Links

We continue to add links to this page. If you wish to be included or make amendments please contact ASUC

For details of Insurers for previously underpinned properties click here

Partner Links

BUILD UK (formerly National Specialist Contractors Council) builduk.org/
ASUC is a member of the umbrella organisation BUILD UK (previously NSCC)

THE CADOGAN ESTATE www.cadogan.co.uk
The Cadogan Estate covers more than 90 acres of Chelsea and Knightsbridge. It stipulates ASUC contractors and warranty for all basement projects.

THE GROSVENOR ESTATE www.grosvenor.com
Grosvenor is a privately owned property group, active in some of the world’s most dynamic cities, including London where ASUC contractors and the warranty are required for basement projects.

LONDON BELGRAVIA LTD www.london-belgravia.com www.london-belgravia.com/Brokers 0203 701 0420
Property development finance at competitive interest rates

MD INSURANCE SERVICES LTD www.premierguarantee.co.uk 08444 120888
MDIS is the Scheme Administrator for the Premier Guarantee range of Structural Warranties

MPW INSURANCE BROKERS LTD www.mpwbrokers.com 01622 683913
Independent, chartered commercial insurance broker specialising in the arrangement of insurance and risk management programmes for corporate clients

SUBSIDENCE FORUM www.subsidenceforum.org.uk 01420 471623
ASUC is a founder member of the Subsidence Forum which represents homeowners, authorities, insurers, repairers and professionals in the industry.

Organisations

ASSOCIATION OF BRITISH INSURERS www.abi.org.uk

ASSOCIATION OF CONSULTANT APPROVED INSPECTORS www.approvedinspectors.org.uk/

ASSOCIATION OF INTERIOR SPECIALISTS www.ais-interiors.org.uk 0121707 0077

THE BASEMENT INFORMATION CENTRE www.basements.org.uk 01276 33155
Riverside House, 4 Meadows Business Park, Station Approach, Blackwater, Camberley GU17 9AB

BASEMENT WATERPROOFING ASSOCIATION www.basementwaterproofingassociation.org 0208 185 0263

BRE www.bre.co.uk 01923 664000
BRE, Garston, Watford WD25 9XX

BRITISH STRUCTURAL WATERPROOFING ASSOCIATION (BSWA) www.bswa.org.uk 020 8866 8339

BUILDING SERVICES RESEARCH AND INFORMATION ASSOCIATION (BSRIA) www.bsria.co.uk 01344 465600
Old Bracknell Lane West, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 7AH

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGISTS (CIAT) www.ciat.org.uk 020 7278 2206
397 City Road, London EC1V 1NH

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF BUILDING (CIOB) www.ciob.org.uk 01344 630700
Englemere, Kings Ride, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7TB

CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF LOSS ADJUSTERS www.cila.co.uk 020 7337 9960 / 0845 3459960
Peninsular House, 36 Monument Street, London EC3R 8LJ 

CITB www.citb.org

FEDERATION OF PILING SPECIALISTS www.fps.org.uk 020 8663 0947
Forum Court, 83 Copers Cope Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 1NR t:

HSE DIRECT http://hsedirect.com

INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS www.ice.org.uk 020 7222 7722
One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA

INSTITUTION OF STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS www.istructe.org.uk 020 7235 4535
11 Upper Belgrave Street, London SW1X 8BH

PROPERTY CARE ASSOCIATION (Incorporating the BWPDA) www.property-care.org 0844 375 4301
11 Ramsay Court, Kingfisher Way, Hinchingbrooke Business Park, Huntingdon PE29 6FY

ROYAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH ARCHITECTS (RIBA) www.architecture.com 020 7580 5533
66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD

WHOLEBUILD www.wholebuild.co.uk
The Site for Inspirational, Innovative and Essential Building Solutions

Health and Safety Advice

Noise Calculator www.hse.gov.uk/noise/calculator.htm

See below for information on NSCC helplines for ASUC members

Magazines and On-Line eZines

BUILDING MAGAZINE - www.building.co.uk

CONCRETE SOCIETY MAGAZINE - www.concrete.org.uk/magazine.asp

CONSTRUCTION NEWS - www.cnplus.co.uk

NEW CIVIL ENGINEER - www.nceplus.co.uk

Social Media/Networking

Linkedin: ASUC

Linkedin Group: Domestic Basement Construction

Linkedin Group: Subsidence Forum - the industry home for subsidence

Twitter: @ASUC

BUILD UK Helplines

Through ASUC's membership of the Build UK you can access the following helplines:

free advice on employment matters, including discipline, redundancy and ill health:
0844 9873 www.croner.co.uk

free advice on tax and business matters, including CIS, insolvency and tax status:
0844 249 9875 www.bakertilly.com

free advice on health and safety matters, including CDM, asbestos and risk assessments:
0844 249 9874 www.safetyservices.co.uk

offering one hour's free advice a year on construction law, contracts and dispute resolution:
0844 249 9871 www.wedlakebell.com

offering thirty minutes advice per case on construction law, contracts and dispute resolution in Scotland:
0844 249 9872 www.andersonstrathern.co.uk

For the latest construction industry news affecting the specialist sector see BUILD UK Newsline.