Icon: About Building Control

Meet the Building Control Team

The building control team at North Kesteven District Council has a wealth of knowledge and experience, and prides itself on providing the most efficient, cost effective service. 

Paul Weldon

Paul has a first class BSc (Hons) in Fire Safety and is a corporate member of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). He is employed as the Building Control Manager and Access Officer for North Kesteven District Council. Having worked in Building Control for over 30 years he has an extensive knowledge and experience of the Building Regulations and Allied Legislation, Dangerous Structures, Demolitions and Illegal Building Work. He is able to give quotes for proposed Building Control works.

Fred McGregor

Fred has a first class BSc (Hons) in Fire Safety and is a corporate member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (MCABE).  He qualified as a Lead FRACS fire risk assessor in 2015 and is competent to carry out fire risk assessments in both the Public and Private sector. He is a Principal Building Control Surveyor for North Kesteven District Council with over 30 years experience, he has extensive knowledge and experience of the Building Regulations and Allied Legislation, Dangerous Structures, Demolitions and Illegal Building Work.  He is able to give quotes for proposed Building Control works.

Lee Stewart

Lee has BSc (Hons) in Building and is a corporate member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (C.Build E MCABE). He is a Building Control Surveyor for North Kesteven District Council for over 19 years, over 32 years in total within the construction industry. He has an excellent knowledge and experience of the Building Regulations and Allied Legislation, Dangerous Structures, Demolitions and Illegal Building Work. He carries out both domestic and commercial site inspections throughout the District as requested by our customers and clients, along with periodic progress inspections as required by our Quality Control System. He has also carried out further training that allows him to carry out Access Audits on behalf of the Authority.

Sharron Routledge

Sharron has a BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying and a Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)/ Local Authority Building Control (LABC), Level 5 Diploma in Building Control Surveying and is a corporate member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB).  She is a Building Control Surveyor for North Kesteven District Council.  Having worked in Building Control for over 30 years, she has an excellent knowledge and experience of the Building Regulations and Allied Legislation, Dangerous Structures, Demolitions and Illegal Building Work and is able give prices for proposed Building Control work.  She carries out plan checking and site inspections over the whole of the district, along with periodic progress inspections as required by our Quality Control System.  She has also carried out further training and is an accredited Legionella Risk Assessor.

Bob McMath

Bob has a BSc (Hons) in Building and a Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB/Local Authority Building Control (LABC), Level 5 Diploma in Building Control Surveying and is a corporate member of Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB).  He has worked in the Construction Industry for over 20 years and he has gained excellent knowledge and experience during this time.  He is a Building Control Surveyor for North Kesteven District Council. Having worked in Building Control for over 5 years he has an excellent knowledge of the Building Regulations and Allied Legislation, Dangerous Structures, Demolitions and Illegal Building Work.  He carries out the majority of site inspections requested for the North of the District, along with periodic progress inspections as required by our Quality Control System.

Angela Dodd

Angela has undertaken several courses through LABC, she is a Building Control Technician for North Kesteven District Council. Having worked in Building Control for over 30 years she has built up a good knowledge and understanding of the Building Control function. She is able to give out general Building Control Technical Advice and give prices for proposed Building Control Work.

Jo Shakespeare

Jo is a Building Control Technician for North Kesteven District Council. Jo comes from a compliance and customer service background, with over 15 years’ experience in these fields. She has recently joined the department and is currently training to build up a knowledge and understanding of Building Control.  Once Jo has completed her training, she will be able to give general Building Control advice.

Mark Blackwell

I have worked in the construction industry for over 25 years.  I have a real passion for the industry, coming from a family of builders going back several generations. When I left school, I started as an apprentice bricklayer, and worked on a variety of sites alongside other trades and professionals, gaining knowledge and experience. I have gained my diploma in Site Management, and for the last 10 years I have worked as a site and contracts manager across multiple sectors including commercial. Public and private sectors. Outside of work I enjoy kayaking, travelling, and walking / hiking with my family.

If you need further information please contact the Building Control team by telephone or email. Alternatively you can write to or visit a Building Control Officer at our Sleaford Offices: Building Control Services, North Kesteven District Council, Kesteven Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7EF.