I was in excellent hands and their kindness and support reminded me that there are some lovely people in the world. They reviewed my request carefully, and went out of their way to help me and did this in a very customer friendly way, whilst remaining very professional."

    Ms Martinez, Surrey

  • ""May I say it has been a great pleasure working with Southern BCP through this whole process with special thanks to Phil, who has made my life on site so much easier and I look forward to working with your team in the near future.""

    Peter Egan, Nineteen Thirty Two Ltd

  • "Dear Rob, thank you to you and your colleagues at Southern BCP for all your help. It has been a pleasure to deal with such a helpful and professional organisation. From my first call to your office everyone I have spoken to and the surveyors who have visited have been most pleasant and keen to offer sound advice."

    Mr Cordier, Reigate

  • "I would just like to say that you have been a pleasure to work with on this project. Your communication has been excellent and advice has always been helpful and proactive. We would gladly recommend SBCP to any of our clients that are in the area."

    Kevin Clarke, KJC Architects Ltd

  • "Helen was great! She was helpful and we looked forward to her visits. Thank you."

    Mrs E, Reigate

  • "...thank you also for your time & helpful comments during the course of our extension works, invaluable in overcoming issues in advance. From our point of view far better to be proactive in problem solving rather than reactive."

    Steve Rowe

  • "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

  • "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

  • "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