Builders & Developers

As a builder or developer, we understand your priority is building quality homes on time and on budget.

Our exclusive partnership with your Local Authority allows you to benefit from our combined technical expertise on local site conditions, drainage issues and contamination. This technical support and pragmatic approach to site inspections allows us to work with you to help you deliver quality homes.

Throughout your build you will benefit from the support of a dedicated Account Manager and Customer Service contact. As well as access to our extranet where you can monitor progress and update conditions on your development. Our policies are all backed by ‘A’ rated insurers and accepted by all of the UK’s major lenders, helping your buyers secure mortgages and ensuring they are protected for the duration of the policy.

We have a range of products designed to protect your project. Whether you are building homes, large apartment blocks or commercial projects to sell or rent, we are confident that we have a product with the necessary level of cover. Please select one of our products below to learn more.

Projects we cover

New Homes for sale
Accepted by the UK's leading lenders helping you sell your homes more easily.
Social Housing
Providing up to 12 years’ cover on new affordable or shared ownership homes.
Private Rental
Protecting investors and developers of purpose built rental properties
Private Rental Select
Private Rental Select gives investors, owners and developers all the features of our Private Rental cover but with greater control
Mixed use developments
Protection for developments with a combination of homes for sale, private rental and/or social housing
Major Projects
Enhanced service for buildings of six storeys or more or a reconstruction value £22.5m plus
Protecting owners or developers of commercial sites from costly defects.
Completed Housing
Cover for completed homes which do not have an existing warranty in place.

Why choose LABC Warranty?

‘A’ rated insurers

All of our policies are underwritten by ‘A’ rated insurers, giving you and your customer’s peace of mind.

Lender Approval

Banks and building societies know and trust us, making it easier for buyers to secure finance with an LABC Warranty.

Consumer Code

As a Founding member of the Consumer Code for Home Builders our warranty gives your buyers extra comfort.

LABC partners

Access to the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) network of over 3,000 experienced building surveyors.

How to apply for a LABC warranty

The first step is registering your site with us. Once that’s done, we’ll take you through the application process. We’ll need to know a few important things such as – Project location, number of units, the estimated sale value and your developments start and end dates. Our insurance boffins can then crunch all the numbers and give you a quote.


How we work with you on site

Our national network of surveyor’s works closely with Local Authority Building Control teams across England and Wales, which means our technical experts are ready to help you assess and solve any issues on site. Once we have identified your build’s potential high-risk areas, we create a bespoke inspection schedule tailored to your needs and can help you with technical advice.




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Other Services


Providing people building their dream home with peace of mind and help to secure stage payments from lenders.

Major Projects

Providing early, no-obligation engagement at the design stage to help you navigate the regulations and ensure compliance with our technical standards.

Home Owners

Protecting your new home from any structural damage arising in the first ten years after your home is completed.

Memberships & Accreditations