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  • Or you can contact your building control officer directly
  • If you request a visit before 10am we will inspect on the same day
  • We may not be able to give you an exact time for our visit

When we need to inspect your building works

We need to carry out regular site inspections at different stages of your project to make sure works comply with building regulations. It's important to know what these stages are as items that aren't inspected would need to be uncovered.

Check with your building control officer at which stages they would like to inspect your site.


Generally we need to inspect when you:

• start building
• excavate the foundations
• concrete the foundations
• lay materials on site - for example, over site preparation or insulation in place
• lay a damp proof course
• lay drainage prior to backfilling
• test drainage
• finish the building
• occupy the building

Each project is different and these stages may not fit in with your work programme. We often ask to see the works at additional stages such as when:

• floor joists are put in place
• the roof structure is put in place
• dormer windows are built
• structural beams or columns are in place - before they're covered up