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Death of David Wood

It saddens us to announce the untimely death of our friend and colleague, David Wood, who died unexpectantly on Saturday 17thAugust. We do not, as yet, have any details of the funeral arrangements but we will update this post as soon as we do. If you would like to be contacted directly please email us…

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Health & Safety – Busy Builder Fact Sheets

As part of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Health and Safety Executive and the Building Control Alliance we are please to provide some Busy Builder sheets with information on health and safety matters on building sites. The sheets can be found here.

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Important – Payment by Cheque

Online payments are preferred but if you want to send a cheque please ensure it is payable to Elmbridge Building Control Services Ltd or EBCS Ltd. Cheques made payable to Elmbridge Borough Council will not be accepted after 1st November 2016.

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England’s First Building Control Mutual is One Year Old

One year ago on 1 August 2015, Elmbridge Borough Council created England’s first building control mutual – Elmbridge Building Control Services Limited (EBCS). For the last year EBCS has successfully provided the Council’s building control services and managed the applications from developers in Elmbridge including residents and businesses. Elmbridge Borough Council has a highly qualified…

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EBCS donates essential site surveying equipment

Previous Guildford College student donates essential site surveying equipment On Wednesday 11 May, Guildford College’s Construction department were kindly donated some ex-local authority site surveying equipment by a previous student of the College. The equipment, which included a theodolite (used to measure the height of contours) and an electronic distance meter, are essential tools used…

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LABC Awards – Grand Final Winners Announced

Best in construction celebrated at LABC Building Excellence Awards Grand Final Outstanding construction was celebrated last night (10 November) as nearly 700 UK building industry professionals gathered for the Grand Finals of the 2015 LABC Building Excellence Awards. Contractors, architects, designers and local authority building control surveyors were among the guests at the Lancaster London…

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