Building Control

Welcome to our Building Control Hub

Apr. 26 2022

The realm of building safety has seen several legislative changes in recent years, largely due to the outcomes of the Hackitt Report.

Amongst these changes is the Building Safety Bill, which includes 53 recommendations to drive cultural change and safety improvements within the construction industry.

Introduced to Parliament in July 2021, the Bill is the next step in ground-breaking reforms to make homes in England and Wales safer and to give residents and homeowners more rights, powers and protections. It will overhaul regulations and set out a clear pathway on how residential buildings should be constructed, maintained and made safe.

The Bill introduces a three-stage gateway process to improve fire safety standards and will be regulated by a newly appointed Building Safety Regulator, which must sign off each gateway before progressing to the next.

Introducing the Building Safety Bill – Episode 1

DescriptionThe first video in our series introduces the Building Safety Bill, and explains why it is crucial for the industry to get ahead of the curve now by evolving their building control strategies – rather than wait for legislation to become mandatory as the Bill passes through Parliament.

Discover more about our Building Control webinar series below.


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