The underpinning of failed foundations requires Building Control approval.

Detailed plans are not always required but where piling is to be used (or an alternative structural design is to be followed) the structural details and calculations to substantiate the design must be included with the application even when a Building Notice is used.


Please contact Building Control regarding fees:

Contact the Building Control Helpline and the Team will be able to provide you with a fee quote

  • 0161 770 4122


Please contact the Building Control team for a copy of the application form you require via email or by phone: