General Building Control
The UK Governments online planning and building regulations site provides useful information and copies of approved documents that can be downloaded free of charge. These form the technical "Parts" of the Building Regulations.
Essex Fire and Rescue Service
|Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors|
|The Chartered Association of Building Engineers|
|The Royal Institution of British Architects|
|The Chartered Institute of Building|
|The Institution of Engineering and Technology|
Formerly The Institution of Electrical Engineers, or I.E.E.
The Institution of Structural Engineers
|The Institution of Civil Engineers|
|The Chartered Institute of Building Service Engineers|
|Federation of Master Builders|
|National Federation of Builders|
Conservation of fuel and power, replacement windows and self - certification schemes
Oil Fired Technical Association
|Gas Safe Register|
Make sure that the engineer that fits or services your gas boiler is Gas Safe registered.
|Heating Equipment Testing and Approval Scheme|
HETAS operates a registration scheme for heating engineers installing and maintaining solid fuel appliances.
|Chartered Institution of Plumbing and Heating Engineers|
Find a registered plumber.
|Glass and Glazing Federation|
|Fenestration Self-Assessment Scheme|
If the company installing your replacement windows is FENSA registered you do not need separate building regulation approval.
National Inspection Council for Electrical Installation Contracting
National Association of Professional Inspectors and Testers
Previously known as Veolia Water Services.
|Anglian Water Services Ltd|
Contact for sewer related questions.
|Royal Association for Disability Rights|
|Royal National Institute for the Blind|
|Action on Hearing Loss (formerly Royal National Institute for the Deaf)|
|The Environment Agency|
You can search on your postcode to determine your flood risk.
|The British Board of Agrément|
Issues certificates for construction products and systems.
|British Standards Institution|
Purchase British standards.
|Building Research Establishment|
Independent, third-party certification and testing