Finding and utilising the expertise you need to guide your project through the building regulations process is a vital component of any build, and it must be ensured that highly motivated and experienced building control surveyors are used that understand the real world.
With early involvement at pre-planning and pre-application stage, the right expertise will reduce both cost and compliance risk from the design process, and reduce the risk associated with fire safety legislation and CDM considerations.
Here, Butler and Young outline the importance of performance based fire engineering assessments and ensuring a building has an appropriate fire strategy. In addition, they highlight the CDM regulations which were introduced in 1994 to comply with the European Directive for mobile and temporary construction sites. Clients, Designers and any Principal Designers need CDM advisors more than ever to understand safety for planning and managing construction.