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Service update: Monday 20th September 2021. All recycling collections, including pink sack and glass collections are back on this week starting with Wickford on Monday 20 September.

Thank you for your patience and understanding whilst services have been disrupted. Please remember to put out your sacks on your usual collection day and note that the Barleylands Recycling Centre has returned to its normal opening times.

LABC New Homes Warranty

LABC New Homes WarrantyLABC's business partner, LABC New Home Warranty (NHW), provides a complete range of specialist services to ensure you are fulfilling the building requirements for any development as well as saving you time and money.

LABC NHW Services

  • Structural warranty:
    • Speculatively Built Residential Housing 
    • Social Housing 
    • Self Build Housing
  •  SAP assessments (Energy performance assessment)
  • Acoustic testing (Building Regulations Part E)
  • Air pressure testing (Building Regulations Part L)
  • Code for Sustainable Homes assessments
  • Home Information Packs (mandatory for all new homes)
  • Free advice and support on technical and environmental issues

Why is a structural warranty needed?

In order to obtain a mortgage, most banks and building societies require new buildings to have a structural warranty in place as it covers any risks that are not included in standard buildings insurance such as design, materials or workmanship. This is technically known as latent defects insurance. It also gives the client piece of mind.

Why use LABC New Home Warranty?

  • Partnered with local authorities allowing a  smoother  process
  • Option for interest free instalments to spread the payment  costs
  • Comprehensive cover
  • Highly competitive pricing backed up with superior service
  • Regional Account Managers and in-house flexible 
  • Free HIP hosting service available with warranty
  • LABC NHW in-house surveying and technical services team


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