Building Control News

All building work carried out should meet current building regulations and code requirements. Building Control Services ensures that buildings are designed and constructed in accordance with the Building Regulations and associated legislation. It is the responsibility of those carrying out the work to ensure that the provisions of the regulations are fully met. The role of Building Control is only to check that they do so. The primary function of a Building Control service is to protect people’s health and safety in the built environment. PBCToday's Building Control News category highlights a range of topical articles within the sector, from cladding system pieces to regulatory advisory.

Sustaining Regeneration

Seeking the right mix... Local authorities have tended to shape their regeneration plans around largescale developments, persuaded by the size of the investment promised and hoping to transform their town centre in one hit. However, even if you can attract a major player to build in your town, their focus...
skills centre

All new construction skills centre launched

The Royal Borough of Greenwich Cabinet have approved plans to establish a construction skills centre in the borough The specialist skills centre based in Kidbrooke will add to the growing number of local centres of excellence, where residents can gain skills and training qualifications in key sectors. The centre would...
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CIL Reform: good news for housing

Marnix Elsenaar, Partner at Addleshaw Goddard explains what the changes to the CIL Regulations will mean. Another round of changes to the CIL Regulations was proposed by the Government in 2013 delivering good news for the housing sector with the changes expected to become law by the end of January...

Putting the spark into Part P

Phil Buckle, Director General of the Electrical Safety Council (ESC) reviews the changes to Part P of the building regulations and their impact. Part P of the Building Regulations for England, which has recently been amended following a government review, is the only legal framework which protects the consumer from...
Building Control

Building for the better

Paul Wilkins, chief executive of Butler and Young Group, turns the spotlight onto the value of building control and the importance of early involvement. The perception of the building control process has evolved over the last 20 years or so, from being seen as a confrontational barrier to development to...

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Building Control News

All building work carried out should meet current building regulations and code requirements. Building Control Services ensures that buildings are designed and constructed in accordance with the Building Regulations and associated legislation.

It is the responsibility of those carrying out the work to ensure that the provisions of the regulations are fully met. The role of Building Control is only to check that they do so.

The primary function of a Building Control service is to protect people’s health and safety in the built environment.

PBCToday’s Building Control News category highlights a range of topical articles within the sector, from cladding system pieces to regulatory advisory.