Best Approved Inspector for the UK – 2017 Wilkinson Construction Consultants are a specialist practice, based in London and the South East, advising clients on how to solve problems they may have complying with Building Regulations and Fire Safety. We explore how this dedicated firm came to win Best Approved Inspector for the UK – 2017 in our coveted Global Excellence Awards.
ilkinson Construction Consultants are a multi award-winning family-run business that believes in an ethical and sustainable future. Its professional, people-centric approach, helps the firm to achieve its aim of becoming the company of choice for both staff and customers.
The team work on a variety of projects, ranging in size from small domestic schemes such as loft conversions all the way up to Multi-Million pound developments. Although customers’ budgets and needs vary, what unites them is the exceptional level of service they are provided by Wilkinson Construction Consultants. Over the years the firm has worked hard to achieve the success it enjoys today, and it is now privileged to be the only Approved Inspector endorsed by Theo Paphitis’s SBS network. They have also appeared globally in the press, and on TV and radio as expert advisers in the field of Building Regulations & Fire Safety following the Grenfell Tower fire in 2017. Building Regulations are standards for the design and construction of buildings to ensure the safety and health of the people who use those
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buildings. Traditionally, only inspectors from the local authority were authorised to undertake building control, however the Building Act 1984 opened up the market, allowing qualified companies in the private sector to fulfil this role in England and Wales. Wilkinson Construction Consultants are one of these companies known as Approved Inspectors and licensed by the Construction Industry Council. From inception through to completion, the team at Wilkinson Construction Consultants are on hand at all times to ensure that clients receive the support they need to create a project they can take pride in. Once appointed, the firm will work with the client help ensure that the building work complies with Building Regulations throughout the process. Additionally, they will advise them on how the Building Regulations apply to their work, check their plans and, if required, issue a plans certificate. Throughout the project they will inspect the work as it progresses, and finally, they will issue a final certificate, providing peace of mind for clients. It is this client focused approach, combined with its vast expertise in the market, that makes Wilkinson Construction Consultants the perfect partner for anyone undertaking a new-build or renovation project.