PROVIDING COMPLETE SUPPORT FOR YOUR STRUCTURAL WARRANTY NEEDS
PROVIDING A RANGE OF STRUCTURAL WARRANTIES TO SUIT YOU

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.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

Submit your application

Requesting a quotation is easy. Simply complete our online application form and let us do the rest of the work for you.

Surveyor will visit

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.

Complete your build

Once your build is complete and all conditions satisfied your Certificate of Insurance will be issued

Protection

Once the Certificate of Insurance is issued you, your buyer or tenants are protected under the policy for 10 or 12 years

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