Birmingham Best Practice Club

Constructing Excellence through Knowledge Sharing

Birmingham Best Practice in 2018

Birmingham Best Practice Club committee are delighted that 3PB Barristers, the new incumbents of The Colmore Building, have not only offered to allow us to continue within their facilities but also to actively support and sponsor our activities to promote Best Practice in Birmingham.

A Date for Your Diary :

The Birmingham Best Practice Club is delighted to announce the date of their next Breakfast Event – Tuesday 3rd July 2018

The Hackitt Report – Implications for Construction Industry

“…the current regulatory system for ensuring fire safety in high-rise and complex buildings is not fit for purpose.”

Following the release of Dame Judith Hackitt’s report of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, with a particular focus on the application to high rise residential buildings following the Grenfell Tower tragedy, the BBPC welcomes a panel of experts to present and debate the likely implications on the construction industry.  

The report recommends a complete overhaul of the current system of Building Regulations but how will this be achieved?

 In respect of assigning responsibility for aspects of the design and construction of buildings (such as is found in the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015), the report suggests a “more streamlined, holistic view while retaining the right level of relevant technical detail” in relation to the Approved Documents which appears to recommend two aims that are not necessarily compatible or achievable.

The Report also identifies difficulties (pre and post construction) in ensuring compliance with Building Regulations and fire safety and it appears to lean towards recommending that greater responsibility should lie with persons outside of the regulatory framework, mainly citing a shortage of resource and or competency as the justification for such an approach.

Join us for breakfast and an informative, interactive event.

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3 July : The Hackitt Report ... Implications for Construction Industry

Our Events

BBPC is a not for profit organisation and relies on contributions from membership, event attendance, sponsorship and the goodwill of participating organisations to host and help organise events.

Our events have been well received and well attended in the past and we have an ambitious programme for the future.

Individual attendance is £15 per event.

Please discuss offers of sponsorship directly with the Club Secretary.

CPD Accreditation Certificates will be issued for attendance at our events.

About Us

A forum for individuals to learn about the principles of Best Practice, while creating a culture and local support network of continuous improvement.

It offers the opportunity for an informal group of highly developed, innovative people to learn from each other, share that knowledge, and ultimately improve their business.

You Can Get Involved


Anyone who is in the construction industry can get involved - from the client or owner of a building to the design team, main and specialist contractors, house builders and materials manufacturers and suppliers. However, anyone linked to the construction industry and its supply chain is welcome to join.


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