SOCOTEC’s strong expertise in Building Control allows us to add great value to the design and construction process.

Building Control Services

Building control is key in order to secure your construction, renovation and refurbishment projects. Our experts help prevent technical issues that may occur after the handover of buildings. They are able to advise on all parts of a given structure and hazards such as solidity, safety, accessibility, comfort, etc. As a trusted third-party, SOCOTEC may also deliver additional certificates (seismic, acoustic, RT2012, etc.) according to our client’s needs.

Approved Inspector Services (England & Wales) and Building Standards Consultancy for Scotland

In the UK, we are the leading private sector building control body. Our approach is simple, proactive and collaborative, and we rely on highly experienced experts. We remove compliance risks and tailor our building control process to align with your project without time constraints. We have also many years of experience of navigating and demonstrating compliance with the Scottish Building Standards verification system.

BIM Building Control Inspector

A BIM Building Control Inspector anticipates technical issues that may occur after the handover of buildings. Our BIM experts provide the following services, throughout the life cycle of your project :

  • assess and manage the risks of your BIM operation
  • comply with regulations and use state-of-the-art building methods
  • secure the design phase at all its stages through the digital model (BIM Model);
  • assist in passing through the different administrative stages;
  • inform regularly on your project’s technical control in BIM-mode.

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Charlie CRAVEN

Managing Director, UK


Managing Director of Construction & Real Estate, SOCOTEC France

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