CHRIS DYSON ARCHITECTS – WINNERS AT THE SURFACE DESIGN AWARDS 2020

LBC would like to congratulate Chris Dyson Architects on their success winning the Sustainable Surface Exterior category for their project Crystal Palace Park Café. The surface design awards recognise and celebrate the best use of innovative surface materials in architecture and design from across the globe. This Café is a project that LBC are proud … Continued

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LBC HOSTS PROPERTY SPORTS NETWORK RUN

Despite the wet weather, LBC’s recently sponsored Property Sport Network run had a fantastic turn out with over 40 professionals working in the property and construction sector taking part. Hosted at LBC’s new offices in Mayfair, the event provided not only the chance to run off the stresses of the day but also provided great … Continued

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JANUARY NEWS ROUNDUP

The new London Building Control Newsletter is now here! Filled with information relevant to building control – regulations, news and events. Bringing you information you can use, when you need it. Download the LBC Newsletter Please feel free to share our Newsletter with your colleagues and clients and let them know they can sign up … Continued

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PROJECT: DUNFIELD ROAD, LONDON

This project in Lewisham, London was constructed to an exact specification both to the structural and interior finishes. Consisting of 8 self-contained units, LBC worked closely with Thomas Alexander Architects and MJC Properties providing building control advice.

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PROJECT: LBC PROVIDE BUILDING CONTROL ADVICE ON PLOT C1, NINE ELMS PARKSIDE, LONDON

Sitting at the heart of the Nine Elms regeneration area, Nine Elms Parkside is a residential-led mixed-use scheme of 1,870 units. Structured as a series of perimeter blocks with taller elements of 23 storeys, the scheme is set around a new public linear park. The development will provide leisure, cultural and retail uses as well … Continued

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DON’T MOVE, IMPROVE! 2020 AWARDS

London Building Control are very proud to have provided Building Control advice in relation to The Rylett House which has been shortlisted in the Don’t Move, Improve! 2020 awards.  Holmecroft Gardens, another project with which we were involved, also made it to the long list. The awards showcase the ingenuity of residential design in London … Continued

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LONDON BUILDING CONTROL IS PROUD TO BECOME A CRASH PATRON

LBC, as a new patron of CRASH, are honoured to provide its support to this very practical charity that assists homelessness and hospice charities with construction related projects. The CRASH team understand the value of the construction industry’s skills, time and knowledge and are experts at getting the most out of all of these, to … Continued

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EXETER OFFICE – CLIENT EVENT DAY AT EXETER CHIEFS

Members of the South West office team and local Architects enjoyed some great hospitality at the Exeter Chiefs recently. The group were treated to breath-taking views of the Devon countryside, mouth-watering local produce over lunch, with the main event seeing the Chiefs return to winning ways in the Gallagher Premiership with a comprehensive 38-3 triumph … Continued

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LBC SUPPORT CRASH IN THE RE-DESIGN OF THE UPPER ROOM CHARITY BUILDING

The Upper Room has been helping homeless and vulnerable people since 1990 providing free evening meals and essential survival services five days a week to 60-80 homeless and vulnerable adults. They run a multilingual employment support service, which aims to break the circle of unemployment and homelessness by helping people become job ready. They also … Continued

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CONGRATULATIONS TO LBC’s LATEST MCABE PROFESSIONALS

Huge congratulations to LBC’s newest MCABE professionals – Adam Middleton, Liam McInerney and Bhavik Khokhani who last week passed their CABE professional interviews.  Sharif Ahmed also passed with a conditional offer on successful submission of a technical report. Chartered Membership (MCABE) recognises an individual’s professional competence as a fully qualified Building Engineer, which is demonstrated … Continued

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PROJECT: POPLAR WORKS MULTI-MILLION POUND FASHION HUB

Developed by Poplar HARAC in partnership with London College of Fashion, UAL and The Trampery which was designed and constructed by Niblock Building Contractors. The project has transformed garages at Abbott Road and Teviot Street and the open space next to the A12, into a fashion and makery enterprise centre, which will comprise manufacturing, training … Continued

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CHARITY TREK – MOUNT TOUBKAL, MOROCCO

LBC would like to wish our colleague, Alex Stewart, from KTA Architects, Exeter, the best of luck with his Charity Trek through Mount Toubkal, Morocco.  Alex and his friends are joining 46 Virgin Atlantic employees for this 3-day climb starting on 5 December 2019. Standing at 4167m Mount Toubkal is the highest mountain located in … Continued

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LBC PROVIDES ONGOING SPONSORSHIP TO GOSH

LBC are pleased to offer their ongoing support to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). GOSH is one of the world’s leading children’s research hospitals. The hospital treats tens of thousands of seriously ill young people from across the UK every year, many of whom have been referred to GOSH only after their condition has become … Continued

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PROJECT: WOOD STREET MEWS, LONDON

It has been our pleasure to work with colleagues at CMT Construction on their Wood Street Mews development. The development provides three blocks of flats ranging from two to seven storeys in height, and 29 residential units with a community space provision at ground floor level.

