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.
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.
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.
Doubts have been raised over plans to hand more power to local authorities to oversee the safety of high-rise buildings, after the Grenfell Tower fire. A ComRes survey of 2000 British adults for the ACAI has found that almost half (46%) of British adults say they...read more
The Grenfell Tower tragedy has rightly caused the building and construction industry to wake up to the regulatory challenges that have been overlooked for too long. However, the Hackitt Review’s various recommendations must be viewed on their own merit. While the...read more
Hackitt Review: ACAI proposed process for construction and occupation of higher-risk residential buildings
The Hackitt Review's proposals for a Joint Competent Authority to oversee the inspection of High-Risk Residential Buildings (HRRB) and the banning of Approved Inspectors will not deliver the independence and transparency the industry needs. The ACAI sets out its...read more