A warranty for your new home

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchase decisions you’ll ever make. Move with Barratt London and your new home will be covered by the NHBC Buildmark Warranty^.

Who are the NHBC?

The National House Building Council, commonly referred to as the NHBC, is the UK's leading standard-setting body and provider of warranty and insurance for new homes.

Their role is to work with the housebuilding industry to raise the standards of new homes and to provide consumer protection for homebuyers. They champion construction quality, so you you can buy a new-build home with confidence.

All our homes are covered by the NHBC Buildmark Warranty^ – this means we have complied with the NHBC Standards which set out the technical requirements for design, materials and workmanship in new home construction. This is just one of the added benefits of buying a new home with us.

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The NHBC Buildmark Warranty provides the following cover:

Deposit protection – Buildmark provides insurance protection if, due to the builder's insolvency, you lose your deposit or the builder does not complete the home.

Builder warranty period – The builder warranty period is usually two years from the date of legal completion. During this period, we (Barratt London) as the builder are responsible for rectifying any defects covered by warranty.

Insurance cover – After the builder warranty period ends, the NHBC provide insurance cover for specific parts of the home (usually for a period of 8 years), until expiry of the policy.

For more information, please visit the NHBC website.

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^A two year builder warranty period from legal completion provided by Barratt London followed by eight years insurance cover, provided by the NHBC. Please refer to the NHBC website for more information and full exclusions and limitations. Although all of our homes come with an NHBC warranty, it is not always an NHBC Buildmark Warranty. Please speak to a Sales Adviser on your chosen development to confirm which NHBC warranty will apply to your selected plot.