Chartered Building Engineers & Building Control Approver




Building Control Partnership Ltd (BCP) was formed in 2007 and granted a licence to act as a statutory Building Control Body, pursuant to The Building Act 1984. Such bodies are referred to as a Registered Building Control Approver (RBCA) or Building Control Approver (BCA) with our professionals referred to as Registered Building Inspectors (RBI) relevant to the RBI Class of work.

BCP has a national presence with many qualified and experienced professionals along with their support technicians. We provide our clients with the service of statutory Building Control to a quality managed standard.

Please register your project to start the approval process. You can provide plans, structural calculations, specifications and details after registration. Alternatively, we can provide you with an Initial Fee Quotation valid for 30 days, subject to terms.

Registration starts with the download and completion of the Registration Form. You can also use the direct web-form on screen. It is important we have an authorised instruction to proceed along with permission to use personal data, where relevant. We are not permitted to provide professional services before registration has been validated.

Registered Building Control Approver

Buildings are expected to be safe, healthy and energy efficient. The Government provides the Construction industry with a framework of standards to carry such policies into practice. These are referred to as the Building Regulations with their companion guidance, the Approved Documents. Together these form the starting point, a common standard for designers and contractors. The Building Safety Regulator registers experienced and qualified professionals to oversee the industries commitment to these regulations and standards. The term Registered Building Control Approver (RBCA) or Building Control Approver (BCA) is used to refer to such organisations, BCP is registered to provide an independent service of Building Control. Additionally, we are Chartered Building Engineers and hold QMS 9001 : 2015 accreditation.

Large Projects

They have the potential to be complex and will need the correct professional service level to assist in your compliance. We have years of experience.

Domestic Projects

New House Builds, Estates, Domestic Extensions, Loft Conversions, Conservatories and Alterations, are handled by our dedicated professionals.


Plan Assessment

With Registration provided appropriate Plans, Structural Calculations and Details, They can be submitted shortly aftterwards.


We consult with the Fire Authority, the Water Authority and other bodies, where required. You will need to know and comply with their requirements.

Certificates or Calculations

You may need these from experts or approved persons to indicate a specialist installation or construction is compliant.

Major Projects 

They require experienced appraisal at every stage. Plan Assessment, Consultation and Site Control. There are also some restrictions.




We independently provide, the statutory Building Control service. This can include an assessment of your submitted Plans, Structural Calculations and details. Carrying out Statutory Consultation. Agreeing a Site Inspection Regime with relevant Site Inspections. Reviewing Independent Compliance Certification. Each leading to the Final Certificate. Throughout the process we provide an accredited Quality Managed Service to QMS ISO 9001:2015. This is an independent, annually audited level of quality of service to our customers.

We are not involved in services other than statutory Building Control, learn more.

We have an experienced and qualified Management Team along with a range  of experienced and qualified Registered Building Inspectors (RBI) for most Classes (C1, C2, C3, C4) of work. Our Technical Support staff can help you through any part of the process. We operate in most areas of the  country. Our customers tell us that they find the focused approach of an independent company, having one national interpretation and a single point of contact more productive for their projects.

We attempt to make the complex  process of Building Regulation compliance, as customer intuitive  as possible.

We should not be seen as general surveyors or a clerk of works, we have a limited scope of operation defined by the statutory nature of the regulations, learn more.


Quality Management recognises a company that is professionally managed, with standards, ethics and best practice. BCP has held such an accreditation for over 15 years working to QMS ISO 9001:2015. We are also registered with The Building Safety Regulator and members of The Chartered Association of Building Engineers, The Association of Building Control Approvers, The Chartered Institute of Building and others…


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