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British Board of Agrément - BBA

Product & Property Inspection - Audit - Certification - Testing Services - Management Systems - BBACIT

Product Approval & Certification

BBA certification is recognised throughout the construction industry as a symbol of quality and reassurance. It's a vital ingredient for product manufacturers to help ensure acceptance with specifiers, building control, local authorities and insurers. We will work with you to achieve the approval of construction products through our robust test and assessment schemes.

Audit & Inspection

Our knowledgeable and supportive experts provide exemplary impartial inspection services to the construction industry, accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). By putting clients' requirements at the centre of all we do, our team delivers credible, unbiased information that will drive organisations forward.

Testing Services

Testing has been a key part of Agrément Certification for 50 years and has extended to cover more than 40 different products areas within the construction industry, including insulation, roofing products, doors & windows, pipes & drainage, highways & bridge deck waterproofing. Testing supports product approval and certification processes and offers independent services to meet manufacturers’ test requirements. Our experts have a wealth of technical knowledge and sit on numerous committees and steering groups to provide essential input into different issues confronting the industry.

Management Systems

The BBA can help you gain registration to BS EN ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 as we are accredited by the UKAS, this registration demonstrates a commitment to both quality and the environment in today's competitive market.

BBACIT (Consultancy, Investigation and Training)

CIT helps tackle problems associated with property insulation. Our expert investigation services are available to local authorities, housing associations, government departments, legal practices, property speculators, home dwellers and anyone dealing with the consequences of inappropriate insulation retrofits or improperly installed insulation products. CIT services are designed to give complete peace of mind either about the current condition of buildings or when they are being recommended for retrofit intervention works.

The BBA is dedicated to helping businesses and organisations supply the construction industry with products, installers and systems of the highest quality. Since 1966 we have developed rigorous testing, inspection and certification services which are designed to support manufacturers and installers in achieving excellence, while reassuring industry professionals. Our certification and inspection services are carried out by teams with detailed technical knowledge and experience, which are recognised by building control, local authorities, insurers and UK construction trade associations.

The BBA are accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), we test in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025. The BBA is also heavily involved with a variety of committees and trade organisations designed to improve the industry. By collaborating with organisations such as the European Organisation for Technical Assessments (EOTA) and the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum (WSBF), we can influence policy development and work to help limit technical barriers to cross-border construction trading throughout Europe.

Our overall mission is simple: to ensure the safe development and adoption of innovative solutions by reassuring users, manufacturers, retailers, installers, specifiers, insurers and regulators of products and systems.


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BBA Inspection Services

British Board of Agrément
Bucknalls Lane
WD25 9BA

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Tel: +44 (0) 1923 665300

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