Building Control

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Welcome to The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Building Control, your local, independent, impartial, not for profit service.

The Building Control service exists to ensure that buildings are designed and constructed in accordance with the Building Regulations & Associated Legislation.

We are a member of Local Authority Building Control (LABC) - Delivering impartial and professional building control services throughout England and Wales.

The Building Regulations are a national set of regulations made under the powers of the Building Act 1984. They provide Building Control - Technical Guidance Notes through Approved Documents, which ensure a minimum standard of design and construction for new buildings, alterations and extensions.

These are the standards:

  • safeguard the health and safety of persons in and around the buildings;
  • conserve energy through insulation, and control usage;
  • provide access and facilities for disabled persons.

For further information for homeowners or professional please visit Local Authority Building Control (LABC) website.

Contact details at the bottom of this page.

Fees and charges

Please be aware that our fees are increasing. Any applications received before 4.45pm on Friday 31 March 2023 will be charged under the current fees. Any applications received after this will be subject to the new charges.

Building Control Service : Contact details

Contacting the building control team

Where available, please provide the following information when contacting us:

- Location of site.
- Contact telephone number.
- Application number.
- The type of inspection required together with preferred date and any detail of booked concrete etc.

For further information, please contact us by:

Building Control Service - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead
St Ives Road
Maidenhead SL6 1RF
Telephone: 01628 796915