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02 Jun 2021
Delta Membrane Systems, a member of The Basement Information Centre, has released a range of Fire Retardant waterproofing products. The MS 500 Fire membrane achieves a Euroclass rating of B-S2, d0 in accordance with EN 13501-1:2018 and is designed to be used as part of a Type C cavity drainage system.
18 May 2021
Basements and below ground structures are a vital part of using land efficiently, offering designers the opportunity to create energy efficient spaces with a range of potential uses. Concrete is the most common material used for constructing basements.
13 May 2021
The Basement Information Centre member, Anderton Concrete, has recently been awarded the British Board of Agrément (BBA) Certificate 20/5774 for the Stepoc Concrete Shuttering system.
09 Mar 2021
When there's no space to extend outwards, digging downwards might be a great option. If you're looking to add more day-to-day living space rather than a bedroom, then extending underneath the house or garden can add chill-out zones, an extra living room, a kitchen/ diner or even a home cinema.
26 Jan 2021
The Basement Information Centre are pleased to announce that JUTA UK Ltd have recently joined as members and we would like to give them a warm welcome.
18 Dec 2020
How do we tackle both structural/below ground waterproofing and ground gas issues in an effective and safe way? What conflicts exist between British Standard documents BS 8102 & BS 8485, and how do we best balance these conflicts in order to come up with an appropriate solution for our clients and customers?
26 Nov 2020
The Basement Information Centre is pleased to announce that Anderton Concrete have recently joined membership and we would like to give them a warm welcome.
15 Nov 2020
Following the closure of BASF Construction Chemicals in September 2020, the MBCC Group was formed. BASF Construction Chemicals has been renamed as Master Builders Solutions UK Ltd and is a brand of the MBCC Group.
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.
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.