Code for sustainable homes – hydrology reports towards sur1 and sur2

Code for sustainable homes – hydrology reports towards sur1 and sur2

All new social housing schemes in England must have a Code for Sustainable Homes (CSH) rating. While many local authorities in England are requiring the Code for Sustainable Homes to be met as a condition of the planning for private housing schemes. We assist Clients, Architects and others involved in projects to identify or design sustainable drainage and flood risk mitigation works and advise on compliance and performance against the categories Sur 1 (Surface Water Run-off) and Sur 2 (Flood Risk). The Code for Sustainable Homes...

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Basement impact assessment advice

Basement impact assessment advice

What is a basement impact assessment? A basement impact assessment is an independent professional engineering review of a basement proposal.  There is no common standard or requirements for basement impact assessments, although each Council has similar elements which they require to be appropriately addressed. Typically, there are three general elements to a basement impact assessment. They should be addressed by three appropriately qualified and insured organisations: The hydraulic civil engineering element – This should be...

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Private Houses

Private Houses

We have considerable experience on the civil engineering design to support external and internal works for important clients. Most houses are grade 1 or 2 listed and works need to be designed sensitively. Many of these estates have tree preservation orders and other special issues. Our experience of the design and specification of trenchless solutions across site for services (including directional drilling) can be extremely valuable to clients. We have particular experience in groundwater and surface water systems around major new build...

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