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Basement Conversions and Waterproofing by knowledgable Experts

All our Projects are managed with passion and efficient customer service

To perform high quality basement conversions, cellar conversions, basement waterproofing and cellar waterproofing (cellar tanking) we employ a highly trained and experienced team of surveyors, tradespeople and supporting staff. You can find out a little bit about them below, if you’d like to connect with us on social media channels, then please do so.

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Michael Foster

DipSURV CSRT CSSW MIWsc – Managing Director

Michael is the Managing Director at Pure Basement Systems and is an experienced CSSW qualified surveyor specialising in basement waterproofing and dampness in buildings.

Michael has been actively engaged in the construction industry for 30+ years and in basement waterproofing and conversion for over 20 years. On a day to day basis he performs basement waterproofing surveys, designs basement waterproofing systems, co-ordinates and manages basement conversion projects, and manages the business side of the company. He has been trained both in the UK and USA on various aspects of basement waterproofing design, basement waterproofing installation and basement conversion. Michael is an industry qualified Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing – this level of professional qualification and experience ensures that Pure Basement Systems clients get expert advice about their basement waterproofing and conversion projects.

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Corrie Foster

BSc – Operations Director

Corrie has over 20 years commercial experience managing SME’s and is instrumental in ensuring Pure’s processes and procedures provide our clients with great customer service and professionally managed high quality, finished projects. Corrie also deals with issues surrounding regulatory and company compliance at Pure Basement Systems.

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Katie Davies

Accounts Manager / Administrator

Katie has been with Pure for 4 years. She is primarily responsible for managing Pure’s accounts department. In addition to Katie’s accounts role she also assists Sarah with general administration and marketing for Pure Basement Systems. She has a professional and conscientious approach to her work and has a passion for delivering great customer service.


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Ian Bowen

Senior Site Supervisor

Ian is a highly qualified joiner and very experienced tradesman and supervisor. He has been in the building industry for many years. Ian has worked at Pure Basement Systems since the company’s incorporation. He is the senior member of Pure’s production team and works hard to ensure that our customer’s projects run smoothly and that the company’s high quality standards are maintained.

Sean Tristram Jones

CSSW CSRT – Senior Surveyor & Business Manager

Sean joins Pure in March as a Senior Surveyor/Business Manager.

Sean has over 25 years industry experience backed up by a host of industry relevant qualifications including the CSSW (Certificated Surveyor in Structural Waterproofing) and the CSRT (Certificated Surveyor in Remedial Treatments) accolades.  Having initially entered the industry as a waterproofing technician, Sean has a wealth of both technical experience and knowledge enabling him to provide clients with robust, evidence-based structural waterproofing solutions.

Sean will be responsible for the account management of our commercial clients and our customers in the South Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Cheshire regions.

Sarah Penketh

BSc – Administration Manager

Sarah organises the administrative side of project management at Pure. She is very customer focussed and prides herself on providing great customer service. Sarah’s previous role within Leeds City Council’s Planning Department has provided her with a wealth of relevant knowledge and experience.

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Nolan Abbishaw

Site Supervisor

Nolan is a skilled and qualified joiner with 15 years industry experience. He has gained experience of working on both domestic and commercial projects where he has also built a solid set of multi trade skills in addition to his joinery expertise. He is sympathetic to the needs and expectations of clients and has very high standards of workmanship and customer service.

We have used Pure Basement Systems twice now for basement conversions in York. Their service is superb, they are reliable, their installers are professional

C Construction, York



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