What are Building Regulations?

Building Regulations are detailed regulations to ensure that new buildings, conversions, renovations and extensions are going to be safe, healthy and high-performing. So, once planning permission has been issued (or if not required) then in order to carry out the work, where required, building regulation approval has to be put into place for the work to be carried out accordingly.

The building regs cover many areas including structural integrity, fire protection, accessibility, energy performance, acoustic performance, electrical and gas safety. They also lay standards for drains, ventilation, protection against the ingress of water and so on.

Do I need building regulations approval?

Building regulations usually apply if you want to:

  • Put up a new building
  • Extend or alter an existing one
  • Provide services and/or fittings in a building such as washing and sanitary facilities, hot water cylinders, foul water and rainwater drainage, replacement windows, and fuel burning appliances of any type.

Example Building Reg Drawings

Download and view the below drawings to give an idea of some of our typical building reg drawings.

Let's get started

For your peace of mind and to explore that we are the right fit for you, we provide our free Discovery Pack. When you are ready, we can start working on your plans immediately.

The cost of Inspired Building Regulations starts from as little as £700; we tailor it to fit your needs. For your convenience, we split the payments with the initial payment at 50%, and the balance of 50% paid after you have approved the plans. We want you to be fully satisfied with our service!

Inspired Building Regs

Balance Payment From
£350

How It Works – Step by Step

Discovery Package

Fill in Key Details Online Questionnaire

As soon as you have booked your call and paid the nominal £10, you will automatically be sent a link to a Key Details Questionnaire.
It should take approximately 2-5 minutes to complete and is designed to provide key details about you and your project.

Download sketch template

You will also be provided with a link to a single page sketch template.

Create a basic sketch with floor dimensions

Important Note: For Planning approval, dimensions are not needed to be millimetre perfect. However, if following the Discovery Call, you would prefer additional help, you can use our Inspired Surveying for a measurement survey undertaken by one of our consultants before we start the planning.

Upload sketch plus exterior property photos

We review the Discovery Questionnaire, sketch and images

We review your details before the call to make sure it will be productive.

Discovery Phone Call

This ensures we get a good understanding of what you need and your requirements, BEFORE you make a commitment to our Inspired Planning package. We want to make sure we can provide you the best service.

Inspired Building Regs

Just 50% payment required upfront

When you have completed your Discovery Package, you can choose to go for our Inspired Building Regs option. We only require 50% payment upfront. Simply use our online payment system to pay the remaining 50% of Inspired Building Regs after we have completed.

Initial Building Regs will be issued within 7 working days.

Check they are to your satisfaction.

Final building regs will be completed within 7 working days.

The remaining 50% of the fee is paid.

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