Please find below the latest news from the Subsidence Forum

Subsidence Training Day Webinars 2021 – Registration now open!

The schedule for this year’s training day webinars has been confirmed and registration is now open! This year’s schedule will run as follows: 9am – 10am Friday 1 October – Introduction by Subsidence Forum Chair, followed by NHBC update & Abbey Pynford demonstrating a piled raft repair – Register here  9am – 10am Friday 8 […]

The Subsidence Forum Elects a new Chair

At this year’s Annual General Meeting, Ron Mace (Shire) stepped down as Chair of the Forum as his 2-year term comes to an end. Sarah Dodd (DACBeachcroft) was elected as the new Chair and Liam Hanlon (The Forshaw Group) was elected as the new Vice Chair.   We thought it would be a great idea […]

The Subsidence Forum Elects a new Vice Chair

With Sarah Dodd (DACBeachcroft) stepping into the role of Chair of the Subsidence Forum, after 2 years as Vice Chair, the position of Vice Chair was open. Liam Hanlon (The Forshaw Group) was nominated for the position and subsequently elected at the Annual General Meeting held on the 27th of May 2021. “I am the […]

Subsidence Forum Training Day Webinars:

  • Friday 1 October – Introduction by SF Chair, followed by NHBC update and Falcon demonstrating a piled raft repair (9-10am)
  • Friday 8 October – Environment Act by DACB and Catalyst with video of water main testing and repair (9-10am)
  • Friday 15 October – Statutory Tree Protection by PRI and Eviid demonstrating the use of video technology in a claims process (9-10am)

THE SUBSIDENCE FORUM PODCAST – Episode 2 of the Subsidence Forum Podcast is now LIVE!

In this episode, Sarah Dodd, Vice Chair of the Forum, is joined by Ron Mace, the Subsidence Forum Chair, Patrick Isaacs, the Head of Training and Special Interest Groups and Robert Withers, Executive Director of ASUC and Subsidence Forum Executive Board Member.

In this podcast, they discuss some of the questions that were previously asked at the hugely successful Training Day Webinars, held in October this year.

To listen to the podcast, please use this link: Subs Forum Podcast


THE SUBSIDENCE FORUM NEW EXECUTIVE BOARD – At the Annual General Meeting held on the 23rd October 2020, the Subsidence Forum Executive board was elected.

The executive board for 2020/2021 is as follows:

  • Sarah Dodd – Subsidence Forum Chair
  • Liam Hanlon – Subsidence Forum Vice Chair
  • Ron Mace – Subsidence Forum Immediate Past Chair
  • Ashley Lowe – BWB Consulting
  • Gary Dalton – Zurich
  • Giles Carter – BVS Subsidence
  • Greg Rees – Claims Consortium
  • Ian Brett-Pitt – Best Answer Subsidence Engineering
  • John Raftery – Helifix
  • Karl Evans – McLarens
  • Mark Lacy – Crawford & Company
  • Patrick Isaacs – Sedgwick
  • Paul Duddle – Catalyst Claims
  • Rob Withers – ASUC
  • Shaun Kelly – Hawthorn Estates
  • Simon Macaulay – Aviva
  • Steve Wright – Graham High Group
  • Stuart Chandler – Stantec UK Limited
  • Tom Griffiths – Constructive Response Limited

The Subsidence Forum welcomed some new faces to the board this year and we are excited and optimistic for the future of the Forum working with this executive board.

TRAINING DAY WEBINARS 2020 – The 2020 Subsidence Forum Training Day took place in a different format due to Covid restrictions. The event offered a series of online webinars across three days allowing deleagtes to view in action demonstrations and ask questions to our guest presenters on the day relating to all matters subsdience. To view the webinars please click here

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