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06 Oct 2017
The Basement Information Centre are partnering with The Concrete Centre and the Modern Masonry Alliance to provide expertise in the design and construction of homes at the National Self Build and Renovation Centre (NSBRC) in Swindon.
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.
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.
06 Jul 2017
The Basement Information Centre are exhibiting at the PCA Structural Waterproofing Conference at The Slate, University of Warwick on 6th July 2017
09 May 2017
A new Basement Information Centre working group on ground gases had an inaugral meeting on 9 May. New information on ground gases and basements, as well as a discussion paper from Basement Information Centre member Michael Vernon, Delta Membranes.
03 Apr 2017
We welcome new member P3 Pumps to the Basement Information Centre
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.
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!
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.
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.