Our range of warranty policies

New homes for sale

10 years’ cover on new homes for sale, with single unit limits up to £1m and continuous structures £25m, with higher limits on request.

Social housing

10 or 12 years’ cover on new affordable housing or shared ownership homes, protecting you and your tenants.

 

Private rental

10 or 12 years’ cover on rental properties to provide protection and security for you, the developer or investor, including loss of rent* and alternative accommodation.

Private Rental Select

Designed for build-to-rent developments with built-in flexibility should you wish to sell all or part of the development to new owners.

Commercial

10 years of cover with variable excess, designed to protect owners or developers of commercial sites from potentially costly defects.

Major Projects

If you are constructing a building of six stories or more you will benefit from an enhanced service through our Major Projects Service.

Self-build

Specifically designed for people building their dream home. As well as providing peace of mind, the 10-year policy can be used to secure stage payments from lenders.

Completed housing

Provides cover on completed properties which do not already have a warranty in place - for when builders now need a warranty to sell their home.

Why choose LABC Warranty?

Backed by A-rated insurers

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

Lender approval

All of our cover is widely accepted by the leading banks and building societies helping potential buyers obtain the mortgage they need to purchase your homes.

No. 1 for technical support

Voted No.1 for technical support in the structural warranty market in independent research conducted in 2021, you will benefit from the expertise of our risk management surveyors, working alongside your Local Authority Building Control (LABC) team.

Partnership with LABC

LABC Warranty works in partnership with Local Authority Building Control (LABC), so your development benefits from two pairs of eyes - covering building regulations and risk management.

Surveyor and Site Manager engaging on building site

LABC Warranty in numbers

LABC Warranty is one of the largest providers of structural warranties for new homes and buildings in the UK. Established in 2007, we provide risk management inspection services across England and Wales.

23

billion
worth of reconstruction costs covered since we started in 2007

LABC Warranty has covered £23 billion worth of reconstruction since 2007, and recorded our best ever year in 2021 with £3.2 billion covered.

105000

homes and commercial units completed since 2017

LABC Warranty provides tailored cover for residential, commercial and build-to-rent developments.

12900

copies of our Technical Manual downloaded in 2021

We take pride on being voted No.1 for technical support in independent research (2020). Our Technical Manual aims to guide you on meeting the technical standards required at each stage of construction.

MH Stainton Director interview still

“With LABC Warranty, from conception to completion they’re there with us on our shoulder and working very closely with us, they’re part of the team and they’re involved right through the process of us constructing or developing sites.”

"It’s attention to detail on anything in build, and it’s the time and the passion put in that creates the developments we build."
Mike Stainton, Director at MH Stainton
Morris Homes Site Manager interview still

“LABC warranty can switch from a refurbishment to a new-build and still be right on the money. They have been a dream to work with.”

“LABC Warranty were involved from day one. The amount of intricacy involved in this building you need the technical backup and they’ve been fantastic.”
Mark Sherwood, Senior Site Manager - Morris Homes
JG Hale Construction Site Manager on site

"We chose to work with LABC Warranty because we think it is the most prominent organisation of its type and the prestige of winning their awards reflects more positively on us than other warranty providers."

JG Hale Construction prides themselves on building homes to the highest quality and they are keen to keep up with the changes in the industry by utilising modern methods of construction in their projects. Their site at Chiltern Close was awarded 'Social Housing Development of the Year' at The Bricks Awards in 2019.
Matthew Hall - Site Manager at JG Hale Construction

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