Contacts & technical advice

The page provides contact details and guidance notes for the building control service.

Find the relevant building control offices and surveyors for your area.

  • Phone: 01670 623838
  • Email: buildingcontrol@northumberland.gov.uk
  • Alnwick address: Building Control,Alnwick Community Fire Station, Blackthorn Close, Lionheart Enterprise Park, Alnwick Northumberland. NE66 2ER.

Alan Rowley: (phone 07779012405) Bellingham, Longhorsley (apart from parish of Hepscott), Morpeth North, Morpeth Kirkhill, Morpeth Stobhill, Ponteland East and Stannington (parish of Whalton), Ponteland North (parish of Belsay).

Brian Trotter: (phone: 07971810273) Ponteland East & Stannington (apart from Whalton), Ponteland South with Heddon, Ponteland North parish of Ponteland, Ponteland West, Bywell, Prudhoe North, Prudhoe South, Stocksfield and Broomhaugh, Corbridge (parish of Corbridge), South Tynedale parishes of Shotley LQ, Hedley and Healey

Alan Parmley: (phone: 07500855538) Newsham, Kitty Brewster, Croft, Cowpen, Plessey, Isabella, Wensleydale, Bedlington East and West and Sleekburn.

Ross Hindmarsh: (phone: 07946560961) South Blyth, Cramlington Village, Hartley, Cramlington West, Cramlington South East, Cramlington Eastfield, Cramlington North, Cramlington East, Holywell, Seghill with Seaton Delaval.

Niels van den Brandt: (phone:07885282819) Hexham West, Hexham East, Hexham Central with Acomb, Haydon and Hadrian, Humshaugh, Haltwhistle, South Tynedale (parishes of Allendale and West Allen), Corbridge parish of Sandhoe.

Hugh Watson: (phone: 07971810291) Bamburgh, Norham and Islandshires (parish of Chatton), Wooler parishes Ilderton, Lilburn, Roddam, Ingram, Longhoughton, Rothbury, Longframlington.

John Rutter: (phone: 07779012432) Alnwick, Shilbottle, Amble West with Warkworth, Amble parish of Amble.

Gordon Dickson: (phone: 07703124857) Wooler Parishes of Carham and Branxton, Wooler, Doddington, Akeld, Ewart, Berwick North, Berwick West and Ord, Berwick East, Norham and Islandshires (except parish of Chatton).

Please email buildingcontrol@northumberland.gov.uk for advise or inspections on the areas of:
Amble parishes of East Chevington, Togston, Hauxley; Druridge Bay, Pegswood, Lynemouth, Hirst, Seaton & Newbiggin West, Newbiggin Central and East, Bothal, Haydon, College, Stakeford, Choppington, Ashington Central and Longhorsley (parish of Hepscott)


For further assistance please contact our technical support officers:

  • Lindsay Panchyshyn (phone: 01670 623820) Hexham, Ponteland and the west 
  • Michelle Carr (phone: 01670 623838) Alnwick and Berwick
  • Anna Asbury (phone: 01670 623729) Morpeth, Ashington, Blyth, Bedlington, Cramlington and the south east