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Increase in planning applications for basements

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.

Technical Working Groups meet to progress key topics

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.

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