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Jacking up / Raising Structures


is an effective way to increase property value, reduce cosmetic repair, and maintain structural stability.

Morcon Foundations Ltd has successfully lifted many structures since 1990. Most notable are a three-storey block of flats and an ancient monument over 400 years old, along with many residential properties.

There are various reasons why lifting or raising your property can be an attractive solution. Whether this is to increase space and value to your property or raising your property to eliminate any flood risk – Morcon foundations will delivery the most effective solution for your requirements on time and budget.

Flood risk area

If your property is location within a flood risk area then it may be very expensive to obtain buildings insurance, and in some cases impossible. Morcon Foundations have the experience to raise your property to a height to prevent any future risk of flood – this is a permanent solution.

How much does it cost?

Lifting costs are relatively small compared to more traditional building adjustments that may be required. Not only can lifting your property make it more comfortable to live in, but the increased house value can make raising your property a very cost effective solution.

Related Projects

From simple projects to the most technically demanding challenges. Our skilled engineers have the expertise to find the right solution for you.

Installation of a piled raft stabilisation scheme

Project Description Morcon were contracted, by EJ Taylor and Sons Ltd, to carry out the installation of a piled raft stabilisation scheme to a block of flats suffering from the effects of clay heave. The building had previously been underpinned using the...

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Floor slab stabilisation

Project Description Approximately 20 properties were suffering with floor slabs that had sunk between 5mm and 35mm. In response to various site investigations Morcon were asked to design a scheme to consolidate the filled ground, lift the slabs to their...

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House lift due to flood risk

Project Description The property was at constant threat of rising flood water from the nearby river Avon; therefore the homeowner contacted Morcon Foundations to design a scheme to remedy this major problem. Morcon’s senior engineer Raymond Banks drew up a...

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House lift and stabilisation

Project Description In response to various site investigations, Morcon Foundations were asked to design a scheme to lift and stabilise a 4 bedroom property with integral garage that had sunk over 140mm at the front elevation then fill the void created...

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