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5 of the most impressive structures in the world

Since construction is the industry we know best, we know how to recognise an amazing project. There are thousands of incredible structures across the world, but some of the most awe-inspiring are those which include impressive feats of engineering.

Here are some…

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Why opt for driven piles?

A driven pile is defined as a tall slender column which is driven deep into the ground and used to support the weight of a load-bearing building, tower, wall or bridge.

What are the benefits of choosing a driven pile over any other type of…

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How deep will the foundations of my project need to be?

You might already be aware of the purpose of foundations, which serve as structural support for load bearing capacities. But have you thought about how deep your foundations will be?

If you're commencing a building project, whether commercial or…

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Construction Trends for 2019

When we think of trends changing, we might think about the ever-changing fashion or technology trends that come and go season on season. In reality, everything is changing alongside them, including construction. Where some methods in construction become popular, others might fall off the radar depending on…

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Don't forget these things before commencing your new-build

Commencing a new-build is a major project and one that takes a lot of planning, time and effort.

If you're in the process of planning a self-build, you might be concerned about potential things you have forgotten about that can affect your build.…

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What's in the news: How has the housing market changed over the years?

It's no secret that the housing market has changed over the last few decades. Britain's homes are becoming increasingly less affordable, which is delaying the age that first-time buyers are able to purchase properties.

The Office for…

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Foundations for Garage Conversions

A garage can be a really useful space, particularly if you've got a number of hobbies and need somewhere to store heavy equipment, or have a large garden and need somewhere to store outdoor furniture or garden tools.

If you're someone that doesn't take advantage of your…

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What should you know before starting a self-build

Building your own home is a huge project to take on. Not only will it be time-consuming, but if you're creating your dream home it'll probably be costly. It's a good idea before starting such a project to be completely prepared for any…

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What's in the news: Dutch energy-saving housing

The city of Nottingham has become the first council to adopt a new housing initiative known as 'Energiesprong' after the local authority won £5m from the EU’s Regional Development Fund.

Energiesprong is an energy efficient initiative transforming old homes by radically upgrading their energy…

Read more: What’s in the news: Dutch energy-saving housing




What can BelowGround do for my commercial project?

Since our establishment, Below Ground has provided 420 commercial contractors with a range of high-quality piling and underpinning services across the whole of southern England and Wales.

Our specialist piling contractors use a variety of modern heavy rigs to meet our clients'…

Read more: What can BelowGround do for my commercial project?





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