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DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES 2020- Please make a note of the following dates for your diaries

  • Subsidence Forum Annual General Meeting (members only) - Thursday 14 May
  • Subsidence Forum Training day (members & non-members) - Thursday 15 October
  • ASUC Awards (members & non-members) - Friday 20 November

THE SUBSIDENCE FORUM DISSERTATION INITIATIVE 2020- The Subsidence Forum Dissertation Prize scheme offers a cash prize for the best undergraduate, final year dissertation.  The subject matter must be related to subsidence, but it does not necessarily have to be restricted to technical aspects; it may encompass wider issues, such as climate change, social and/or financial impact on communities be they rural or urban and the wider environmental implications. The closing date for submissions is Friday 4 September at 17:00. For further information please contact the Subsdience Forum at

TRAINING DAY 17 October 2019 - This years Subsidence Forum Training Day was held on Thursday 17 October at Tewin Bury Farm, Hertford Road, Welwyn, AL6 0JB. The CPD event offered delegates an opportunity to witness interactive demonstrations and see first-hand the multiple areas of subsidence investigation, repair and monitoring. Following an initial welcome and introduction, delegates were divided into groups to tour a range of demonstration areas. The demonstration areas included:

  • Drainage Repair
  • Monitoring (Level, Crack & Remote)
  • Tree Indentification
  • Ground Improvement
  • Borehole Investigation
  • Lab Testing

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019- The Subsidence Forum Annual General Meeting was held on Thursday 16th May at The Bicester Hotel, Oxford. The meeting welcommed guest presentations from Liam Hanlon and Lynne Johnson about the Insurance Industry National Apprentice Academy. A second presentation was given by Sne Patel and Nigel Barham entitled “2018 – Subsidence Surge- through the eyes of today’s customer”. Their presentations are available to view by clicking here.










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