Bespoke Basement Conversion London
Green Life Contractors is a leading residential basement construction company. We manage the complete construction process seamlessly, spanning the Pre-Construction, Construction and Post-Construction phases of a project.
Our main services include Architecture and Construction, Project Feasibility, Cost Analysis and Project Management.
We offer a bespoke basement conversion service based around your vision, seamlessly blending considerations of practicality and aesthetics to help you create your ideal living space.
Tailor-made for you
We are basement conversion specialists based in Parsons Green, London, we have created underground spaces that are increasingly sophisticated to meet clients’ briefs.
From underground swimming pools and home gyms to basement offices, walk-in wine cellars and state-of-the-art media rooms, we’ve built our reputation on giving customers exactly what they want.
We co-ordinate all aspects of the project, including the design, planning permission, party wall notices and the building works. We ensure all relevant certificates are obtained and, upon completion, we provide you with a guarantee for the work.
Why Choose Us?
How the Green Life Contractors Team work
First step – Planning & Design
An initial consultation
We’ll come to your home or you can drop into our office at (Studio 2, South Park Studios, 88 Peterborough Road, SW6 3HH). This initial meeting will allow us to understand your goal, listen to your requirements and design the space you want. Our surveyor will then assess your property and discuss your needs briefly and the practicalities of the project. Within days of this initial consultation we will provide a detailed proposal with an estimated budget.
Design and schematics
This is where your ideas start taking shape. The architectural designs and schematics will give you an accurate picture of how your basement will look. When you’re happy with the plans and have approved the budget, we can apply for the necessary permissions.
These are important documents for you. We will always appreciate that this is your home and endeavour to minimise the impact the construction has on your life. Our schedule of works gives you detailed and itemised list and costings of key features of your project.We then produce an accurate timetable of what to expect and when that will enable you to accurately monitor progress. Finally we will estimate the amount of each valuation and give you predictions of when these are to fall due.
Planning and structural designs
Our team of Project managers, builders will manage this whole process: structural designs and calculations are drawn up to create a practical blueprint for your new living space and planning consents obtained so the construction can begin. This is the point your ideas take shape. Green Life Contractors provides the structural designs and calculations to create a practical blue print for your new living space. When these detailed designs have been approved the job of construction can begin.
Planned time frames
Our schedule of works gives a detailed and itemised list plus costings for key features and phases. Successful project management is all about communication. Green Life is a tight knit and efficient team and while we’re in your home we make sure that you are kept up to date and happy with our progress. Efficient communication avoids problems and delays and is the best way to keep to budget and schedule.
Second Step – Construction
On site management
The Green Life team has skills and experience that general builders don’t, because of our specialist nature of work. As such, it is common for us to undertake all the works for you, both above and below ground such as kitchen extensions/side returns and even whole house refurbishment. However, if you have a current team we are pleased to undertake only the specialist ground works if you wish.
In the creation of basements, we, as a company have skills and experience that general builders don’t. As such it is common for us to be the sole contractor on projects that include not just a basement but also above ground works such as kitchen extensions/side returns and even whole house refurbishment.
Specialist ground works
We will include all excavation and removal of spoil, reinforced concrete and steel works, together with all temporary and permanent propping works, followed by the waterproofing and drainage that are so critical.
We will include all excavation and removal of spoil, re-enforced concrete and steel works together with all temporary and permanent propping works followed by the waterproofing and drainage that are so critical.
Third Step – Fit-out
Attention to detail
The final touches make a house a home and allow you to reflect your personality in the space you live in. Green Life has the expertise to design the interior you need with the inventive design flair to make it unique. Should you desire a tiled wet room with under floor heating or the luxury of finest wood, take Green Life of us. Lighting creates a mood, reflects your style and highlights what’s important to you in your living space. Bespoke furniture, custom built, fits perfectly to make the room your own.
Allow our experience in quality fit-out to give you the very best in style that you will enjoy for years to come, distinguishing your home from others.
from a tiled wet room with underfloor heating to the luxury of finest wood, Advantage know that a great room starts from the floor up.
possibly the most important aspect in room design. Good lighting creates a mood, reflects your style and highlights what’s important to you in your living space.
We can create bespoke furniture and fit it to your deign to make your room your own.
Allow our experience in quality fit-out to give you the very best in style that you will enjoy for years to come and separate your house from others.
Health and Safety at every stage
Health & Safety is of the utmost importance on every site on which we work. This is something that concerns all of our staff members, but also everyone else in the vicinity of the works, including you, your neighbours and even passers-by. Due to the nature of our work, there is always the risk of injury, or even death, as ladders, tools and various materials can be hazardous. That is why our staff are expertly trained and will always diligently adhere to all necessary Health & Safety procedures and issues.
British Standard 8102:2009
British Standard 8102:2009 is the Code of practice for protection of below ground structures against water from the ground. In essence, it is the primary design guide for structural waterproofing and groundworks in the UK, with a recent update having been released in November 2009. This document should cover every consideration relating to waterproofing design.. If you have further questions in regard to BS 8102:2009, please feel free to contact us.
Green Life Contractors has had huge success over the years in waterproofing with Delta Membrane Systems and pumps. For basement waterproofing, the Delta sealed system ensures that all membranes are expertly sealed and secured, as well as any protrusions or crevices. Delta Systems are incredibly effective in dealing with adverse water conditions, especially in basements that have a propensity to flood. There is a 30-year guarantee on all Delta membrane systems
Insurance and Guarantees
With numerous of basement conversion projects completed in London to date, Green Life Contractors has an outstanding reputation for being conversion specialists, dedicated to creating state of the art spaces, with immaculate attention to detail.
Public Liability: £5,000,000
Employer’s Liability: £10,000,000
Contractors, All Risks: £6,000,000 Contract Limit / Subject to Survey