Dangerous Structures


This course explains the enforcement process undertaken by local authorities.


Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you should be able to:


  • Describe the legislative requirements to remove and deal with dangerous structures
  • Explain the guidance on expectations for site investigation work and requirements for evidence preparation
  • Identify how the enforcement team operates
  • Recognise the implications of recent Supreme Court judgments 




Tim Parrett is a member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Tim started his building control career at Shepway District Council and moved to Ashford in 1986, where he was appointed as Head of Building Control in 2000. In 2014 became Head of Development Delivery, managing a broad range of development related functions. He is also the Managing Director of ABC BC Ltd delivering a wide range of consultancy services to the industry. He has been chairman of the Kent Building Control Managers and Chair of the South East region of Local Authority Building Control (LABC). Tim has lectured at South Kent College and Mid Kent College and regularly presents Continual Professional Development (CPD) seminars to private companies, the CIOB, and other professional bodies.


Intended for

Those providing or looking to provide structural or other advice as part of the enforcement team.


Entry criteria

Qualified structural engineers engaged in providing specialist advice to Local Authority teams.

If we have not received enough bookings to break even one month before the date of the course, we will have to cancel it. So if you are interested, please don’t delay booking your place.

Event Information

Eventbrite - Dangerous Structures

Event Status
Places Available

Event Date

10:00 - 17:30

£290 + VAT for Members
£370 + VAT for Non-Members

The Institution of Structural Engineers, International HQ, 47-58 Bastwick Street, London, EC1V 3PS, United Kingdom

Tim Parrett

Event Association
Local Authority Building Control

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