What is building control?

Once the Planning Application has been submitted we will generally need to wait for building control approval before we begin to compile the Building Regulations drawings and the required Structural Calculations.

Unlike the Planning drawings which demonstrate how the proposed alterations might change the look of the property and its impact on its surroundings, Building Regulations drawings are focused on (among other things) how the building work will be undertaken, the thermal efficiency, suitability of products used and the structural integrity of the design.

The Building Regulations drawings contain the detail needed to gain Building Control Approval – without which the design cannot be built.