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Abbey Pynford having recently moved offices finally got round to celebrating their 25th anniversary at the beginning of March. Founders Paul Kiss and Phil Jones shared some amusing anecdotes of Abbey Pynford's early days over lunch and then both staff and Keymen enjoyed an afternoon of fun at the local snow centre. Check out our Facebook page for photos ...
The recent RBKC planning consultation event revealed interesting resident opinion: specialist contractors should be used on all projects and in many people’s experience basement construction was not noisy. General consensus was in support of the proposed limitation on basements to 1 storey depth.
Abbey Pynford Basement Engineering Specialists are undertaking in house training for their site operatives and management for the installation and quality management of the Kryton waterproofing system. The training will cover the use of their water resisting concrete additives, installation of day joints and detailing to service penetrations. the training will allow abbey pynford to provide a complete water resisting concrete shell without the use of external contractors.
Abbey Pynford Basement Engineering Specialists are near completion of their works on a 4 storey semi-detached residential property in Notting Hill. Abbey Pynford have completed the traditional underpinning of the existing dwelling and have utilised their specialist experience in the formation of an adjoining basement structure. Working closely with the site management, Abbey Pynford have overcome difficulties with restricted site access to increase the existing living space of this period property.
Abbey Pynford Basement Engineering Specialist’s refurbishment market in London continues to buck the national construction industry’s trend of stagnation. Recent market reports predict that the London Refurbishment market will continue to grow from its current £38billion estimated value to a 2016 peak.
A great day with various activities planned in support of Red Nose Day at Abbey Pynford today. The Hula Hoop challenge due to be held at lunchtime today is proving to be the most popular with many practice sessions being undertaken during the week ... from what I've seen so far I know this is going to be an absolutely hilarious event. Not only are we supporting a good cause but having an out of the ordinary day like this in the office helps to reinforce the amazing team spirit we have at Abbey Pynford. A company that works together and plays together can achieve great things .. our list of historical project achievements shows that Abbey Pynford is and always has been a great company to work for and with.
The Association of Specialist Underpinning Contractors whom Abbey Pynford are a member of are in the process of writing a Basement Guidance Handbook. The handbook is planned for release in the Spring/Summer 2013 and is intended as guidance for clients (domestic or commercial), professional teams, designers and architects etc. to help improve wider industry health and safety standards as well as construction quality.
Housedeck is the only bespoke proprietary foundation solution that can be adapted to suit any ground conditions. At Abbey Pynford, our concept design team select the most cost efficient foundation solution for the ground conditions encountered with due regard for any site constraints. The system can be adapted to any shape building and designed to support any loads from the superstructure to be supported. The system minimises excavation and spoil away which makes it one of the most environmentally friendly system to specify. For adaptability and cost efficiency, choose Abbey Pynford’s Housedeck.
Abbey Pynford’s Housedeck consistently meets client's expectations in respect of Safety, Quality and Programme. It is rarely matched for its ability to score highly when measured in these categories. The Abbey Pynford Housedeck team are proud of its attributes and happy to demonstrate this on a demo day or site visit to a site near you. Contact us on 0870 085 8400.