Large, deep excavations with 2 storey houses within 1m either side
Sheet Piled Basements
Contiguous piles under a linking ring beam securing the road next to the house
Basement under existing house with new extension on top
Specialist waterproofing services
New build basements with concrete guarantees
New Build Basement Specialists
Highly trained personnel
Re-defining the art of basement building
Creating beautiful living spaces
Inspiring the possible
Love where you live.....
Confined Site Basements
Sheet Piled Basements
Contiguous piles under a linking ring beam securing the road next to the house
Buried deck under new extension & garden
Buried deck basements
Specialist waterproofing services
New build basements with concrete guarantees
New Build Basement Specialists
Highly trained personnel
Re-defining the art of basement building
Creating beautiful living spaces
Inspiring the possible
Love where you live.....
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Creating space for life

Beautiful Basements is a specialist basement contractor providing a complete range of basement construction and waterproofing services for both the residential and commercial sectors. We have a wealth of specialist experience – so if your project is underground we’ve probably already built or waterproofed one just like it!  Please take a look at our gallery to see some examples of our work.

Residential Projects

For residential projects we’re the region’s specialist basement contractor for new build basements, basement underpinning, retro-fit basements and for underground waterproofing.

Whether you are a homeowner or a main contractor we can help with your new build basement project or specialist heavy-side basement works.  If you’re planning a new basement, we can help. Remember, all we do is basements!

Commercial Projects

Whether you are a developer looking for a specialist sub-contract basement builder or a design professional with a new build basement that needs costing or design progression, we can help. We are not only a specialist basement contractor, but also designer and installer of all types of waterproofing.

We build basements across the Midlands and work nationally on commercial projects involving structural waterproofing design, remedial waterproofing design and structural waterproofing installations.

Welcome to our world of Beautiful Basements!

