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Please find below a selection of news articles.

 

Making the most of your plot of land

Choosing and securing a plot on which to build is one of the most crucial stages in a project. Every plot differs depending on a number of factors and it's important to identify the benefits and drawbacks from an early stage in order…

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Costs involved in a house extension project

Extensions are a great way to add value to your property, create additional living space and transform your home to be more suitable to you.

How much do extensions cost and how can you plan for spending?

Single storey extensions vary depending on the…

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Self build house kits

If you're dreaming of a new house but are skeptical of the potential stress and costs- self-build house kits might be the solution.

Self build house kits are prefabricated homes with bespoke designs. With clear pricing, environmental benefits and efficient and timely building, house kits provide an…

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Grand designs for beginners

Although inevitably a lengthy process, building your own home is certainly worth the wait. Creating a dream home with the space, views and location wrapped into one is something that can't be rushed. Grand Designs demonstrates that it certainly is doable for the house-building novice.

Here are…

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How to build your own house - Step by step guide

Although self-building a house can take months or even years of preparation, planning and building, self-building can be an affordable way for you to get your dream house.

Here, we give a step by step guide for building your own…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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