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Please find below a selection of news articles.

 

Extensions VS buying a new house

If you've been craving some additional space; whether your family has grown, your home business is taking over the living room or your kitchen is too small for your once small pet, it's time to think about the next step for you.

Should you move…

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5 things to think about before building a new house

If you’ve completed a building project in the past, you’ll understand that the process is far from straightforward. There are many aspects to consider when building a new house. If you’re completely new to it, we’ve made a list of…

Read more: 5 things to think about before building a new house




Documents needed for piling

It’s necessary for all buildings to have adequate foundations when building a new project.

Foundations support heavy building structures, transferring load of weight from the building to layers of rock or soil beneath. Pile foundations are used to transfer weak areas into stronger, less compressible soil…

Read more: Documents needed for piling




Human remains found at construction site in Kent

Published: 19th January 2018 

At Belowground Ltd we carry out a range of varied piling and underpinning work, for a wide number of contractors. Recently however, we encountered something on a job that caught even our experienced team off guard - the discoveryof human…

Read more: Human remains found at construction site in Kent




Piled foundations for fabulous kitchen extensions

Published: 17th January 2018

The new year is a very popular time for people to begin thinking about housing renovation projects. As well as the appeal of the new year’s blank canvas ready for people to fill with their grand plans, there is also the…

Read more: Piled foundations for fabulous kitchen extensions




Why the UK Construction industry should embrace driven piling

 

Published: 5th December 2017

The benefits of driven piling go beyond what many people give it credit for. Despite its many documented advantages, the UK has shown little enthusiasm for driven piling compared to mainland Europe who consider it the norm…

Read more: Why the UK Construction industry should embrace driven piling




5 Reasons to consider construction equipment hire

 

Published:  1st December 2017

The benefits of purchasing a shiny new piece of equipment can be appealing. Newly purchased machinery comes with the latest technology and fully functioning settings - but what about potential downfalls? New construction equipment can come with a…

Read more: 5 Reasons to consider construction equipment hire




Building on Garden Plots

Published: 24th November 2017

In a recent project, we were contracted to construct a piled reinforced concrete slab for a new build two bedroom property which was being built on the site of an old garage at the rear of a property.


Many people find sourcing…

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Why Groundworks are critical to construction

Published: 30th November 2017

At the first stage of any project, ground works are crucial to the success of any build.

Groundwork involves building a strong base in order for construction to begin. Sturdy groundwork is imperative when building and many specifications are needed in…

Read more: Why Groundworks are critical to construction




Piled foundations for 4 new extensions on The Magdalen Road, Alms Houses in Exeter

Published: 2nd November 2017

In our most recent project, Belowground ltd were contracted to construct 4 piled foundations for four new extensions on houses on The Magdalen Road, Almshouses in the heart of Exeter. These properties were…

Read more: Piled foundations for 4 new extensions on The Magdalen Road, Alms Houses in Exeter





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