Formwork Contractors in Guildford | Basement Construction by Experienced Builders in Ascot and the Surrounding Areas

Based in Guildford, South East Formwork Ltd is a family-run company which specialises in a range of focused services for the domestic and commercial sectors throughout Surrey and the surrounding areas. Our team of skilled formwork contractors and basement builders share over five decades of experience in the areas of basement construction, concreting, formwork, and strengthening work, such as reinforced concrete installations and retaining walls. 

Serving the south east of the country, we work within a fifty mile radius of our Guildford premises, serving the local and regional areas of Ascot, Brixton, Clapham, Chobham, Cobham, Croydon, Farnham, Guildford, Kingston, Richmond, Surbiton, Twickenham, Wentworth, Weybridge, Wimbledon, Windsor and Woking. For more information regarding the areas we cover, please contact us on 01483 561391 or 07796 772813.

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Professional Formwork for Commercial Businesses

Our services are specific within the construction industry, as outlined below:


These box-like structures are designed to contain poured concrete until it dries into a required shape. Once the liquid has solidified and is capable of self-supporting, the formwork may be removed – although this is not always necessary. South East Formwork offers a range of installations to suit each project, such as:

  • Concrete Bases

  • Concrete Oversites Falsework

  • Horizontal Panel Installations

  • Jumpform Formwork

  • Permanent Installations

  • Raft Slabs

  • Reinforced Stairs

  • Retaining Walls

  • Slipform Formwork

  • System Column Formwork

  • Temporary Installations

  • Vertical Formwork

  • Vertical Panel Installations

Basement Construction

We carry out all necessary works for the construction of these additional spaces for homes and premises. Our builders are highly skilled in this area, with a long history of construction expertise between us. Basements are ideally suited for areas where outdoor space for expansion is limited, such as urban areas throughout the south east.

  • Block and Beam Construction

  • Cavity Drain Membranes

  • Concrete Floor Installation

  • Drainage and Waterproofing

  • External Tanking

  • Internal Tanking

  • Reinforced Concrete

  • Retaining Walls

  • Steel Grid Installation

  • Underpinning and Piling

Reinforced Concrete

This superior method of construction improves the compressive strength of the concrete used in the construction of various buildings and basements, preventing the formed product cracking under stress. Specialising in a wide range of underground works, South East Formwork’s contractors and basement builders carry out the following for the domestic and commercial construction sectors:

  • Beams, Columns and Walls

  • Concrete Reinforced Flooring

  • Deep Foundations

  • Medium-Sized Infrastructure Projects

  • Rebar and Mesh Reinforcement

  • Reinforced Steel Concrete

  • Shallow Foundations

  • Small Build Foundations

Retaining Walls

Designed to contain rock and soil during various construction processes, our services are specific to commercial-scale construction projects throughout the areas we cover. These are usually required during basement construction and are carried out with all health and safety regulations closely observed.

  • Cantilever Walls

  • Excavation and Formwork

  • Gravity-Retaining Walls

  • Permanent Installations

  • Pre-Cast Retaining Walls

  • Soil-Retaining Walls

  • Temporary Installations

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Fully covered by the relevant insurances required for our areas of expertise, South East Formwork offers clients waterproof concrete warranties of between 12 and 20 years, depending on the project. Our competitive prices are only one of the reasons our residential and commercial clients are happy to recommend us, along with our professional approach and complete reliability. 

We are more than happy to present a selection of our previous contracts to potential clients, as well as offer relevant project advice based on our years of experience and qualifications.  Each of the team carries a current CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card, and the company is affiliated with both the SMSTS (Site Management Safety Training Scheme) and NPORS (National Plant Operators Registration Scheme). 

South East Formwork does not manufacture concrete products. Our formwork contractors and basement builders specialise in a wide range of formwork services, basement construction, reinforced concrete foundations and footings, and retaining walls for residential and commercial projects. 

We can also install reinforced concrete stairs for projects in Ascot, Brixton, Clapham, Chobham, Cobham, Croydon, Farnham, Guildford, Kingston, Richmond, Surbiton, Twickenham, Wentworth, Weybridge, Wimbledon, Windsor, Woking and the surrounding areas. 

For further information regarding our professional services, please refer to each of the dedicated pages on our website.

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01483 561391
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07796 772813
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South East Formworks
To find out more about our basement construction services in Guildford, Ascot and the surrounding areas, contact our formwork contractors on 01483 561391 or 07796 772813.