NHBC structural warranties undertakings review

The CMA is reviewing undertakings given by the National House-Building Council (NHBC) in 1995.

Administrative timetable

Date Action
October/November 2017 Publish final decision
July/August 2017 Publish provisional decision
March to June 2017 Evidence gathering
21 March 2017 Review launched and initial request for evidence

Review group appointed

The CMA has appointed a group for the review of the undertakings.


Decision to undertake review

21 March 2017: The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has decided to conduct a review of the undertakings given by the NHBC in December 1995 following an investigation by the Monopolies and Mergers Commission (MMC).

We’re seeking views from interested parties on whether or not there is a case for removing or varying these undertakings. Those responding should provide their views, supported with relevant evidence where possible, in writing to the CMA either by email or by post by 20 April 2017.

Remedies Reviews
Competition and Markets Authority
Victoria House
Southampton Row



Project director

Alison Gold (alison.gold@cma.gsi.gov.uk, 020 3738 6731)

Senior responsible officer

Adam Land (adam.land@cma.gsi.gov.uk, 020 3738 6172)

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