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Our building control expertise covers all residential, mixed use schemes and commercial. See examples of our work and how we add value by reading the case studies below.


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Residential Building Control case studies

Murray Grove

Murray Grove, London

This nine storey development for MHT incorporates a KLH timber panel and frame system. The specialist design is estimated to save the equivalent of 210 years of carbon emissions compared to a concrete frame building.

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Parc Derwen

Heol Spencer, Coity, Bridgend

This Pride in the Job regional award winning development features 124 new-build detached, semi-detached and terraced homes of traditional brick construction.

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New River House

Enfield, Middlesex

This project involved converting two existing office blocks into residential units and building 4 new floors on top. To the rear of the site, a new 9 storey residential block was built to provide a total of 191 residential units.

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Avante Garde

Shoreditch, London

The Avant-Garde site in East London is a 25 storey glass tower comprising a total of 360 dwellings, including several open plan flats on the top floors, communal roof terraces and a residents' gym.

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One Tower Bridge


The One Tower Bridge development, situated between Tower Bridge and the mayor's City Hall offices features both affordable homes and luxury apartments. The development required support from an NHBC Special Risk Manager. It is a high multi-storey development (up to 21 storeys) and has a multitude of unconventional facades that required relevant test data before they were approved.

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Huf Haus


HUF HAUS is a German concept, and the distinct glass fronted buildings are renowned for being particularly energy efficient. Every Huf Haus is designed to be eco-friendly, with features such as ground heat source pumps, strong insulation and high air tightness. NHBC provides Building Control on all Huf Haus builds in the UK, including several commercial buildings and over 100 residential properties.

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Belton House

Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire

Belton House is a 17th Century Grade 1 listed country house in Lincolnshire. The project involved the conversion of an existing unused building in the grounds of the National Trust property.

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Radley College

Radley College, Oxfordshire

This £4.2 million scheme involved the design and construction of ten classrooms, associated offices, social centre, café and extended art teaching facilities including a new double height gallery.

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Maroush Food Production Facility

Park Royal, London

NHBC were appointed as the Approved Inspector for this new food production, head office and training centre for the Maroush restaurant franchise.

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Mint Velvet

Thame, Oxfordshire

NHBC Building Control Services are the main Building Control provider for Mint Velvet ladies wear stores throughout England and Wales, working with Mint Velvet for over 5 years. Work involves fit out of new stores and refurbishment and alteration of existing units.

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Piccadilly, London

As the sole provider of Building Control services to Santander for the last 5 years, NHBC provides tailored national coverage for all branch and office work throughout England and Wales.

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Vision Express


NHBC has provided Vision Express with Building Control Services since 2010. Our national coverage has involved branch refurbishments, alterations, the creation of new branches, and alterations and reconfigurations to existing commercial accommodation.

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