Basement construction and groundwater in London advice

Basement construction and groundwater in London advice

Basement construction in London has been a common for the last 300 years. However, the recent escalation in land prices and conservation restrictions regarding works above ground, have increase the desire to install new larger basements. Such large basements are becoming more common, especially around Hampstead, Notting Hill and Chelsea. A central document for consideration in the design of basements is BS8102 – The Code of practice for protection of below ground structures against water from the ground BS8102 covers...

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