Oxford Building Control


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A comprehensive Building Control service in Oxford

Act Surveyors Building Control offers an extensive service to support our Oxford based clients with their Building Regulations. We are approved by CIC, RICS & the Construction Industry Council enabling us to be a trusted supplier to offer professional Building Control services.

Our highly qualified team can provide building control services in Oxford to ensure your building projects meet the minimum requirements of Building Regulations. We work in both the commercial and domestic sectors and have built many strong relationships with architects, developers and contractors.

Why Choose Us?

  • – Qualified professionals
  • – Projects covered across the UK
  • – A complete consultancy service
  • – Excellent customer service and client retention
  • – Tailored service for each project
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“Act Surveyors provided a very professional and thorough service. I was so impressed with their efficiency and our working relationship, I have already appointed them on my forthcoming projects.”

Building Control Oxford

Building Control Oxford Services

Our hands-on service is provided across all sectors and we have worked on a wide-range of projects in Oxford including commercial and domestic extensions, multi-storey apartments and large mixed-use developments.

We pride ourselves on our client relationships, delivering a tailored and comprehensive consultancy service, which is always agreed and fully co-ordinated with our clients’ construction plans.

Building Control Oxford Trusted Surveyors

Act Surveyors was established in 2006 and since then has grown an extensive portfolio of clients year on year, many of whom retain Act as their preferred building control surveyors on all their projects.

Our Building Control Oxford service is delivered by our chartered surveyors and approved inspectors who work from our offices in London, Gloucester and Bristol. With a client focused team, we will work hard to support you throughout your building project.

Frequently Asked Questions


What are building control services?

Building control services ensure building regulations meet set standards for the design and construction of buildings. The main purpose is to ensure the health and safety for people in or around those buildings.

Who assesses building control?

A Building Control Inspector will assess all work and will determine if a project complies with building regulations.

What does building control involve?

Building control, also known as building regulations approval are standards that apply to all UK buildings to ensure they are safe for people who are in or around them. The regulations require a set of technical Approved Documents covering all aspects of construction work.

How long do building regs drawings take?

Approval of all drawings can take up to 5-8 weeks. The local authority building control in Oxford will need to review and then approve all documents.

What stages do building control inspect?

Usually at three key stages such as:

  • Commencement
  • Excavation
  • Foundations

What is the difference between building regs and building control?

Building regulations are the top-level building standards for all UK property (excluding single storey detached properties).  Building control is the service to ensure those standards are delivered and ensure safety for all.