Read about Assent's history, organisational structure, vision and values

About Assent

Assent delivers building control solutions on over 30,000 projects annually

Our growing network of 50+ offices means that we are always within one hour of a site anywhere in England and Wales.

Assent’s registered building inspectors and experienced support teams provide high-quality, responsive building control services which achieve compliance and deliver safe, inspirational buildings for our future.

Assent Group of Businesses

Building Control has been at the heart of what we do, since we were founded in 2005, however as the built environment continues to evolve, so do building regulations and the requirements of our clients. Since then, we have made a number of acquisitions, expanding our built environment solutions. Take a look at our group of businesses in more detail below:

Our People

The Assent team work within the following three values:


Team Players

We always look out for others


Collaborative Partners

We always go the extra mile


Thought Leaders

We always think ahead

Assent's Mission

With our forward-thinking, national team of experts, we will lead the way by understanding and managing complexity to enable the creation of safer built environments through our range of professional building services.

Our continuous investment in technologies, talent and training allows us to create and support true partnerships and shape the future of the built environment together.

Our Services

Assent offer a number of services that support the creation of inspirational and safe buildings

Building Control

Assent provides a flexible, responsive and knowledgeable building control service to our clients for commercial and domestic projects

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Fire Safety Solutions

We work with you to develop fire safety solutions that meet both approving authorities and client objectives

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CPD Seminars & Training

Keep up-to-date with the latest Building Control legislation through our education and training packages

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Fire Safety Training

Enhance competence of fire safety professionals with fire safety and fire engineering training, courses, apprenticeships and qualifications - delivered by our subsidiary business Xact

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Portfolio of Work

Our experience spans a diverse variety of domestic and commercial projects. These include high-rise buildings, modular buildings, warehousing, retail developments, refurbishments, heritage sites, student accommodation and much more.

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Assent's History


We have always found that you provide an excellent service with knowledgeable inspectors and at a reasonable cost. We will continue to use you again on our future projects.

Image Homes LTD

We have worked with Assent for over three years on over 100 different projects. Our needs...are a quick turn-around on applications with thorough reviews of information. Assent have delivered on all it listed building works, commercial and industrial projects or residential developments. I would wholeheartedly recommend them.

Jake Hinchliffe

My experience working with Assent is a very good one. They are very professional and excel in working within a team to provide the best solutions in a demanding refurbishment programme.

JD Clayton Ltd

(We) have worked with Assent over a number of years on a range of projects... Assent provide a responsive and professional...service, based on a constructive and proactive approach to resolving any issues which might arise on site, and represent a cost effective alternative to local authority building control.

John Finch Partnership

I would like to say a big thank you Alan (King) and Patrick (Clarke Sussex Office) for all there help and advice during the project. There was a tricky detail of our neighbours ground level being higher than ours Alan provided the perfect solution I would have no hesitation in recommending them

John Sheldrake


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