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14.12.2018
Press Release
At LABC's AGM on 6 December members agreed to strengthen its code of conduct to reflect the organisation's emphasis on competency and standards and…
11.12.2018
News
LABC President Dave Sharp has chosen construction and built environment sector charity We Build The future as his charity of the year for 2019. We…
11.12.2018
News
James Brokenshire, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government recently outlined further actions for local authorities following…
07.12.2018
Blog Post
The majority of domestic like for like replacement kitchens or bathrooms won't need any form of Building Regulations approval, but if you're…
07.12.2018
News
Dave Sharp, Head of Wrexham Borough Council's Building Control has taken over from Chris Griffith-Jones as LABC's President. The official handover…
30.11.2018
Press Release
Yesterday, in a written statement, the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, James Brokenshire, updated the government's…
27.11.2018
Press Release
Speaking at the 2018 National Home Improvement Council Awards LABC Chief Executive, Paul Everall, urged the industry to unite behind the 100% Hackitt…
23.11.2018
Blog Post
Building on sites where trees are present can be tricky. Trees and other vegetation can affect moisture content considerably, leading to soil…
21.11.2018
Blog Post
A raft foundation is a reinforced concrete slab under the whole of a building or extension, 'floating' on the ground as a raft floats on water. This…