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Welcome to Approved Inspector Services

Assurance Approvals throughout the UK

Approved Inspector Services Limited (AIS) is a multi-disciplined, independent consultancy providing Approved Inspector Building Control Approvals, Compliance Engineering approvals for Railways and Airports and a range of consultancy services including Fire Safety Engineering, Structural Engineering, Expert Witness, Party Wall Surveyors and Health and Safety Consultancy for construction clients, developers, building owners, project managers/teams and contractors.

We are licensed to deliver full building regulation approval services as an Approved Inspector. We are registered/verified by RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme) to provide services to the UK Rail Sector. Our Quality Management System is certified to ISO 9001 and highlights our strong commitment to quality, service and customer excellence. We have also been assessed and received accreditation by SAFE Contractor, a programme which recognizes very high standards of Health and Safety practice amongst UK consultants and contractors.

We work in a variety of sectors including:

Why AIS?

AIS provides a one stop shop for legislative and standards advice providing expert guidance through building control consultancy, the intricacies of the Building Regulations, Railway and Airport standards and other related legislation.

We provide clear and honest advice with innovative and practical solutions, ensuring your developments are built to be sustainable, compliant and safe without losing its creativeness and uniqueness.

We’ll work with you from the pre-tendering stage right through to completion resolving potential issues in the early stages of the design process saving you time and money, and minimising risk.

Our clients receive a service tailor-made to meet their specific needs and project demands always with added value to ensure successful delivery of their projects.

Our highly experienced and qualified staff provide timely, comprehensive and dedicated support throughout the project lifecycle from initial design support at concept stage right through the various stages up to completion. Working as a team player throughout the whole life of the project and closely with clients, designers and contractors, we ensure our involvement actively contributes towards a successful project.

Our reputation is built on strong long term relationships with our clients and on the way we do business with them. Our Clients value us.

AIS Pocket Guide App

Screenshot: AIS Pocket Guide App homepage

Our 2018 AIS Pocket Guide App is available for IOS and Android, click the badges to download for free from the App Store or Google Play Store. It is full of news, tools and valuable guides on the Building Regulations including the changes to occur shortly. It is also a showcase of our wide ranging work and services.

Latest news

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail launched

New train for the Postal Museum and Mail Rail project

One of the more challenging projects to arrive in AIS offices over the last few years has been the recently completed £26m The Postal Museum and Mail Rail project based in Clerkenwell. Read more here: Postal Museum and Mail Rail ...

Latest projects

Stratford - International Quarter London

The International Quarter London is the new heart of East London and includes construction of new residential and commercial buildings as part of an extensive urban regeneration programme in East London. Part of the new development includes the installation of a 28,000 square foot Green Wall which will become the largest living wall in London - almost a third of the area of a football pitch and close to five times the size of the current largest living wall in London.

Photo credit: Lend Lease

AIS Services: Building Regulation Approvals
Design Team: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners