When developing basement installation projects it is common for the excavation team to come across interesting things buried in the earth. As most basement digging is done by hand these archaeological findings often cause a lot of intrigue for the workers. In London our teams tend...

As the leading Basement Design specialists in London we have submitted hundreds (possibly thousands) of planning applications. We’ve spoken before about how difficult it can be in the different London Boroughs. If you’ve been to our blog before you’ll know that a basement isn’t always the...

Planning has changed. It’s had to. There are so many different ways of improving and developing your home now that the old planning rules didn’t quite cover – and sometimes this has led to people taking advantage and over-developing their properties. This isn’t something we...

Do you remember when they said that the basement ‘trend’ was coming to an end in 2007? Well, according to research undertaken by Halifax Britain saw 183% rise in planning applications for basement extensions in 2017. This comes as no surprise as the cost of moving...

Over the last couple of weeks it has been reported that the new trend on the horizon is the building of Super Sheds. Apparently wealthy home owners with gardens in London have started looking at building these structures in order to get more room on...