lbc newsletter issue 3 – november 2020

Issue 3 – November 2020 Newsletter   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 to receive … Continued

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Success for Chichester City Colts Reds and Whites

Congratulations to the players and coaching staff on winning last season’s U12s Division C league.  The team had a tremendous season and of the 15 games played, they won 13, drew 2 and lost none! They also proudly received cup final medals presented to them by the League. LBC are pleased to have sponsored the … Continued

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LBC KEEPS THE SECTOR ACTIVE WITH THE PROPERTY SPORTS NETWORK

London Building Control is delighted to support the work of the Property Sports Network in 2020. Over the course of the year to date LBC has worked with the Network to create a series of events aimed at getting the sector active and united in promoting health and well-ness. Key events at the start of … Continued

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Shortlist announced for New London Awards 2020

New London Awards 2020 Congratulations to all at Niblock (Builders) Limited on being shortlisted for this year’s New London Awards 2020. The project at Poplar Works is a multi-million-pound fashion hub.  Developed by Poplar HARAC in partnership with London College of Fashion, UAL and The Trampery and designed and constructed by Niblock Building Contractors. The … Continued

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Peninsula Energy Compliance – New Build Compliance Bundle offer

Peninsula Energy Compliance – New Build Compliance Bundle offer London Building Control are pleased to be able to tell you of this amazing new offer, exclusive to LBC customers, that is now available from Peninsula Energy Compliance. Peninsula provide building compliance solutions throughout the West country and are offering a New Build Compliance Bundle at £500 … Continued

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Wingmans Chicken opens in Old Compton Street, Soho

Wingmans are bringing their gourmet chicken wings to Soho and LBC are pleased to have provided Building Control advice on this amazing restaurant fit out. The restaurant is across two floors and has four private caves with themed names like Yolko Ono, Henneth Paltrow and Atillah the Hen. We are sure, with their appetizing menu (including … Continued

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LBC DONATES £810 TO CRASH CHARITIES

Alan Stokes recently presented an ‘introduction to the requirements and forthcoming ‘Changing Places’ requirements to Part M Vol 2’.  The event was well received by over 80 delegates and as a Patron of CRASH, LBC were pleased to donate £10 per attendee to this very practical charity that assists homelessness and hospice charities with construction … Continued

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NEW BUILD CERTIFICATE PACK OFFER FROM BASE ENERGY SERVICES LTD

  Great new offer exclusive to LBC customers available from Base Energy Services Ltd.   Base Energy is a building environmental specialist which provides expert building regulations and planning services consultancy for the built and sustainable environment and are currently offering a New Build Certificate Pack at £650 +VAT (One plot offer through London Building Control only) … Continued

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Part M Volume 2 webinar

Part M Volume 2 – Access and use of buildings other than dwellings With Alan Stokes – Area Manager – BSc (Hons), FRICS, FCABE, MIFireE, C.BuildE On Wednesday 26 August 2020 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm Via Zoom LBC are pleased to invite you to our free 1-hour CPD session. Part M Volume 2, Access and … Continued

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CDM for the Principal Designer

CDM for the Principal Designer – Including a detailed review of suitable Fire Safety precautions and design measures during construction with case examples Nick Southall MRICS, MIFireE On Wednesday 12 August 2020 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm Via Zoom Download presentation here:  CDM for the Principal Designer LBC are pleased to invite you to our free … Continued

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The Hope & Dignity Appeal – CRASH

Over the past few months, charities have been hit particularly hard with most, if not all, fundraising events cancelled. As proud Patron of CRASH – the Construction Industry’s Charity, we urge you to consider donating to their Hope and Dignity appeal so CRASH can continue their vital work, to create places that care for people, … Continued

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RIBA AWARDS LONDON

LBC would like to congratulate all at Chris Dyson Architects LLP and Studio McLoud on being shortlisted for this years RIBA London Awards and are pleased to have provided the Building Control service for both projects. Out of 173 projects, 77 were shortlisted for consideration.  The buildings shortlisted are of a diverse typology and demonstrate … Continued

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LBC donates to City Harvest London

LBC are pleased to have donated £1000 to the City Harvest charity. While thousands of Londoners go hungry each day, safe, healthy, and usable food is being disposed of. City Harvest collects this nutritious surplus food from all segments of the food industry including restaurants, grocers, manufacturers, wholesalers, hotels and caterers and regularly delivers high … Continued

