Abbey Pynford undertake basement construction works for new build projects and existing structures.  We aim to deliver a successful solution while offering Total Support to our client throughout the process.

Through Abbey Pynford’s core working specialisms of piling, underpinning, RC works and geotechnical engineering; the methods and skill sets have been honed to enable us to undertake these complex works using innovative techniques and technology to bring commercial construction to domestic settings and budgets.

We are experts in the design and construction of value-engineered water resistant basement structures. With a full time in-house Design Department and over 25 years of specialist engineering experience, we enable the realisation of potential in existing buildings through our range of innovative and bespoke solutions.

We invest in our people ensuring that they are trained to the highest standards and continually look for improvements through our research and development programme.  We pioneered the use of top down sequencing for retro-fit basements through the use of our Pynford stooling systems and continue to develop innovative construction techniques.

Abbey Pynford treat any building we are working on with respect ensuring minimal impact to fabric and minimal disruption to the adjacent owners.  Clients frequently call upon our experience for basement construction in listed buildings

We can offer a 10 year ASUC insurance backed guarantee for either or both the structure and the waterproofing system.


For more information about basement construction, take a look at our latest case studies:

  • 3 Storey Retro fit Underpinning Basements in Kensington
  • Open site Basement adjoining sensitive structures in Marylebone
  • Basement Creation Beneath Grade II Listed Town Hall in St Albans