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Style and Substance

11 Jul 2019

Basements are known for requiring technical expertise in engineering, waterproofing and material specification, but this does not need to limit the design and aesthetic of exposed concrete, as Claire Ackerman of The Concrete Centre and Basement Information Centre explores.

Resilient Housing Conference 2019

11 Jul 2019

The Basements Information Centre are exhibiting at this one-day conference that will provide the latest guidance, technical expertise and explain practical developments that will influence the design and delivery of long-lasting and high performance homes.

IStructE Course: Concrete Basements

11 Jul 2019

This course, by IStructE, covers the design of concrete basements to Eurocode 2, including waterproofing strategies, site constraints, ground movements, methods of construction, structural design and calculating crack widths.  

Basements for Housing Webinar

11 Jul 2019

This presentation will give an insight into the design and construction of basements, sharing lessons learnt and key guidance for those embarking on the development of a new home.

Basement Seminar for ISE Scotland

11 Jul 2019

Basements have lots of engineering challenges and this seminar hopes to offer a the full spectrum of advice covering:

FREE WEBINAR: Planning a basement - Part One

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).

Basement Information Centre at UK Construction Week

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.

Better Built Housing Hub at UK Construction Week

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.  

Better Built Homes Seminar

26 Apr 2018

Practical guidance for high quality, high performance homes that don’t cost the earth.

Concrete and masonry products are UK-manufactured, locally available and one of the most cost-effective solutions for building a new home.