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LBC NEWSLETTER ISSUE 2 – JUNE 2020

Issue 2 – June 2020 Newsletter 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 to receive these … Continued

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The Building Regulations – Recent and forthcoming amendments including Part B Fire Safety

Alan Stokes – Area Manager – BSc (Hons), FRICS, FCABE, MIFireE, C.BuildE Wednesday 17 June at 12.30pm via Zoom Alan will present an introduction to highlight the recent changes to Part B (Fire Safety), those due to come into force later this year and the changes to primary legislation.The presentation will also look at the … Continued

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Active Fire Precautions – When and Where are they needed?

with Nick Southall, Senior Building Control Surveyor, MRICS, MiFireE Wednesday 3 June at 12.30pm Via Zoom In this presentation we will consider Early Warning Fire detection, Emergency lighting provisions, Water Suppression systems and Fire curtain provisions.  We will explore basic design considerations for these active fire precautions and the suitable extent of provision for a … Continued

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ACCESSIBILITY & FACILITIES – THE VARIABLE REQUIREMENTS IN PART M VOL 1

Wednesday 20 May 2020 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm Via Zoom Download presentation: Accessibility Facilities M4(1) M4(2) M4(3) London Building Control are pleased to invite you to this free 1-hour CPD session covering Accessibility & Facilities – The variable requirements in Part M vol 1 with Alan Stokes, Area Manager – South West. Alan will present … Continued

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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY COME TOGETHER TO HELP THOSE WHO ARE MOST IN NEED

LBC, as a Patron of CRASH, were pleased to offer Building Control advice on the construction of a single storey dining room extension at Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice. Led by VolkerFitzpatrick Ltd, CRASH Patrons and supporters, shared their professional expertise and materials to build a new dining area for the Hospice which provides specialist … Continued

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RESIDENTIAL FIRE SAFETY – DESIGN & FLEXIBILITY WEBINAR

On Wednesday 6 May 2020 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm Via Zoom Download presentation from here:  Residential Fire Safety presentation LBC are pleased to invite you to our free 1-hour CPD session covering Residential Fire Safety – Design and Flexibility with Nick Southall, Senior Building Control Surveyor. Nick Southall will present a guide to the methods … Continued

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AN AMAZING £1050 RAISED IN AID OF NHS CHARITIES COVID-19 URGENT APPEAL

AN AMAZING £1050 RAISED IN AID OF NHS CHARITIES COVID-19 URGENT APPEAL   On 16 April LBC held its first online webinar on the Proposed changes to The Building Regulations – an update from MHCLG in aid of NHS Charities COVID-19 Urgent Appeal. The free event, enjoyed by over 100 delegates, introduced the proposed changes to … Continued

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FREE ON LINE WEBINAR IN AID OF NHS CHARITIES COVID-19 URGENT APPEAL

Proposed changes to The Building Regulations – an update from MHCLG – Free on line Webinar In aid of NHS Charities COVID-19 Urgent Appeal On 16 April 2020 from 12.30pm to 1.30pm Via Zoom We would like to invite you and your colleagues to join our webinar on “Proposed changes to The Building Regulations – … Continued

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COVID 19 – STAY HEALTHY, STAY SAFE

These are unsettling times and COVID-19 is clearly impacting everybody’s professional as well as personal lives. London Building Control would like to say a huge THANK YOU to all NHS staff members and key workers who are currently working above and beyond the call of duty in these extraordinary times.  It is challenging operating under … Continued

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LBC PROUD TO BE AN INDUSTRY PARTNER OF THE BRITISH INSTITUTE OF INTERIOR DESIGN (BIID) FOR ANOTHER YEAR

London Building Control are proud to continue their Industry Partnership of the BIID. The only professional institute for interior designers in the UK, BIID are committed to supporting creativity and competence in the field of interior design through facilitating best practice, practical professional support, development opportunities and education. Being an Industry Partner provides LBC with … Continued

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COVID-19 Business Continuity Plan

As the Covid-19 situation continues to evolve, LBC will continue to review procedures and processes following Government guidelines and advice to ensure the health and wellbeing of our staff, families and clients. LBC have always been a company able to adapt to challenges presented and with this in mind our staff are equipped with laptops … 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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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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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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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 099 3636), 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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London Building Control are proud sponsors of the CABE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019

Achieving Professional Excellence

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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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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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LBC OPENS NEW MANCHESTER 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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