About us

Working with you to get it right

Vantage Building Control Ltd was formed by company directors Tony Harvey-Soanes and Russell Beaumont following successful approval by the Construction Industry Council Approved Inspector Register (CICAIR). This approval enables Vantage Building Control Ltd to carry out the Building Control function for a range of diverse clients and projects.

Vantage Building Control TONY HARVEY-SOANES

Tony Harvey-Soanes

MSc(Hons), FRICS, FCABE, MCMI, MIFIREEManaging Director
Suffolk

Tony has worked in the Building Control profession since 2004 and has worked at both Local Authority and Approved Inspectors, delivering the Building Control function on a wide variety of projects, from domestic properties to large commercial and retail developments.

Tony is an RICS APC Mentor, RICS ISURV author, CICAIR committee member and a Chartered Building Control Surveyor with extensive experience of the application of Building Regulations within the building procurement, design and construction process.

Vantage Building Control RUSSELL BEAUMONT

Russell Beaumont

BSc (Hons), MCABEDirector
Kent

As with Tony, Russell’s Building Control career started in 2004. Prior to starting Vantage Building Control in 2019, Russell had worked for two different Kent Local Authorities and also another private Approved Inspector. Russell has successfully managed over 2000 projects ranging from domestic projects to multi-million pound large scale residential schemes.

Vantage Building Control LUCINDA COCKERILL

Lucinda Cockerill

Assoc. CIPDBusiness Support
Head Office

Lu joined us in February 2020 to oversee the business support function and quality management systems. She previously worked for an international publishers and developed her own family business.

She has a keen interest in HR and is currently undertaking a masters in Human Resource Management.

In her spare time she manages a mental health forum which was founded in 2012 and chairs her local youth football club.

Vantage Building Control Andrew Lloyd

Andrew LLoyd

MCIOB, MICWCI, DipFD Senior Building Control Surveyor
Norfolk

Andrew joined our Suffolk office in August 2020.

He was previously a Clerk of Works for a large Housing Association for a number of years before joining an Approved Inspector in 2015.

Andrew has successfully managed a wide variety of Building Control projects including domestic extensions, residential new build schemes and a mix of commercial projects.

He also has a keen interest in motor sports and classic cars.

Christopher Adams

MSc (Hons), MCABEBuilding Control Surveyor
Kent

Chris joined our Kent office in October 2020.

He started his Building Control career in 2018, following 5 years of hands on experience working on site. A Masters graduate in Building Surveying and member of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers, Chris’s next focus is on membership with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

So far in his Building Control career Chris has project managed a number of schemes varying from domestic extensions, larger new build developments and commercial projects.

WILLIAM FARKINS

BSc (Hons) Building Control Surveyor
London

Will started his career in Building Control with Local Authority in 2014, after a couple of years he moved to an Approved Inspector in Birmingham.  William later moved to London where he has applied his knowledge of Building Regulations since 2018.  Will has worked on a range of projects from residential developments, domestic extensions and alterations, commercial buildings and commercial warehousing.  In 2020 he received his BSc (Hons) in Building Surveying from The University of Wolverhampton and is hoping to soon achieve MRICS status with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Marc Brooks

BSc (Hons), MCIOBSenior Building Control Surveyor
Kent

Marc joined the Kent office in February 2022 and has worked in Building Control since 2000, working for Approved Inspectors as well as a local authority.  Marc has worked or a range of project types including domestic, educational, office and commercial buildings.  Marc is a member of the CIOB and is studying towards membership of the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE).

DAVID O’REILLY

BSc BSc (Hons), MRICS, C. Build E. MCABESenior Building Control Surveyor
Norfolk

David has worked within the Building Control sector since 2007, in both Local Authority and Approved Inspectors roles. He has delivered the Building Control functions on a wide range of projects covering sectors including education, medium rise residential, MOD and Laboratories.  David has an interest in sustainability and is an accredited domestic energy assessor. In his spare time he enjoys music, sport and family time.

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