Building control guidance notes
Last updated: 05/03/2014
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Buildng control guidance information is available via the links
Further information can be found in the Building Control Folders
for each area.
Our Guidance E-book
is our comprehensive Guide to Extending your
This includes information in relation to loft conversions,
basement conversions, domestic extensions, garage conversions and
other alterations. The book contains information about the
things you need to take into consideration when designing your
extension, including radon and mining. Hard copies are also
available from any of our offices.
If you require any additional information or clarification of
any of the guides provided please contact us.
Futher information is also available through the Ask a Question
area of this website by typing Building Control in the 'search for'
box at the top of the page.
The construction industry is the country’s biggest industry. It
is also one of the most dangerous. In the last 25 years, over 2,800
people have died from injuries they received as a result of
construction work. Many more have been injured or made ill.
If you are having construction or refurbishment work done, you
may need to notify the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and you
may have other duties as well. More information is available on
Party Wall Act
A booklet has been produced by the
Department of Communites and Local Government to explain in simple
terms the Party Wall etc Act 1996.
The Party Wall Act booklet is available from the