Welcome to Stroma Building Control from Steve Lonsdale

"Stroma Building Control is growing across the UK to become one of the largest private Approved Inspectors in England and Wales. My aim as Managing Director is to create a Building Control employer like no other. The changes we are implementing are market leading and will help shape the future of the Building Control Sector.

We hope to continue to support and enhance the skills and progression of our staff through our Training Academy, whilst adding new layers of quality for our clients, safe in the knowledge that they are appointing the leading Building Control provider in England and Wales.

In 2019, we partnered with the University of Estate Management (UCEM) to offer a new BCs Hons degree in Building Control – exciting times ahead. Now is the time to join us."

Steven Lonsdale, Managing Director

A bit about Stroma Building Control

Stroma Building Control is one of the largest corporate Construction Industry Council (CICAIR) Approved Inspectors in England and Wales, our Building Control Surveyors and industry professionals work on a wide-array of diverse and interesting projects throughout the construction industry. A career at Stroma Building Control will include advising high-profile clients on building standards and Building Regulations compliance throughout a building or project’s lifecycle, closely linked to the RIBA plan of work.

Stroma Building Control offers a comprehensive service to support our clients in achieving compliance with the Building Regulations, with offices across England and Wales ensuring that our clients are never far away from a CICAIR approved inspector. Our people are at the heart of what we do, we believe this is reflected by our attractive benefits package and out commitment to continual professional development, as well as supporting a good work-life balance for all staff. What we do at Stroma Building Control

We provide a proactive Building Control service across all sectors, including domestic extensions through industrial/commercial buildings to new dwellings, multi-storey apartments and large mixed-use developments. We are client focused, delivering a tailored service which is agreed and co-ordinated with your specific construction programme.

Trusted Building Control Surveyors

Stroma Building Control is proud to employ some of the UK’s most experienced, talented and professionally qualified Building Control Surveyors. Our Building Control Surveyors are experienced in all sectors with the essential skills to deliver on time for our clients. We are keenly motivated to always deliver a high level of customer service.

Our Building Control service is delivered from dedicated regional offices, located nationally to ensure our clients have the support when and where required.

We pride ourselves on being a partner to clients, designers, architects and the wider project team to ensure you receive consistent advice and dedicated support from pre-construction through to final handover.

Describe Stroma to a potential employee

"The future of Building Control... We aspire to become the best Building Control body out there and have invested a considerable amount of time and effort into the development of our Training Academy, ensuring that we have the best in-house talent, to the creation of a new 21st century data management system." Paul McClelland, Associate Director Developing the next generation of Building Control Surveyors

Training Academy

Our Training Academy is open to anyone; whether you’re a new graduate or an experience Building Control Surveyor. The two-year programme helps you achieve full CABE Chartership.

  • Structure learning pathway, including training, one-to-one mentoring and regular CPD
  • Work with experience Building Control Surveyors and Senior Management
  • We’ll pay for up to two-year chartership subscriptions every year

Building Control Degree

New for 2019. A BA Hons Building Control degree in partnership with the University of Estate Management (UCEM).

tudy whilst you gain practical on-site experience with this part-time, 4-year course. Once qualified, you’ll be able to attain professional status with CABE.

"The industry is in desperate need of more qualified professional building control resources and the launch of our new Level 6 Building Control Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship alongside our BSc (Hons) Building Control programme will help to fill the skills gap in this crucial area." Ashley Wheaton, Principal of UCEM

What are your future ambitions at Stroma?

"Currently I am on a set path, including University, APC, Chartership, continued development within the office and within Stroma Academy. The aim is to continue on within the building surveying role for many years to come." Carey Cox, Building Control Surveyor

Check out some of our latest projects...

Project: A major development on the banks of the River Aire, comprising 1,050 new homes, high-quality commercial properties, as well as complementary facilities including leisure and retail, transport and schools.

Services: Approved Inspector / Building Control services

Client: CEG

Location: Kirkstall Forge, Leeds

Project: Vista is the second of the exemplar Carbon Challenge sites delivered by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA); a zero-carbon housing development, including 295 affordable homes in Peterborough. Stroma provided a range of services, including SAP Calculations, to help the client deliver zero-carbon homes.

Services: SAP Calculations

Client: Morris Homes Ltd

Location: Vista, Peterborough

Project: A regeneration scheme for Hounslow Street Quarter, including 527 residential units and commercial space. Working with the client during construction, Stroma was appointed for site inspections and pre-handover testing for final certification.

Services: Air & Acoustic Testing

Client: Barratt London / Wilson Bowden Developments

Location: Hounslow High Street Quarter

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