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Building control

The aim of Bedford Building Control is to provide a safe and healthy built environment at home and at work for you - our customer.

Our goals

  • To offer the best professional service provided by quality inspectors who are impartial and take pride in delivering an essential service at optimum value for money
  • To make applying for Building Regulations for your work as simple as possible.
  • To help you ensure that work carried out meets the standard required by the Building Regulations
  • To respond quickly when problems arise and help provide sensible solutions

Our offer

  • Advice before you make your application
  • Straightforward application forms and procedures
  • Same day inspection service if notified by 10am
  • To give help and advice on meeting regulation requirements as work proceeds
  • To review charges to ensure they are kept as low as possible
  • To provide a completion certificate at no additional cost after inspection showing satisfactory completion of the work.  Most lenders will require sight of this document when a mortgage is being raised on the property.

Bedford Borough Council aims to provide a quality Building Control service and give Best Value. You can help by letting us know when the work is ready for inspection and when an inspection of the completed work can be carried out. This will help us to keep costs to a minimum and to provide the service when it is most effective in helping you avoid building problems.

Our aim is to continually improve the service and your suggestions would be welcomed.

Contact Building Control

Email: buildingcontrol@bedford.gov.uk
Tel: 01234 718081

Building Control
Bedford Borough Council
Borough Hall
Cauldwell Street
Bedford
MK42 9AP
Tel: 01234 718081