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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.
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.
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