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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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Congratulations to our LABC SE Award Winners

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Congratulations to our LABC SE Award Winners

Posted on: 17 July 2017

Category: News

The Building Control team was delighted to join some of its finalists at the Grand Hotel in Brighton on 23 June to celebrate with the best in construction. The LABC Awards are the largest business to business awards in the building control sector, recognising excellence and quality in all types of building design and construction.

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