Uncovering the Unseen: Recognising the Hidden Signs of Subsidence in Construction

Understanding and addressing the foundations of a structure is as critical as the design itself. Subsidence, the gradual sinking of the ground causing a building to settle, poses a significant risk to structural integrity and safety.

Often, the signs of subsidence are subtle, making early detection and intervention vital. Matthew O’Sullivan of Subsidence Ltd highlights the importance of this issue: “Crack patterns often tell a story. Understanding this language is key to early subsidence detection.”

Here are some of the telltale […]