With climate change upon us, the freak storms are becoming more frequent and the associated flood claims has highlighted the high number of homes with vast underground structures in London. We have recently worked together with McLarens on a joint technical piece written by Mike Hurry, Technical Manager for Private Clients, McLarens and James Featherstone, Senior Associate Director, Brawdia who discuss the issues and best solutions.
The article includes features:
• Why ‘iceberg’ basements can be susceptible to flood damage
• Steps to mitigate flood risks
• Looking to the future of basement flood risks