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New Office Opening by the Mayor of Trafford

A successful opening of ABC+ Warranty new offices in Altrincham by the Mayor of Trafford Tom Ross.

Many local businesses and members of the construction industry attended on May 9th.

ABC+ Warranty is expanding as the growth of structural warranties for new and converted homes continues.

Call 0845 680 0467 the office for a structural warranty quote for your new build project.

Exciting News – Moving Premises

Exciting News!

ABC+ Warranty & Architects Certificate are moving to larger premises as part of our company expansion from Friday 15th March 2019.

Please note we may experience some disruption during this day and apologise in advance. We plan to be back up and running by Monday 18th March. Our new office address is: 1 Anchorage Court, Caspian Road, Altrincham WA14 5HH and our contact number will remain the same 0161 928 8804 or 0845 680 0467.

Look out for more updates re our exciting move.

10 Year Structural Warranty is now widely accepted by banks and building societies

Our cost effective 10 Year Structural Warranty is now widely accepted by banks and building societies.

For many years, the well known Warranty Giants have had the monopoly within the construction market, as a result, they were able to charge extortionate fees and then exclude many components of the property. In fact their Warranty certificate probably wasn’t worth the paper it was written on…

We believe it shouldn’t cost you the earth to build your home!

That’s why our ABC+ Warranty has NO membership fees/ NO renewal fees/NO holding bonds required and best of all we promise to beat any quotation you may have already received.

We also provide Building Control/ Road Bonds/ Contractor Performance Bonds and CML Certificates.

ABC+ Warranty meets the governments Help to Buy criteria and is fit for Housing Associations, self builders and the larger developer.

Our certificates can be issued in minutes with full access to your inspection reports. It’s as easy as.. ABC+ Approved Building Certificates

Latest Mortgage and Construction News

Don't get comfy just yet guys

The CML, ABFA, BBA, CML, FFA, Payments UK and UK Cards have now been merged into one group and are to be known as UK Finance. The CML Mortgage Lenders Handbook will now be known as UK Finance Mortgage Lenders Handbook.

Banks and building societies together with conveyancing solicitors should read up on the following information from the CML.

UK Construction industry- Government figures show a slow start to the year with lending and transactions both in line with 12 month averages. A recent survey carried out by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors expects much of the same going forward. The report noted that there continues to be a fall in the number of properties coming onto the market, as July marked 17 consecutive months where this measure was falling.

Lloyds Standards

Lloyds banking group are raising the standards to adopt the RICS standard of surveying.This is great news for Architects Certificate who offer both types of Warranty certification for new homes. Architects Certificate have held this high level of qualification since 1989. Hand picking only the best Surveying team of RICS professionals. Not everyone will be happy with this news however, for the likes of larger well known Warranty providers whose ‘inspectors’ rather than ‘Surveyors’ are typically qualified to only a BSc in construction standard. That could be the reason why so many other Warranty providers are experiencing high levels of claims recently.