Which application type should I choose?

Builder Developer

  • Manages the construction works and may act as builder, employ a contractor or work as a contractor to a Checkmate Developer
  • Retains responsibility for the Developers Warranty Period where acts as developer
  • Only contract defects apply where acts as contractor to a developer
  • The vendor of the finished development to the first purchaser or landlord if for rent

Contractor

  • Employed under contract to carry out works but is nether the vendor nor landlord
  • Only has liability for contract defects period (Normally 6 to 12 months)

Developer

  • Employs a Checkmate registered contractor or Builder Developer to manage and build the project
  • Retains responsibility for damage caused in the first 2 years.
  • The vendor of the finished development to the first purchaser or landlord if for rent

Housing Association
or
Registered Social Landlord

 

  • Employs a Checkmate registered contractor to carry out building works on homes to rent
  • Must employ/Joint Venture with a Checkmate registered Builder Developer for shared ownership/equity homes
  • For shared Ownership properties must employ/Joint Venture with a Checkmate Builder Developer or Joint Venture with a Checkmate Developer and employ a Checkmate Builder Developer/Contractor
  • Registered Social Landlord (RSL) registering properties for rent, entered as 1st purchaser when homes are shared ownership/equity

Associate

  • Architects, Colleges, Universities and other professional bodies that require access to our technical manual

Regional Office

  • The office of a Member which is based in a different location to the head office and not being a separate legal entity.

Building Systems Manufacturer

  • A business which produces structural buildings systems in an off-site factory for transportation to and assembly on-site and who is seeking a Checkmate type approval of such a system.