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PI Insurance and Approved Inspectors

PI Insurance and Approved Inspectors

The aftermath of the fire at the Grenfell Tower has affected how Under-Writers for PI Insurance look at the potential risks. This is currently making them look at anyone connected with fire safety with very suspicious eyes, tainted with little enthusiasm to provide PI cover.

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New Projects Awarded to RBC

New Projects Awarded to RBC

A selection of rojects recently awarded to RBC

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New Projects Awarded to RBC

New Projects Awarded to RBC

A selection of projects recently awarded to RBC.

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Constructionline Accredited

Constructionline Accredited

We are delighted to announce that RBC has been granted Constructionline Silver Member accreditation. Constructionline is a scheme, which collects, assesses and monitors your standard company information. It is the largest pre-qualification database in the UK and the UK's leading procurement and supply chain management service.

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Wrexham Maelor Hospital - Modular Theatres and Endoscopy Unit

Wrexham Maelor Hospital - Modular Theatres and Endoscopy Unit

Wrexham

Design and Build Contractor - MTX

RBC have worked on numerous projects with modular healthcare specialist MTX, throughout England and Wales, to create fast delivery ward space, clinical department extensions and additional operating theatres.  The above project provided a new endoscopy unit and twin operating theatres for the hospital and was completed on site in under four months.

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Royal College of Music Courtyard Infill Project

Royal College of Music Courtyard Infill Project

South Kensington, London

RBC have been appointed by John Simpson Architects to provide full Building Control services for the prestigious commission to redesign the Royal College of Music in South Kensington.  The project is valued at £25 million and will transform the Grade II Listed Building.  The project involves basement, sub-basement, lower ground, first and second floor extensions in a former courtyard that links part of the Royal College of Music together and form a new museum, bar, cafes, two new theatres and practice rooms.  The effects on the existing fire compartmentation and means of escape needed careful consideration and justification and RBC have worked closely with the Architects, JSA, and the Fire Engineer to achieve this.

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Northumberland House

Northumberland House

Sutton, Surrey

Regional Building Control (RBC) have been appointed as the Approved Inspectors for the recladding of Northumberland House in Sutton, this project is actually labelled as ‘cladding rectification works’.

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New Projects Awarded to the Newbury Office

New Projects Awarded to the Newbury Office

A selection of projects recently awarded to the Newbury Office.  Click 'Read More' for more information

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New Projects Awarded to the Manchester Office

New Projects Awarded to the Manchester Office

A selection of projects recently awarded to the Manchester office.  Click 'Read More' for further information

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New Projects Awarded to the London Office

New Projects Awarded to the London Office

A selection of projects recently awarded to the London Office.  Click 'Read More' for further information

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New Projects Awarded to the Havant Office

New Projects Awarded to the Havant Office

A selection of projects recently awarded to the Havant Office.  Click 'Read More' for more information

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Newbury Team Go To The Races

Newbury Team Go To The Races

Dubai Duty Free International Race Day at Newbury Race Course

The Newbury Team and Clients enjoyed an afternoon of flat racing at Newbury Race Course in September.  The weather was extremely kind to our team and guests and the sun shone!

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VITA Student Accommodation, Southampton

VITA Student Accommodation, Southampton

The  new VITA student accommodation development in the heart of  Southampton nears completion.

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West Court Barn, Hampshire

West Court Barn, Hampshire

RBC are delighted to have been appointed to provide full Building Control services for the conversion of one of the oldest barns in the UK, which dates back to 1296 into a luxurious private residential dwelling, in Binsted, East Hampshire.  

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Hinkley Point C, Somerset

Hinkley Point C, Somerset

Hinkley Point C – Main Site

Hinkley Point C – Campus Buildings & Ancillary Site

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The Willow Tree Foundation Annual Bike Ride

The Willow Tree Foundation Annual Bike Ride

Colin Jackson took part in a 25 mile charity cycle ride with his sons and school friend.

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Building Control for London Theatres

Building Control for London Theatres

Delfont Mackintosh Theatre Group

One of RBCs clients that use us to provide the full building control service for alterations to their theatres is the Delfont Mackintosh Theatre Group and this includes the following theatres, Prince of Wales, Prince Edward, Queens, Wyndham, Noel Coward, Sondheim (Ambassadors) and Gielgud and now the Victoria Palace Theatre. We have covered the building work in most of these Theatres, some of it of a minor nature, but other work has been involved with much larger theatre projects.

 

 

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RBC Appointed for Hinkley Point C

RBC Appointed for Hinkley Point C

Nr Bridgwater

The building control approval for the Hinkley Point C nuclear site and the ancillary workers campuses and enabling work is being carried out by a private Corporate Approved Inspector, Regional Building Control Ltd.

Their appointment by edf (NNB) covers all the buildings which are not directly either regulated by the Office of Nuclear Regulation or are exempt buildings.

RBC have previously worked with edf on the construction of their nuclear training facility at Cannington Court, near Bridgwater.

The ancillary campuses and the park and ride facilities will provide accommodation and facilities for the construction workers for the main power station.

RBC Managing Director, Colin Jackson explained that being engaged in the construction of a major nuclear power station is a first for a private Building Control body and is a reflection of our expertise, professionalism and management skills. We are immensely proud to be a part of this project.

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New Project - Galliard Homes

New Project - Galliard Homes

Great Scotland Yard to become a Luxury Hotel

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