BOPAS Breakfast Briefing

  • Location: Lloyd's Register, London
  • Date: 06/12/2016
  • Time: 08:30 - 10:00

Description

This Breakfast Briefing will provide an overview of BOPAS Certification and its role in supporting innovative forms of house-building. Jeff Maxted (BLP Director of Technical Consultancy) will be presenting at this event.

The Buildoffsite Property Assurance Scheme (BOPAS) has been developed by Lloyd's Register EMEA, Building LifePlans (BLP), Buildoffsite, the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) to provide assurance to the lending community and valuers, that non-traditional systems of construction can be used in new house-building with total confidence and traceability, with the option of insurance cover to provide additional certainty.

BOPAS certification is available to manufacturers and constructors and will provide confirmation that new properties, built using non-traditional forms of construction, will be sufficiently durable to support loans over a period of not less than 60 years. The availability of a BOPAS certification is a recognised means to manage financial and construction risk and is proving to be of particular interest to private purchases requiring a mortgage, institutional investors in new public and private sector housing developments, and client groups including RSLs and LAs.

Programme

08:00 Registration and coffee
08:30 Welcome and introduction
08:45 The BOPAS Scheme:

  • Context and benefits - Terry Munday, Lloyd's Register EMEA
  • Accreditation process and database
  • Durability assessment process - Jeff Maxted, BLP
  • BOPAS warranty provision

09:15 BOPAS Accreditation Award
09:25 Q&A and discussion
09:55 Closing summary
10:00 Close

Venue

Lloyd's Register EMEA
71 Fenchurch Street
London
EC3M 4BS

To register to attend this event please email julie.fraser@buildoffsite.com.

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