Build-Zone joins Consumer Code for New Homes
Leading UK Structural Warranty provider, Build-Zone, has joined the Consumer Code for New Homes (CCNH) to raise new home warranty standards for SME Developers.
The Consumer Code for New Homes (CCNH) offers robust protection for individuals and families investing in newly constructed homes. It is approved by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), which mandates requirements for all registered developers.
The code aims to enforce best practices in the marketing, selling, and purchasing of new homes while also setting high standards for post-sales customer care services. CCNH work with warranty providers, signed up as Code users, who ensure detailed monitoring and code enforcement together. By joining the CCNH, Build-Zone will be aligned with other warranty providers in the market, helping to raise standards for developers and builders.
Peter Richardson, Build-Zone, said:
“At Build-Zone, we are committed to upholding the highest industry standards for developers and house builders benefitting from new home warranties. Our dedication to excellence aims to help both consumers and developers alike. By joining the Consumer Code for New Homes, we promote a collective voice within the industry, fostering collaboration and ensuring quality throughout the new home-buying process.
We are delighted to be part of the CCNH and work alongside like-minded warranty providers to provide market confidence collectively, with consumer safety at the forefront of operations.”
Build-Zone has some of the largest ‘A’ Rated insurance capacity available in the market and can provide 10 or 12-year structural warranty policies across residential, social housing, mixed-use, Build-to-Rent, student accommodation and large commercial projects. They work directly with developers, contractors, architects, engineers, project managers, lenders, other construction professionals, and their panel of specialist insurance brokers.
Build-Zone is part of Aston Lark and was created as a 10-year Structural Warranty provider in 2003. and is experienced in underwriting Structural Warranties for all types of developments, from a single-unit new home warranty to large residential or commercial latent defects insurance.
About Aston Lark
Aston Lark, a Howden company, is on a journey to become the industry's most trusted Chartered insurance broker and employee benefits advisor. With 1,900 employees across more than 60 offices in the UK and Ireland, 200,000 customers and more than £1.1bn of GWP, our expertise is vast and spans all commercial sectors, industry-specific schemes, employee benefits consultancy, and a wide range of private client solutions.