Basement & Cellar Case Studies

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Residential Basement Conversion

This Manchester basement conversion included a range of works, from the formation of a new external stairwell and doorway, to taking down walls to moving a boiler, all to facilitate the formation of a contemporary luxury living space:

This conversion included underpinning to achieve additional height:

showimageConversion of a
cold cellar into a
warm cosy living room
and utility area.
 1930′s Semi-detached.
showimageCheshire basement
conversion by Trace,
completed in stages.
1st stage works completed in 2002, second stage conversion in 2006.
showimageConversion to a
basement playroom
& study with W.C.
Conversion undertaken in 2003

Failed Basement Waterproofing & Conversion.

showimageGoal saved by Trace at Bolton Wanderers training ground. Work undertaken in 2008.
showimageFailed hybrid drainage and tanking waterproofing. Remedial work undertaken in 2010.
showimageFailed Supplier / Builder waterproofing and conversion. Remedial work undertaken in 2001.
showimageTwice failed tanking at the Anthony Nolan Labs, Royal Free Hospital, Hampstead.  Remedial work undertaken in 2000.

Commercial Projects.

showimageWaterproofing six hotel rooms at the Mill & Old Swan, Minster Lovell. Work undertaken in 2008. Trace acted as Main Contractor.
showimageA large basement with vaulted ceiling over, in a Sheffield Hotel waterproofed by Trace. Work undertaken in 2000.
showimageAquachem clear epoxy resin tanking installation at the Portland Basin Canal Museum. Cementitious and epoxy resin based tanking, by Trace.

Sub-Floor Voids | Crawl Spaces.

showimageA damp / wet sub-floor void (crawl space), dealt with by Trace.  Work undertaken in 2000.