LABC Warranty works in partnership with Local Authority Building Control (LABC) to provide structural warranties for developers, contractors, housing associations and self builders. Our partnership with LABC means we can provide building control and warranties throughout England and Wales using the combined technical expertise of over 3500 surveyors.
Having provided cover for over 10 years we work with some of the largest house builders, commercial contractors and developers in the country. All of our policies are underwritten by 'A' rated global insurers, ensuring you and your buyers are protected for the duration of the policy. Our cover is also accepted by all leading UK mortgage lenders helping you and your buyers secure finance easily.
Requesting a quotation is easy. Simply complete our online application form and let us do the rest of the work for you.
Our network of experienced, local Risk Management Surveyors work alongside your Local Authority Building Control Surveyor, and will review your development in accordance with our technical standards.
Once your build is complete and all conditions satisfied your Certificate of Insurance will be issued
Once the Certificate of Insurance is issued you, your buyer or tenants are protected under the policy for 10 or 12 years
Concrete is a fundamental ingredient in modern construction and it is important to understand how the material can be used in the winter months. The following provides an overview of the LABC Warranty technical guidance on using concrete in cold weather conditions.
Land very rarely comes pre-packaged and ready to build on. In fact, if you are looking to find best plots, chances are you are going to have to use some initiative and look for them yourself. This can be a bit of a daunting prospect for those who have never done this before, so we have put together this handy guide to different plot types
Philip Hammond revealed the Autumn Budget for 2017 and initially it looked like there were to be some sweeping changes affecting the construction industry. After the speech, some of the most discussed topics on social media were stamp duty and housing. Read on for a break down of how the budget is likely to affect the construction industry in the years to come...
A group working at the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands has developed bioconcrete to try and resolve the issue of cracks in concrete once and for all. This bioconcrete is a form of concrete specially created to self-heal when cracks form, meaning that cracks should seal themselves with minimal maintenance required from construction workers.