Merseyside LABC

Our homeowner guides give easy-to-understand advice on extensions, conversions, renovations and other projects.

Merseyside LABC
covering Halton MBC, Knowsley MBC, Liverpool City Council, Sefton MBC, St Helens MBC and Wirral MBC

Guide to Extending Your Home

Merseyside Guide to Extending Your Home
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If you're a homeowner and planning an extension or conversion, you may need a building regulations inspection as well as planning permission. Whereas planning permission is about how a building looks, building regulations make sure your home is structurally safe.

Getting building work approved by your local council's building control team guarantees that the work is safe and up to building regulations standards as well as protecting you against rogue builders. So seek their advice before starting any building project.

Building control contact

Halton
Building Control Officer: Gareth Frost
Tel: 0151 511 6565
Email: building.control@halton.gov.uk
Web: www4.halton.gov.uk/Pages/planning/BuildingRegulations.aspx

Knowsley
Principal Building Control Surveyor: Adam Jones
Tel: 0151 443 2380
Email: bcsubmissions@knowsley.go.uk
Web: www.knowsley.gov.uk/residents/building-and-planning

Liverpool
Building Control Manager: Greg Allen
Tel: 0151 233 3021
Email: building.control@liverpool.gov.uk
Web: http://liverpool.gov.uk/planning-and-building-control/

Sefton
Building Control Manager: Ian Berrington
Tel: 0345 140 0845
Email: building@sefton.gov.uk
Web: www.sefton.gov.uk/planning-building-control/building-control.aspx

St Helens
Building Control Manager: Roy Benyon
Tel: 01744 676242
Email: buildingcontrol@sthelens.gov.uk
Web: www.sthelens.gov.uk/planning-building-control/building-control/

Wirral
Building Control Manager: Sab Spina
Tel: 0151 691 8454
Email: buildingcontrol@wirral.gov.uk
Web: www.wirral.gov.uk/planning-and-building/building-control