Raising Standards. Protecting Homeowners

The UK's leading independent new home warranty and insurance provider

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Policyholders

Homeowners

Your cover, how to make a claim, duplicate documents, check our builder register

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House-building professionals

House builders and developers

Registration, warranty, building control, standards, quality, MMC, training

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Registered Providers

Affordable Housing

Risk management and asset protection for affordable rent and shared ownership homes

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Investors and operators

Build to Rent

Flexible structural defects warranty and insurance for Build to Rent

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Building confidence in new home construction quality

Warranty and insurance

See the schemes we cover and what's included

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Technical guidance

NHBC Standards, building regulations and support

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Quality services

Consultancy, analysis and training on build quality

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Protection for homeowners

Buildmark is your new home warranty and insurance policy. Cover starts from exchange of contracts and includes protection for your deposit, a builder warranty backed by NHBC guarantee and resolution service, and insurance against major defects.

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Our work in numbers

70-80%
of new homes built in the UK covered by Buildmark
1.5m
new homes currently protected by Buildmark
1m+
inspections of new homes under construction each year

Latest NHBC News

NHBC Standards

NHBC Standards 2022 Announced

NHBC Standards have been launched for any house whose foundations are begun on or after 1 January 2022.

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New appointment

New Regional Director for the East

NHBC has appointed James Griffin as the organisation’s new Regional Director to lead clients in the East of England region.

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New report

Building Back Britain Commission

Building Back Britain Commission publishes its first report, Levelling Up and the Housing Challenge.

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Continuous Technical Support

NHBC launches Joint Virtual Meetings

Joint Virtual Meetings represent the second stage in the evolution of NHBC’s technical risk management strategy.

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Climate change – we are taking action

We are committed to supporting the Government’s ambition to achieve net zero carbon by 2050. With a proven track record of supporting house builders and developers on sustainability and environmental matters, we are ready to help the industry make the requirements of the Future Homes Standard technically and commercially viable. We are also working to deliver positive and lasting change within our own operations.

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Our numbers annually

17,000
Training days delivered to industry professionals
4,000
Building Control residential and commercial projects
450
Site Managers recognised by Pride in the Job Award

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