Building Control for Hertfordshire

Client: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council Main Contractor: Mears New Homes Ltd      Architect: Rock Townsend Building Control: Hertfordshire Building Control (HBC)   Project Summary The redevelopment of Garden Avenue and Furzen Crescent is part of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Councils Affordable Housing Programme Delivery Plan. It has generated the first new homes directly provided by […]

Dangerous structures call-out Hertfordshire Building Control were called out on the morning of Sunday 9th December to attend a major fire at St John the Baptist Church, Royston.  The Church had been attended by fire crews in the early hours, and at its peak had 25 firefighters tackling the building after the roof, bell tower […]

Hertfordshire Building Control Away Day 15th November 2018 Forum Conference Suite, Ibis Hotel,  Stevenage   Our November ‘Away Day’ provided opportunity to get away from the usual distractions and think differently… Morning Seminars Grenfell – Future Changes, Process and ISO 9001, Computer Security Trevor Clements and David Eggleton, gave a relevant and knowledgeable presentation in […]

The Domestic Single Storey Project An exciting home improvement project was in the thought pipeline for the owners of a 1930s semi-detached home in Elmscroft, Potters Bar. The owners were considerate enough to show their plans to their attached neighbours for a single storey rear lean-to extension. The plans included internal structural alterations to create […]

Fire Safety Regulation of Buildings – A Radical Rethink? CPD breakfast seminar with David Ware We know that the evidence is clear. Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day! Especially when followed by our latest CPD seminar with guest speaker David Ware. Our October event covered the theme ‘Fire Safety Regulation of […]

Congratulations to the winners of the 2018 Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards.   Hertfordshire Building Control is proud to be the headline sponsor of this year’s Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards and we offer our warmest congratulations to the 2018 winners – Cassiobury Park Hub Building in Watford, St Albans Museum & Gallery and Garden Avenue / […]

We are delighted to announce that our Graduate Building Control Surveyor Bhavesh Patel is the winner of the National Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Trainee of the Year Award 2018. Bhavesh was presented with his award at the prestigious President’s Reception at Trinity House, London on 2nd October. Bhavesh says “When I found out that […]

Hertfordshire Building Control congratulates the twelve finalists in the Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards 2018. Hertfordshire Building Control is proud to be headline sponsor of this year’s Hertfordshire Building Futures Awards.  Recognising exceptional buildings and sustainable developments across Hertfordshire, twelve schemes have been shortlisted as finalists, with winning schemes being announced at a prestigious awards ceremony […]

Meet our undergraduates! We’ve already met our graduates, so this month we catch up with our undergrads.  Each having arrived from a different background they are beginning their journey to becoming Building Control Surveyors; balancing work, study and life!   William Jones – Graduate Trainee Building Control Surveyor   “The training and development which we […]

We have a reputation for outstanding customer service which is achieved because we are lucky enough to employ talented and committed people.  In return, we aim to be a top-rated employer and offer an excellent benefits package and a professional but relaxed working environment, where our people are given exceptional development and advancement opportunities.  Whereas […]