As the leading independent basement design specialists you can imagine we deal with hundreds of enquiries a year. Many basements projects are undertaken in order to create a bit more room for the family or perhaps a nanny or elderly relative needs to move in....

We are very lucky to be able to work on basement projects on some stunning properties across London and the South East. Back in 2018 we were engaged to work on a fantastic project in Hampstead, London. It was quite a large and ambitious project but...

Is it too late to be wishing everyone a Happy New Year? We hope you all had a wonderful festive break and the bump back down to office/everyday life hasn’t been too traumatic. We have been working on some new and exciting projects which are a...

We would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our friends, family, readers and clients the happiest of Christmases. This year has seen its fair share of challenges, what with Brexit putting the frighteners up everyone, but it’s also been a year of...

We’ve designed and developed hundreds of basement projects in London, and have been responsible for the planning process for hundreds more! Digging down is the new loft conversion and in the most expensive areas of London, excavating and installing a basement actually works out to...

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...

Basements are for the whole family – we all want that perfect area that everyone can enjoy. In densely populated cities like London it can be difficult to find more space for your expanding family without uprooting everyone with an expensive house move. So we...

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...