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Increase in planning applications for basements

23 Aug 2017

Analysis by Halifax of planning data for England, Scotland and Wales from January 2012 to December 2016 has found a 183% increase in planning applications for basement extensions, as people improve properties rather than move. As reported in the Guardian today.

Technical Working Groups meet to progress key topics

03 Aug 2017

The Basement Information Centre is a forum to develop guidance to simplify design and enable high performance basement construction. To this end, our ground gases working group and podium decks working group have both met during the summer to progress their projects.

New Member

03 Apr 2017

We welcome new member P3 Pumps to the Basement Information Centre

Success at Ecobuild 2017

10 Mar 2017

The Basement Information Centre attended Ecobuild 2017 as part of the Concrete and Masonry Pavilion and the event was a great success.

TBIC at Ecobuild 2017!

09 Feb 2017

The Basement Information Centre (TBIC) will be attending Ecobuild 2017 as part of the Concrete and Masonry Pavilion.

 

Come and see us on stand E147!

Latest research shows an increase in planning applications for basements

03 Feb 2017

Research by Direct Line, states that applications to build or extend basements have increased by 9 per cent across the UK, between 2013 and 2015. The majority, 75 per cent, of basement conversions are in London where the number of projects increased by 11 per cent. In 2015 there were almost 1,500 planning applications to excavate basements.

New Case Studies

02 Jan 2017

Whether you are looking for inspiration for a new-build basement or you have a retro-fit basement project, the new case study section of the site can give you some ideas.

 

With a range of examples available find out more in our case study section.

 

Alternatively visit our members' section and see links to the case studies.