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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.

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:

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.

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.  

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.

Style and Substance - article in Concrete magazine

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.