Building an extension, a new house or even a new factory?

Then the design and construction needs to meet building regulations approval.
With its wealth of expertise and access to experts in their fields,
OWL Building Control can be your single point of contact for consultation and compliance services.


Need some help in the planning stages? Our surveyors are on hand
to provide expert advice on all aspects of the build process.

We offer pre-application advice on compliance with building regulations.

Once the project is ready to start we:

Serve the notice to the local authority that works are about to start

Provide a detailed written design review of the plans submitted by the architect
(where applicable) together with a site visit plan

Attend site to oversee compliance and report back to owner/contractor

Consult with the statutory bodies for fire and sewage (where required)

Issue all necessary notices and certificates.

We also provide specialist services for things like:

The Party Wall Act.


All new commercial buildings need to incorporate ‘Inclusive Design’
principles to comply with Building Regulations.

Our NRAC Access specialist has many years’ experience in auditing
all types of building for compliance.


Today’s modern homes need to comply with a raft of energy saving and environmental
standards to help preserve the earth’s resources for future generations.

At OWL Building Control we can provide access to a range
of services you will need when building a new home.

Air Pressure Testing

Energy Ratings

Flow Rate Testing

SAP Ratings

SBEM Ratings

Sound Insulation Testing

Water Efficiency Calculations.


OWL Building Controls Fire Consultants can advise building owners
of their obligations under the various fire legislations.

Our services include:

Advice on compliance with applicable regulations

Fire safety design checking and advice services.

We can also provide Fire Risk Assessments in and around the Thames Valley in accordance
with the relevant requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO)

Our service includes:

Detailed site inspections to assess the adequacy of fire safety in the building

A review of procedures related to means of escape in case of fire

Advice on practical solutions to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations.


OWL Building Control works with a number of organisations that can provide warranty on new build projects.
We are happy to help you find the warranty provider that can provide the best solution based on your individual circumstances and the project being undertaken. Please contact us for more information.