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Underpinning Solutions

Underpinning Solutions

Rapid Design and Build have experience of estimating, designing and installing underpinning solutions for subsidence and basement construction.

Combining the CHANCE® Helical Pile with a purpose manufactured Underpinning Bracket or Reinforced Concrete Foundation


Our Underpinning Solutions offer a range of benefits to both domestic and commercial projects.

Underpinning Solutions - B&W
Underpinning Solutions - Colour

The Benefits

  • Avoids need for deep excavations and traditional mass concrete fill

  • Reduces programme

  • Uses excavators reducing long lead in times for piling rigs

  • Ability to work in restricted access reducing enabling works

  • No Pile Spoil created, excellent for contaminated soils and remove muck away costs

  • Low level of noise and vibration, can work along occupied buildings

  • Can work in and around live services and tree roots

  • Can be fixed to Reinforced Concrete, Steel or Casette Floors

  • Piles can be removed and re-used elsewhere (reducing risk of high stranding costs for obstructions)

  • Programme efficient as reduces enabling works and curing times

  • Piles can be loaded immediately

  • Better working space requirements, piles can be installed closer to existing structures and in narrower spaces than mini piling rigs

  • Product verified by Steel Construction Institute (SCI Assessed)

  • Meets National House Building Council (NHBC) requirements

  • Meets Local Authority Building Control (LABC) requirements

  • Steel can be traced back to source,with 98% recycled content

  • 30 year transferrable Product Warranty available

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