Demand for building control services prompts new DBCP appointment

Natalie Harwood

Derbyshire Building Control Partnership (DBCP) has further strengthened the delivery of its building control service across the county with the appointment of experienced building control surveyor Natalie Harwood.

Based out of the company’s Derby office, Natalie will be covering Heanor and Ripley working with builders, architects and property owners in the area.

Natalie is one of a number of new appointments made recently by the company across both its offices in Chesterfield and Derby. The new appointments support DBCP’s aims to be the building control service provider of choice in Derbyshire.

She boasts 20 years of building control experience having started her career as a trainee with Nottingham City Council in 1999. Prior to that, Natalie completed a shop fitting apprenticeship.

She commented; “My shop fitting experience gives me an appreciation of the pressures and constraints that the construction industry is currently under. I believe it’s important to take a partnership approach to deliver the best outcome for all concerned. This is at the very core of how DBCP operates and what attracted me to the company.”

Natalie joins DBCP at a time of growth for the company. As it responds to the construction boom in Derbyshire and the increased need for building control services.

Delighted to join the DBCP team, Natalie added: “My job is my passion. I am fascinated with structures and how buildings go together. I consider myself very lucky to call my job my hobby.”

DBCP is the recommended building control service provider in Derbyshire and is responsible for ensuring that all new construction, conversions, alterations and extensions are built to a minimum standard and meet certain health, safety and welfare standards.