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Basement Conversions
New Build Basements
  • Large new underground space
    Retrofit & extension basement - Northamptonshire
  • Stage 1 complete. House supported & basement walls and slab finished
    Garden & Extension Basement - Leicestershire
  • Ring beam complete, basement excavated
    New Build Basement - Combination ring-beam & traditional build
  • Concrete floor
    Retrofit Basement - Central Birmingham
  • Waterproofing of large new build basement
    Waterproof Concrete Basement - Birmingham
  • Completed room with cavity membranes
    Internal waterproofing for basement in refurbished appartment building
  • Constrained site
    Ring beam & underpin basement - Oadby
  • First layer of excavation complete at 3m deep from the top of the ring beam
    New build basement with sheet piled perimeter - Birmingham
  • Protective drainage membrane the allows patio finishes to be installed without piercing the bitumen below
    Internal Basement & External Deck Waterproofing - Hertfordshire
  • New studio apartment
    Retro-fit Basement for New Self-contained Apartment - Town House in Leicester
  • Restoration at a large country residence
    Restoration & Conversion of Large Basement - Northamptonshire
  • Beer cellar in old pub turned into habitable space
    Habitable Space in Old Pub near Wellingborough
  • Cavity drainage membrane installed
    Waterproof Storage Space - Leicestershire
  • All joints sealed and taped
    Listed Property in Rural Northamptonshire
  • Large pump devlivering concrete to the walls
    New Build Basement in Popular Residential Area - Leicester
  • New Concrete floor laid
    Retro-Fit Basement Under Listed Barn - Nottingham
  • Walls constructed in two halves, the first being created with timber shutters
    New Build Basement - Rufford, Nottinghamshire
  • Large concrete pumps used to pour wall concrete
    Waterproof Concrete Basement - Leicester
  • Basement fit out to become utility room
    Basement Utility Room Conversion - Oxfordshire
  • Waterproof Concrete Basement - Leicestershire
  • Basement with Piled Foundations - Northants
  • Light well providing natural light
    Basement Playroom Waterproofing - Narborough
  • Large retaining wall holding back hillside
    Concrete Retaining Wall - Leicestershire
  • Ceilings blasted back to original brickwork
    Basement Conversion Market Harborough
  • Basement Conversion Melton Mowbray
  • Basement Cinema Room – Birmingham
  • Basement Conversion - Daventry
  • New Build Basement - Market Harborough
  • Car Park Waterproofing - Leicestershire
  • Basement Refurbishment - Leicestershire
  • Deck Waterproofing - Derbyshire
  • Cellar Conversion - Leamington Spa
  • Basement Conversion in Northampton
  • Stepoc Block New Build Basement - Hertfordshire
  • Cess Pit Waterproofing - Shrewsbury
  • Basement Conversion, Warwick
  • New office space
    Basement Conversion in a Grade II Listed Building - Birmingham
  • Basement Waterproofing using Cavity Drainage Membranes, Leamington Spa
  • New Build Basement Waterproofing, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire
  • Car Park Deck Waterproofing to Create Dry Storage Below
  • Structural waterproofing in basement at Hothorpe Hall, Leicestershire
  • Cellar conversion, The Park, Nottingham
  • Retail Establishment Underground Waterproofing, Anstey, Leicester
  • New Build Basement - Derby
  • New Build Basement - Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire
  • Structural Waterproofing - Fort Dunlop, Birmingham
  • Basement Under a New Build Extension
  • New Build Basement - Nottinghamshire
  • Office space
    Cellar Conversion with Vaulted Ceiling, Stourbridge
  • Large deep excavation
    New Build Basement - Clipston, Nottinghamshire
  • Childrens play room created
    Basement Conversion - The Maltings, Leamington Spa
  • Small office space created
    Cellar Conversion - Matlock, Derbyshire
  • Ceiling supported whilst works carried out
    Commercial Basement Waterproofing - The Old Post Office, Coventry
  • Large kitchen and entertaining space created
    Award Winning Basement Conversion - Billesdon, Leicestershire
  • Office & living space
    Underground Waterproofing - Rugby
  • Waterproofing in newly refurbished national museum
    Structural Waterproofing - The National Motorcycle Museum
  • Excavations carried out by hand
    Underpin & Retro-fit Basement - Southam, Warwickshire
  • Garden basement with sky lights
    Garden Basement, Leicester City
  • Spacious family room
    Basement Conversion - Edgbaston, Birmingham
  • New rear access to office space
    Basement Conversion - Sutton Coldfield
  • Ceiling lined with cavity membrane
    Basement Conversion in a Listed Building - Harlaston, Staffordshire
  • Large factory in central Leicester being renovated
    Student Development Waterproofing - Leicester
  • ICF built basement with no waterproofing leaking badly
    ICF Basement Waterproofing
  • Lower section of walls and floor coated with waterproofing slurry
    Lift Pit Waterproofing - Ashby
  • Themed games room
    Cellar Conversion in Northampton
  • Vaulted ceiling rendered and new TV room created
    Basement Conversion with Vaulted Ceiling, Tamworth
  • New student accomodation
    Basement Waterproofing, Leicester
  • New light wells created to provide natural light
    Cellar Conversion - Stoneygate, Leicester
  • Plaster work & carpentry completed
    Basement Underpin and Conversion - Nottingham
  • Very large basement in desireable area
    New Build Basement - Edwalton, Nottinghamshire
  • Concept link between basement and house above
    Basement Concept Designs
  • Reinforcing forming the slab and the beginings of the walls
    Waterproof Concrete Basement, Balsham, Cambridge
  • Walls and floor sealed together at the wall & floor junction
    Basement Conversion - Loughborough

The Midland's Most Recommended Basement Specialist

Why Choose Us?

Industry leading expertise

At beautiful basements we have over 30 years of specialist basement waterproofing experience! Our surveyors are CSSW qualified which enables us to design waterproofing systems for NHBC and Premier construction guarantees; and the company is registered with the Property Care Association as a specialist basement contractor.

Delivering the Exceptional

If you want the very best for your basement conversion or new build basement then we can deliver some exceptional results. Take a look at our gallery to see some of our amazing basement restoration projects – we go beyond the purely functional and throw time and passion into creating something beautiful.

Our new build basements are also a work of passion. We love building them – and it just has to be done properly with all the necessary risk abatement measures. After all we’re building the foundations for your next 30 years and we want you to sleep at night without worrying!

A commitment to quality

We insist upon quality all of the time. No “if’s” or “but’s” or cutting a corner! If its not quality its not ours. We spend hours on every project looking at quality, learning and improving from the smallest detail and then training our staff so everyone gets it. Its one of our core principles.

Highly Trained specialist Staff

Although we’re a small team we’re all experts or working towards being an expert in some aspect of basement construction. We’re truly driven to do a great job and learn more about every aspect of this specialist form of construction. Even our labourers are sent on management courses so that they understand “why” they are doing things rather then just “what” they are doing.


It was very good to find a company that could provide a solution to our problem. Several others told us it could not be done, you proved them all wrong!

