Garage conversions require a Building Regulation application i.e. a Full Plans application or Building Notice submission, where the intention is to provide:
NB: A professional Garage Conversion Company like ourselves will make all applications of your behalf – however if you have any doubts about either the planning or building regulation process you should contact the building control department at your local council.
Electrical Installations need to be either, installed by a Registered Part P Electrical Installer, or inspected and tested by a building control body (for which an additional charge is payable).
Why Inform the Building Control Service at your local council?
Building Control will help achieve the construction standards set out in The Building Regulations. Future sales of properties where work has been completed without Building Regulation approval can be difficult.
It should be noted that garage conversions can be quite complex building work.
Besides building regulations there may be a need for structural alterations that will require the services of an engineer.
In all aspects of such a conversion there should also be awareness of the health and safety aspects affecting building occupiers. Those considerations make it important to find a competent builder with a history and one where references can be provided.
Pro Build South East Ltd are proud to have received a Merit Award from IWA (Independent Warranty Association) with a 99% score!
The award shows that as a business we have been meeting the high standards set out by the IWA and as a result have some very happy customers.View Award Cover Guide