Celebrating six years working with DHV Architects

Celebrating six years working with DHV Architects

Following our recent 8th anniversary, we have been reflecting on projects and clients we have worked with over the years. With involvement in over 150 of their projects, we are pleased to celebrate that we have been providing Building Control advice and assisting with achieving Building Control

Women in Construction Week: Jayne Hall

Women in Construction Week: Jayne Hall

To conclude Women in Construction Week we would like to introduce to you Jayne Hall from Cook Brown Building Control. Jayne has had an established career with South Gloucestershire Council where she managed the Built Environment Enforcement Service, looking after the Building Control, Planning Enforcement, Environmental Enforcement

Appointment on new scheme at historic Raby Castle in County Durham

Appointment on new scheme at historic Raby Castle in County Durham

Work is due to begin on a two-year scheme, named ‘The Rising’, to restore and preserve historic buildings at Raby Castle Park and Gardens and enhance the current visitor experience. Raby Castle has stood as a landmark within County Durham for 700 years and the dynamic scheme,

New appointment on high-profile Bath City Centre office building

New appointment on high-profile Bath City Centre office building

Following a successful working relationship on previous projects, we have been appointed by Black Cat Consultancy to provide Approved Inspector services on the refurbishment of a high-profile office building in Bath City Centre, adjacent to the iconic Bath Spa Station. The building, which is named ‘Royal Mead’,

Part L Update

Part L Update

Update on the Future Homes Standard and proposed Building Regulations Changes to Energy and Ventilation Standards for new homes. Since the tragic events of the fire at Grenfell Tower in 2017, other pressing matters such as Climate Change appear to have taken a back seat as politicians

The Old Flax Shop shortlisted for the Homebuilding and Renovating Award

The Old Flax Shop shortlisted for the Homebuilding and Renovating Award

Congratulations to the homeowners of The Old Flax Shop, Luke and Laura Thomas, on their shortlisting for the Daily Telegraph Homebuilding and Renovating Award. Luke and Laura have successful completed a conversion of a former grade II listed agricultural building into a luxury holiday let in Dorset.

We are delighted to welcome Janye Hall as our Principal Building Control Surveyor!

We are delighted to welcome Janye Hall as our Principal Building Control Surveyor!

Jayne is joining the team at Cook Brown Building Control from her established career with South Gloucestershire Council where she managed the Built Environment Enforcement Service, looking after the Building Control, Planning Enforcement, Environmental Enforcement and Envirocrime functions. She is the immediate Past President of the Chartered

Safety case principles for high-rise residential buildings

Safety case principles for high-rise residential buildings

“It’s really encouraging to see the HSE Chief Inspector of Buildings introducing good practical guidance on the preparation of safety cases for those running or looking after high rise residential buildings. The HSE are also seeking industry feedback and we in Cook Brown Building Control are keen