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Do you know where best to site your smoke alarms?

Posted on: 06 January 2020

Category: News

These days everyone should have smoke alarms in their home and they are a standard feature of any new build. However did you know that where they are fitted will affect how much warning you'll have if there's a fire?  LABC has written some useful guidance on where best to place smoke alarms to provide maximum protection.

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Will you be ready for the Future Homes Standard?

Posted on: 11 November 2019

Category: News

The UK has set an ambitious target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. How will this affect future house building?

 

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Finalists at the LABC Warranty 'Bricks' Awards 2019

Posted on: 29 October 2019

Category: News

We were delighted to be one of only three Local Authority Building Control teams chosen from throughout the country who were shortlisted as finalists for the LABC Warranty Bricks & Mortar Partnership Award 2019. 

 

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Congratulations to our Fire Safety Specialists

Posted on: 25 September 2019

Category: News

Congratulations were in order when seven of our senior building control surveyors were awarded their LABC Fire Safety Specialist accreditation following successful completion of a day of written assessments. Developed by LABC in response to the Hackitt Review findings, the accreditation has been designed to test its most experienced (Level 6) surveyors' ability to demonstrate their competence in fire safety in higher risk and complex buildings.

 

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