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
Approved Document P of the Building Regulations (England and Wales) ensures that domestic electrical installations are installed in a safe manner and are safe and fit for people to use. The primary aim is to ensure that work carried out meets the Building Regulations 2010. The guidance in Approved Document P suggests electrical installations should be designed and installed to BS 7671.
One of the key areas to the internal superstructure of any home of more than one floor is the staircase. While homeowners may take stairs in a home for granted, developers have a great responsibility to ensure they are built to allow a safe means of access between different levels. In this article we are going to look at stairways in individual domestic units and assess the requirements for…