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LBC SPONSORS CZWG ARCHITECTS INAUGRAL HI-VIS RUN

On 25 September CZWG Architects’ first HI-VIS Run took place with over 50 runners and volunteers completing the 5km route.  Chelsea Way officially opened the event on behalf of the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust and spoke about how support matters as a fitting legacy to Stephen’s memory. The Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust believes that architecture as … Continued

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LONDON OFFICE RELOCATION

It is our pleasure to inform you that we are relocating to new, smarter business premises with effect from Monday 30 September 2019. Our new premises are at:  13 Woodstock Street, Mayfair, London W1C 2AG Our contact numbers remains the same (0207 993 9898), and you can continue to email us at info@londonbuildingcontrol.co.uk Our new … Continued

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SOUTH WEST TEAM EXCEL AT EXETER BUSINESS CLUB’S FIZZ & QUIZ NIGHT

18 teams took part in the third annual Fizz and Quiz night held by the Exeter Business Club. The South West office team, under the name of ‘Buckfast at Tiffany’s’, were thrilled at coming second place in what was their first team quiz. A great time was had by all with the proceeds of the … Continued

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THE WILDGOOSE CHASE 2019

Central London became a playground for LBC’s intrepid team (Charlene Collins, Jack House, Michael Lansley, Rob Jarvis and Ayesha) as they took part in this years Wildgoose Chase; in aid of CRASH Charity. Over 25 construction-industry teams took part in a variety of interactive tasks which saw participants making their way to various London destinations, … Continued

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LONDON BUILDING CONTROL ARE PROUD TO SPONSOR FRANKIE STOREY AN ELITE AMATEUR BOXER FROM LUTON

Frankie is excelling in the sport and hopes to eventually leave his current bricklaying job and fulfil his dream of becoming a world level professional boxer. Fighting out of the famous Finchley & District Boxing Club in the bantam/ featherweight division, Frankie has won 37 out of 42 fights; has had 5 international bouts for … Continued

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LBC CELEBRATES NEW OFFICE OPENING IN EXETER

LBC are pleased to announce the opening of their new office located at the Basepoint Business Centre, Yeoford Way, Matford Park, Exeter, EX2 8LB. The new branch will incorporate our firm’s ever-expanding Building Control Services.  Manager, Alan Stokes heads the office and is joined by Senior Surveyor Nick Southall and Surveyors Graeme Morey, Nigel Winn and Andy Self … Continued

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LBC ARE THE PROUD NEW SPONSORS OF CHICHESTER CITY COLTS REDS & WHITES

Chichester City Colts Reds and Whites used to be two teams originally, but both sets of managers had to step aside, meaning 24 players would have no team at all. They are all good friends so Ryan Robinson (LBC South) and Nathan Agate stepped in to manage them as one team. The new team had … Continued

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PROJECT: THE ROYAL MARINES CHARITY SUPPORT HUB. LYMPSTONE

LBC are proud to have provided Building Control advice in relation to the construction of a new Support Hub for the nation’s Royal Marines at the Commando Training Centre.

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PROJECT: TRANSFORMATION OF ST MARGARET’S SCHOOL

The redevelopment of the former St Margaret’s School in St Leonard’s.

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PROJECT: TIMBER YARD, PERSHORE STREET, BIRMINGHAM

The Timber Yard is the first in a series of new homes developments planned by Galliard Homes and Apsley House Capital in Birmingham.

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London Building Control are proud sponsors of the CABE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019

Achieving Professional Excellence

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Project: Crystal Palace Park – new café pavilion

The new cafe business will support the ongoing conservation of the unique grade I listed dinosaur sculptures and geological illustrations.

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Project: Crediton Medical Centre

The building is Phase 1 of a much larger planned facility including out-source provision from Exeter’s RD&E Hospital.

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Project: Mother & baby unit

London Building Control is proud to have provided Building Control advice for this new 8-bed, Perinatal Unit at Wonford House, Exeter

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LBC sponsors the London Festival of Architecture (LFA) – June 2019

Events included exhibitions and installation, talks and debates, open studies, tours and architecture evenings which focused on the importance of architecture and design in London today.

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CRASH Annual Patrons Reception 2019 – Above and Beyond Awards Ceremony

Martyn Janzemin, Director of London Building Control attended the event along with representatives from the construction industry who support CRASH

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Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2019

London Building Control are very proud to have provided Building Control advice in relation to 20 Stories, Manchester which has been shortlisted in the Restaurant & Bar Design Awards 2019.

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LBC take part in London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge

On a sunny afternoon in June London Building Control (for the third successive year) were proud to take part in the 21st London Construction Industry Dragon Boat Challenge, in aid of CRASH Charity.

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Project: Paternoster House in Exeter

LBC are pleased to have provided building control advice on this project which comprises an attractive frontage, generous ground-floor space and lower-ground ancillary accommodation set in a central location in the heart of the city.

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Project: Water Sport Centre for Exmouth

London Building Control provided Approved Inspector advice on the construction of the environmentally friendly Water Sport Centre for Exmouth, Sideshore.

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Project: Sandy Park Hotel

London Building Control provided the approved inspector services for the new 250-bed hotel for Sandy Park which will include a leisure suite, restaurant, pedestrian footbridge, new access road and staff parking.

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LBD South West CPD Event

A toolbox presentation talk on Part L by Richard Harris

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We’ll be at MPIM The Worlds Leading Property Market, 12-15th March 2019

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We’ll donate £10 to LandAid for every runner who joins a run in MIPIM

This year for every person who attends we at London Building Control will donate £10/per attendee to LandAid. Meaning you are not just having a good run but also raising money for a great cause.

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City Tower Office

Loyalty from our Northern clients has helped fuel our continued growth, therefore we are proud to announce LBC has opened its first office in Manchester.

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The Construction Cup 2017

The charitable fundraising event that took place at the beginning of the month was organised by the IBI Group and raised money for the Construction Youth Trust.

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