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Professional Building Control in Westminster

Expert Building Control

Building Control in Westminster is the method we use to protect people’s health and safety in the building, construction environment.

Before you undertake any type of building works you will need to apply for Building Control Approval. Here at All Building Control we allow you to do this without applying through the local authority and are here to help you sort out planning permissions.

Building Control in Westminster and How it Works

To obtain Building Control in Westminster you can visit our website and get a free quote for your specific job.

All of the details will be on our website, and you need to go through and fill out all the forms detailing about your project. You need to sign the forms saying you are happy to go ahead with everything and happy with the price and we can then start to register your project, check through your building works, and let the local authority know about it.

It will take up to 10 days to go through and approve everything which is a quick approval time compared to some companies who could have you waiting over six weeks.

Before you start any building works we ask you to give us 24 hours notice so we can send a site manager over who will access and check everything over. Once the build has been completed and the site surveyor is satisfied we will issue you with a final certificate.

What are you waiting for, don’t delay; get your quote today!

Why is Building Control in Westminster Important?

Building Control in Westminster is so important for all building works taking place. It ensures and checks that building work complies with the building regulations and standards to protect people’s safety and health. Building Control surveyors check all aspects of construction, including but not limited to:

  • foundations
  • damp-proofing
  • structural issues
  • insulation
  • heating
  • the accessibility of a building
  • fire protection and means of escape in case of fire

During the building work process, Building Control surveyors will regularly visit to help ensure that the construction work is on the right track and meets all the building work regulations. They will be there to offer advice and guidance to Surveyors are there to offer you and your builder advice and guidance on meeting the required standards.

With any project, no matter how large or small, Building Control teams work with property owners, builders and designers who use their professional skills and experience to find solutions, make decisions about the design and specification of buildings and structures, often before the construction work begins.

Building Control is a serious thing and if your building works have not been approved the company or person executing your construction work could be fined and even prosecuted if it doesn’t meet the building regulations. Additionally, serious, and persistent failure to meet the building standards can also result in legal action.

Once the final inspection of the building work has been completed you will be issued a certificate. This will demonstrate that the surveyor is satisfied with the work that has been inspected and complies with the building regulations. This is an important document used by solicitors and agents to sell your property, mortgage lenders, and property insurers to ensure that it is kept safe for future use. 

Declaration and Request for Final Certificate by Client, Principal Designer, and Principal Contractor

1) I/we confirm that I/we have fulfilled our obligations in respect of Principal Designer / Principal Contractor as defined in Regulation 16E of The Building (Approved Inspector etc.) Regulations 2010 and Part 2A (duty holders and competence) of the Building Regulations 2010 (as amended). As far as I/we are reasonably and practicably able to ascertain, the works, to the best of our knowledge, comply with the Building Regulations. I/we therefore formally request issue of the Final Certificate.

2) I/we confirm that as the person carrying out the work, I/we have passed all pertinent fire safety information to the responsible person (RP) as required by Regulation 38 of the Building Regulations such that they may adequately and reasonably fulfil their ongoing obligation under the RR(FS)O.

    I am the:

    Date Appointed:

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