Spotlight on the South West! Meet your local area Surveyor


Cook Brown Building Control operate nationally across England and Wales, including a large presence in the South West of England.

In this area we have 18 Building Control Surveyors that cover all areas from Bristol and Somerset, down through Devon, Dorset and Cornwall. Their professional expertise ensure that we can provide Building Regulations services on projects of all sizes and from all sectors.

We understand that it is important to build a strong symbiotic relationship with your building control provider to ensure a smooth, compliant, and efficient project delivery. In aid of this, we would like to introduce you to a few of the hard-working faces that visit your sites across the South West.

Keep an eye out on our social media over the next month to find out more about your local surveyors!


What is a Building Control Surveyor?

A Building Control Surveyor and Approved inspector work with project managers and developers to ensure that building regulations are followed during construction projects, whether you are building an extension on your home or building a block of luxury apartments from the ground up.


What do Building Control Surveyors do?

Ensuring that new construction projects comply with building regulations covers a range of tasks, from working with a variety of stakeholders in construction projects, from home owners, developers, contractors, architects, to the corporate leadership of large supermarket chains to keep the project running on schedule make the buildings as efficient and cost effective as possible for the future.

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How do you become a Building Control Surveyor?

Many new building control surveyors have a HNC, HND or a degree. Though having experience in the building and construction industry are advantageous.

You can progress into building control through various pathways including the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building Engineers (CABE) or the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

At Cook Brown, we invest in our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and encourage employees to become involved and participate in company and community activities as part of their employment with us.

Being part of a Group of companies, we provide both our office and technical teams a wide range of benefits when they join our team, which include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuous personal development (CPD) opportunities
  • Training linked to their specific job role
  • Pension scheme
  • A friendly and professional working environment


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