Introducing the RIBA Building Contracts

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What are the RIBA Building Contracts?

A short introduction from Dale Sinclair, RIBA Vice President for Practice and Profession:

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Tailored to your project

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Clear and effective

Designed specifically to be simple, comprehensive and effective

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Choose from online or print

Available in both digital and print formats, the new RIBA Building Contracts are our most accessible

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Created for you

For architects, contractors, consultants, commercial businesses and clients

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Create your contract online

Alter, manage and view your contracts online before printing the final contract. Powered by NBS the construction knowledge experts

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Create a digital contract online with NBS

Digital tool

Create contract online

From £26.67 excluding VAT

Prepare a RIBA Domestic or Concise Building Contract online using the NBS contract tool.

Generating your contract online allows you to create, alter, manage and view all of your contracts in one secure location before printing the final contract.

Buy a paper contract from RIBA Bookshops

Paper edition

Buy paper contract

From £16.67 excluding VAT

Both RIBA Building Contracts are available to buy from RIBA Bookshops.

RIBA Bookshops offers First Class UK delivery services as standard; most UK contract orders are received the next working day.

RIBA Contract Administration Forms

The RIBA Contract Administration Forms provide the simplest and most consistent way to administer the RIBA Building Contracts.

Clearly set out and easy-to-use, the Contract Administration Forms are freely downloadable letting you complete forms as and when needed for your contract. Select the form appropriate to your contract and task, click to download and complete as required. The forms can also be printed and then completed by hand, if preferred.

The following forms are available for free:

For use with RIBA Domestic Building Contract 2014

For use with RIBA Concise Building Contract 2014