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Property Trend Going Underground

09 Mar 2021

When there's no space to extend outwards, digging downwards might be a great option. If you're looking to add more day-to-day living space rather than a bedroom, then extending underneath the house or garden can add chill-out zones, an extra living room, a kitchen/ diner or even a home cinema.

A warm welcome to JUTA

26 Jan 2021

The Basement Information Centre are pleased to announce that JUTA UK Ltd have recently joined as members and we would like to give them a warm welcome.

Webinar: Controlling Ground Gases & Water – How to get Synergy

18 Dec 2020

How do we tackle both structural/below ground waterproofing and ground gas issues in an effective and safe way? What conflicts exist between British Standard documents BS 8102 & BS 8485, and how do we best balance these conflicts in order to come up with an appropriate solution for our clients and customers?

A warm welcome to Anderton Concrete

26 Nov 2020

The Basement Information Centre is pleased to announce that Anderton Concrete have recently joined membership and we would like to give them a warm welcome. 

Mental Health Awareness Week

19 May 2020

With new health and safety guidance and resources available to support social distancing on site, we thought it was a good opportunity to remind those involved in the design and construction of basements to also protect their mental health. 

Site Operating Guidance - Covid 19

19 May 2020

The Construction Leadership Council has today updated their site operating guidance for all construction sites operating in the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the fourth version of the guidance. 

 

Site Operating Guidance - Covid 19

14 Apr 2020

The Construction Leadership Council has today updated their site operating guidance for all construction sites operating in the Covid-19 pandemic. This is the third version of the guidance. 

 

Planning a Basement: On demand webinar

06 Apr 2020

Working with our colleagues at The Concrete Centre, Planning a Basement is one of the first webinars to be added to their new on-demand webinar service. This webinar will help navigate through the essentials of site investigations, planning requirements and building regulations for basement construction for housing.

Basement Information Centre: Coronavirus working arrangements

27 Mar 2020

Due to the latest advice from Public Health England and UK Government, the team at Basement Information Centre are currently working from home and are still available to answer queries and provide guidance. Our members are amending their working patterns and behaviours in line with government advice and materials are still being supplied to essential sites.