Part L of the Buildings Regulations
David McCullogh, director of operation excellence, TPS
David McCullogh FRICS PPIBC is the Director of Operational Excellence at TPS a multi d design consultancy. He has 35 years' experience in the field of Building Regulations and associated legislation, and was formerly Head of Professional Standards at Carillion Specialist Services Ltd; a private sector building control certification company (Approved Inspector). Prior to that, he was Building Control Manager at Hartlepool Borough Council.
David is a former Chairman of the RICS Building Control Forum/Faculty (now Professional Group) and still serves on the International Board of the Professional Group. He is Past President of the Institute of Building Control and a former Board Member of the RICS Building Surveying Faculty.
David has presented papers on various aspects related to building control at conferences and seminars at many UK and international events, and is a former part time lecturer on 'Statutory Control of Buildings' at Teesside University and on 'Access for All' at Hartlepool College of Further Education.
David chaired a recent Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) working party involved in looking at changes to Part L for 2010 and is now working with DCLG on the proposals for Part L 2013.
About TPS Ltd
TPS' professional staff includes many acknowledged leaders in their fields, and as part of the £5bn Carillion Group has the advantage of long-term continuity and powerful supply chain leverage. An extensive range of niche and specialist skills enables TPS to provide professional expertise across all aspects of the construction industry. Safety, sustainability and innovation underpin their approach.
TPS provides comprehensive integrated services to a wide client base including government, local authority and private sector businesses and are uniquely placed to add value to clients' needs by drawing on a reservoir of resources.
TPS has a proven track record of meeting finding cost-effective solutions to complex technical problems throughout the project life cycle, backed by quality, health and safety, and environmental management system certification, complemented by specialist skills such as security design services, property legislation, risk management, building and quantity surveying, space planning and interior design.