Approved Inspectors

Approved Inspectors

With the latest group acquisition of BRCS (Building Control) Ltd by Hickton Holdings Ltd (trading as Hickton Group), we can now offer an all-encompassing service that also includes Building Control, an independent service provided through our sister company, BRCS.

We believe that this is an all-encompassing solution that sets us apart from our competition. Our award-winning Quality Site Inspection services combined with the Approved Inspector service provides you with an unmatched solution when it comes to both quality inspections and building compliance on your construction projects.

As Approved Inspectors, BRCS will focus on building regulation compliance. They will work with your design teams to provide them with building regulation guidance and will issue any mandatory certificates.

Our teams can now offer you unique inspection services which includes:

  • Compliance: Checking all the critical stages of your project to ensure that the quality meets statutory regulations and specifications.
  • Quality workmanship: Monitoring and inspecting the work at regular intervals checking the work in progress, identifying and minimising problems and defective work.
  • The correct use of materials: Checking that the materials on site are to the correct specification and quality.
  • Identifying defects: Identifying and reporting on defects that can cause disruption, delays and problems which might impact on the programme and future maintenance.
  • Providing recommendations: Providing practical advice as necessary in relation to construction details and methods.
  • Being an independent critical eye: Providing you with an early independent warning of problems concerning the quality of construction and of any programme delays.
  • Providing a proactive service: Discussing urgent issues face-to-face or by phone with the relevant members of the site team.
  • Design proposal assessment: Preliminary assessment of design proposals and the vetting of the design drawings, details and calculations.
  • Building regulation certification: As an experienced Building Control organisation, BRCS are able to provide a full range of associated professional services including Building Regulation consultancy.

Please read ‘A day in the life of a Building Control Surveyor ‘ by clicking here.

To find out more about Approved Inspector service, please visit or call our Chelmsford office on 01245 350937.