South Worcestershire Building Control

Your Local Building Control Team

The Partnership brings together the Building Control services of Malvern Hills District Council, Worcester City Council and Wychavon District Council into one Partnership, sharing resources of expertise to provide a modern, flexible and customer efficient Building Control Service.

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Our aim is to continuously improve service and increase our customer satisfaction. We are committed to providing you with:

  • Next day site inspection
  • Site Visits when you want them
  • Highly Competitive fees
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of Building Regulations and local site conditions
  • Providing free pre-submission advice
  • A one team and consistent approach across South Worcestershire
  • Friendly and helpful staff

Contact Building Control

  • Please quote the building Regulation application reference number on all queries relating to an application.
  • Please be aware that inspection requests must be made no later than 4.00pm on the day before the inspection.

Phone: 01684 862223

Option 1 - Inspection bookings only

Option 2 - for all general enquiries, telephone payments and technical queries.


All general enquiries, Building Regulation applications, additional information and technical queries

Text: 'swbc' to 60777

You can request an inspection by texting 'swbc' to 60777. Please tell us the day you require the visit, type of inspection, application reference number or address and your contact name.


South Worcestershire Building Control Partnership,
The Council House,
Avenue Road,
WR14 3AF

Opening times:

Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm

Visit Planning websites at:

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Worcester City LogoWorcester City

Wychavon LogoWychavon

Planning Portal

Interactive house on the planning portal website
Investigate the interactive house on the Planning Portal website to find out if you require building regulations consent. If you are still unsure please contact us.

About us

Link to the SWBCSS Leaflet

Find out more about South Worcestershire Building Control Partnership.


Link to the LABC Website

As part of our service, LABC is now able to offer a high quality structural warranty alongside our building control facilities.