Very good, very professional. Excellent service. Provided ideas for lighting, tiling etc. We are really pleased with everything you have done and keen to recommend you when we can

I can’t recommend anyone higher than Beautiful Basements! So glad we discovered you on the net. You chose to do things differently at times to make a better job for it

The most professional building/services company we have ever dealt with – and we’ve used many! Very impressed – excellent service

We were kept involved in the process at all times. The whole site was kept very clean and tidy. Beautiful Basements score highly in professionalism, quality and value for money

Very good value for money and disruption was minimal

Very satisfied. Disruption was minimal, very professional operatives and very good value for money

We were both very impressed with the planning management and execution of the work. Your business is extremely professional and helped give us peace of mind and confidence that our house was in safe hands. Brilliant ‘customer contact’ thoughtfully minimising disruption for our neighbours and a friendly, hard working team. So different from our previous experience with builders completing the work!

Superb value for money, very professional and likeable workers. Would not hesitate to, and have recommended Beautiful Basements

A very good job, very clear/tidy working area. We have never known such tidy and self-sufficient builders! We would recommend you to anyone

It was very good to find a company that could provide a solution to our problem. Several others told us it could not be done, you proved them all wrong!

Very pleased with final job

Good standard of workmanship, very professional operatives, disruption was minimal

Superb value for money, very professional & likeable workers. Would  recommend Beautiful Basements

Very pleased with end result

Beautiful Basements were the only company to consider the project from all angles

Very professional, kept us informed & very good quality

Very satisfied. Disruption minimal, very professional operatives and very good value for money

Overall a good experience and we would recommend Beautiful Basements to others

We are now enjoying a lovely cellar conversion. Thank you

Professional planning & efficient time-keeping. Well managed, thank you

The Old Post Office “I was very pleased. Very professional with little disruption

We’re really pleased with everything and happily recommend you

Professional operatives kept us fully informed of progress and involved in the decision making process

Very good quality & value for money, professional workers ensured minimum disruption

Very good value for money & disruption was minimal

We were very impressed with the planning, management & execution – so different from previous experiences with builders!

Our Clients

At Beautiful Basements we are very happy to have worked with some of the best property developers from around the Midlands, from very large commercial projects to small, boutique design & builds.

Take a look below at some of our property development partners and some of the projects we have worked together on.

Langton Homes

“Inspirational design….aspirational living”

Langton Homes is a family run business based in Oakham, Rutland. Each project is designed to the last detail to deliver bespoke houses with stunning finishes.

We have worked together on several projects since 2010. Check out the links below to see our projects with Langton Homes:

New build basement, Market Harborough. 

New build basement with piled foundations, Market Harborough.

Costwold Oak  create bespoke houses across the West Midlands. Some of their projects are completely unique in ambition and build style, as a property developer there is no “normal way” of construction, only the right way.

We are proud to have worked with a developer with whom we share a basic philosophy. Below you can find some of the projects we worked together on.

House underpin & new build basement – Lapworth, West Midlands

Waterproof concrete basement – Birmingham

Storey Homes Ltd

Storey Homes Ltd are a family run property developer based in Milton Keynes. They offer well designed, exceptionally built properties across the Northern Home Counties.

We have worked together on several projects, from traditional, very large internal waterproofing projects to unique waterproofing projects such as bicycle storage and carpark decks. Take a look below at some of the projects we have worked on with Storey Homes Ltd.

Carpark deck waterproofing with dry storage below

Waterproofing 6 new houses, Apmthill Beds

Waterproofing very large basement, Ampthill Beds

East Coast Homes Limited

East Coast Homes Ltd. is a family run business based in Suffolk. It began with the building in a family home and expanded from there. Since that time they have developed some of the best homes in the region.

We have worked together on some very complex projects including an extension to a very large stone built house with a new basement underneath, a process called retro-fitting.

Vidi Construction Ltd. is a large Midlands based multi-discipline construction company. At present they employ over 200 skilled tradespeople in the commercial, residential and industrial build & renovation sectors.

We have worked with Vidi Construction Ltd. on a very large redevelopment of the old Copperworks building in central Birmingham, converting a disused and abandoned factory into a series of luxury, bespoke build homes.

Vidi Construction

Mercia Design & Build Ltd are a premier provider of high-end, luxurious construction services for some of the most exclusive residence in and around the Midlands.

We have worked with Mercia Design & Build Ltd on several projects in the Birmingham and West Midlands, ranging from full design & build to specialised waterproofing projects.