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Filling in this brief form  will instantly give you a set of contact details for people who can help with a Building Regulation requirement in your local area.  You will be given their full contact details and you will then be able to contact them directly to discuss the level of service you require.  If you decide to place an order you will deal with them directly.  There is no middle man.


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Short Summary of Terms & Conditions

This website will help you find suppliers who provide property services.  When you enter your details and press submit, the system will immediately give you the contact details of the suppliers covering your local area.  Where appropriate, initial estimates will also be instantly provided. You can then contact any of the suppliers directly. In addition, your details will be sent to each of the suppliers listed, so they will also be able to contact you. Your details will not be forwarded to any other third parties. Your email address is required but if you do not want to provide your telephone number, please enter 0000. Using this website will not commit you to placing any orders or paying any money. If you do place an order with one of the suppliers, you will be dealing directly with them.  In most cases there is no middle man. Suppliers on this website pay advertising fees to be listed, they do not pay any commission to Local Surveyors Direct. Before placing an order you should ensure that your chosen supplier has satisfactory qualifications, accreditation, experience and insurance. You will receive an email from us requesting feedback a few weeks later. After that we will not use your details again.

Detailed Summary of Terms and Conditions

This agreement describes the terms and conditions of your use, as a Client, of our services provided under the domain and sub-domains of our websites.

For the purposes of this agreement these websites are all refered to as 'The Website'

By using these websites you are agreeing to be bound by this agreement and by our Privacy Policy

The Website

The Website is a tool to facilitate surveyors, engineers and the like (Members) to promote their services to Clients. Members provide information about themselves, their services and their fees (Members Information) which is stored on the Website.  Selected parts of Members' Information may be displayed on the Website and emailed to you in response to your enquires so that you can contact them.  Members will be informed by email whenever any of their information is displayed and/or emailed to you, along with your details so that they can contact you.  We are not involved in any discussions, negotiations or agreements between Members and Clients.

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We do not review or check the accuracy or legality of Member's Information.  You are responsible for checking that any Member's Information which you may rely upon is correct.  In particular before placing an order with a member it is your responsibility to ensure that the member has satisfactory qualifications, accreditations, experience and insurance suitable for your requirement.

In the event that any incorrect or misleading Member's Information comes to your attention you must inform us immediately, by email, so that we can request the Member to correct or remove it.

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Members must only offer to carry out work for which they are sufficiently knowledgeable, experienced, competent and able to carry out, taking into account all relevant factors, including the type of work, the age and type of the property concerned, and its geographical location.  The offer of a Service or the provision of an estimate for a Service through the Website is based on limited information and does not constitute a contract or binding offer.

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We will use our reasonable endeavors to ensure that the Website and Members Information is always available to Clients.  However, we cannot and do not guarantee a continuous, uninterrupted operation as this could be affected by many factors beyond our control as well as our need to maintain and further develop the Website. 

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You must use the Website only for the purpose of obtaining information about Members and their Services, and Estimates for their Services in respect of genuine enquiries.  You must not use the Website in any improper manner or for any fraudulent purpose, nor with the intention of doing so.

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Nothing in this agreement shall limit or exclude our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation, or for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence. Subject to this, we will not be held liable for any loss or damages arising out of this agreement or the operation or non operation of the Website.


This agreement may revised at any time, without notice, by displaying the revised agreement on the Website.


Notices to us must be delivered to our registered office, The Stables, Rear of 60 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XS.

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Governing Law

This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. If any provisions of this agreement are held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be struck out and the remaining provisions shall remain. 

The above are the terms and conditions for Clients using the website.  For the terms and conditions for members listed on the website please click here.

Filling in this brief form  will instantly give you a set of contact details for people who can help with a Building Regulation requirement in your local area.  You will be given their full contact details and you will then be able to contact them directly to discuss the level of service you require.  If you decide to place an order you will deal with them directly.  There is no middle man.


Building Regulations

When circumstances require the application of Building Regulations, it’s surely preferential not to take the law into your own hands.  Particular conditions mean rules have to be adhered to so that the work undertaken is not only appropriate on health and safety grounds, but also legitimate.  This is now standard practice in England and Wales but different in Scotland, which has its own particular code.

The following situations require Building Regulations to be taken into account; cavity wall insulation, the creation/extension of a building, work relating to aspects of structure, fire, access and usage, the employment of non-FENSA registered traders (i.e. not authorised by any government accredited scheme) for window installation, alteration/renovation work affecting compliance, foundation underpinning, or a fundamental change of use.

If the job is only related to installing services or fittings such as certain types of drains, fuel burners, replacement windows, showers and toilets, the service provider must be properly registered to certify the work himself.

Guidance or approval may be necessary if the project is likely to be more substantial than this. This is different from planning permission.

By filling out your details on this website you will be able to get in touch with specialists who can dispense the right advice for you, whether they are building surveyors, structural engineers or architects.  All their credentials are available too but it is up to you to check each member as required before hiring their services.

If you need assistance with applying for planning permission, click here

Architectural design advice? click here

Do you offer help with Building Regulations?

If you offer help with Building Regulations and would like to be listed on our website, please complete the registration form and we will be happy to arrange a free trial for you.


Please see below for some of the feedback we have received from users of this website;

Website very good. I chose David Stewart of Planning and Design Drawings. The work has been carried out, all satisfactory, no fuss, very happy.
Oliver. Wandsworth, London SW18
My thanks to Danny Sullivan a very nice gentleman and would have no problem in recommending him. Regards
Suzanne, Quedgely, Gloucester
Found the web site very easy to navigate. I followed up with MDesignTech. Stephen was very responsive to our initial contact and has been very helpful in assisting us in putting together the required details for our Building Regs application .
Ray, Woking, Surrey
Promptness of response : Friendly. From call to survey being done was one week,so very prompt. Quality of service : Could make contact by phone or email and response was efficient. Explained that surveyor preferred to do 'buildings survey' on older properties, which was exactly what we hoped for. Value for money : We got quotes from three and although this was the most expensive we felt it offered what we were looking for. Professionalism : Professional but also friendly and able to translate information to us in easily understood way
Ms Sutton Great Yarmouth
Promptness of response : Had a quick response with to my enquiry! Professionalism : Responsive, reliable and good value.
Paul, Dereham

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