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15 Jan 2019
This talk is aimed at commercial basements in the UK and is based on TCCs ‘Concrete Basements’ publication. The whole lecture usually takes well over 90 mins. So we have split it into two sections. It is necessary to understand the background (this webinar) before kicking on with the structural design ( Part 2).
03 Oct 2018
Anyone thinking of going underground with their build project needs to visit the Basement Information Centre on Stand B255. The exhibit is part of the Better Built Housing Hub, in the Build Show, part of UK Construction Week at the NEC from 9-11 October.
20 Sep 2018
The Basement Information Centre is delighted to be supporting the Better Built Housing Hub at UK Construction Week. This new feature developed by The Concrete Centre and Modern Masonry for the Build Show includes a seminar theatre and exhibits. Come and visit the Basement Information Centre on stand B255.
09 Aug 2018
This will be the third annual PCA Structural Waterproofing conference, which will take place at The Slate, University of Warwick, Coventry.
26 Apr 2018
Practical guidance for high quality, high performance homes that don’t cost the earth.
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01 Mar 2018
This CPD webinar will deal with the intricacies of structural design of basements, which essentially is the control of cracking. Loads, specification, an example (in outline) and a few case studies will also be covered.
07 Feb 2018
This free CPD webinar will provide guidance on grades and types of basements, waterproofing strategy, ground movement, methods of construction and materials.
01 Jan 2018
The Basement Information Centre has moved to a new office.
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.