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A valuable resource to learn about and find private sector building control
Approved Inspectors in England and Wales.

Who are we?

ACAI is the voice of Private Sector Building Control 

Membership

Joining the ACAI is a fantastic way to interact with other Approved Inspectors and become involved with promoting the industry and helping to shape building control policy.

What is Building Control?

Building Control is a critical process where construction is checked by highly skilled building surveyors to ensure buildings are safe, accessible, secure and thermally efficient by meeting government set Building Regulations.

What is an Approved Inspector?

Approved Inspectors are private sector companies and individuals that check your plans and carry-out site inspections to check compliance with the Building Regulations. Approved Inspectors can be used instead of the local authority.

Why should I use an Approved Inspector?

Approved Inspectors are commercially aware and highly skilled surveyors that provide a proactive and customer focused building control service for all types of project across England and Wales.

Latest News

ACAI response to building regulations update

Housing Secretary James Brokenshire has provided an update on the Government's plans to reform building regulations in England after the Grenfell Tower fire, confirming that it will accept all of the recommendations of the Hackitt Review. In a written ministerial...

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ACAI response to Grenfell update and cladding ban

The Government has provided an update on its response to the Grenfell Tower fire and announced its plans to introduce new regulations to ban the use of combustible cladding on a number of different building types. In a written statement to the House of Commons (which...

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