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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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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.

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.

Stephanie Atkinson (BSc)

Administrator for Basement Projects and Pumps

With 14 years of administration experience, skills and knowledge gained in her previous roles working for Barnardos & Logistics companies. Stephanie joined PURE 1 year ago.
Stephanie lives with her husband and gorgeous but bossy little dog and her hobbies include supporting her local cricket and football teams.

Dave Bowyer

Basement Waterproofer and Groundworker

Dave has several years’ experience within the Basement Conversion Industry and enjoys the variety of work he is involved in. Having joined PURE two years ago, and with a keen eye for detail, Dave is primarily involved in the early stages of our Basement Projects i.e. enabling, preparation and waterproofing before our plasters and joiners get started.
Outside of work Dave enjoys being with his family and Boxer dog. He also likes caravanning and golf.

Darren Hunter

Lead Plumber and Tiler

Darren brings the skills and experience he has acquired through being in the trade for over 20 year to his role at PURE where he joined the team a year ago.
In his spare time Darren spends time with his family and enjoys watching football and socialising.

Richard Green

Lead Waterproofer / Quality Control Waterproofer and Assistant Pump Technician

PURE benefits from Richard’s experience within the industry and he has been with us for 4 years, successfully applying his skills to our basement project works, specialising in the waterproofing element.
Richard is a family man; a keen supporter of his local football team and he enjoys socialising in his free time.

Justin Hainsworth

Lead Dry Liner and Plasterer

Justin has a wealth of plastering knowledge having worked in the plastering trade for over 20 years and has been an employee at PURE for 2 years.
Justin loves being a family man, but now has only 1 big dog and 2 cats still living at home!! In his leisure time he enjoys reading, martial arts and eating out.

Andrew Wood

Construction Supervisor, Senior Joiner and Team Leader

Andrew joined the PURE team over a year ago and having been in the trade for over 30 years he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Company.
A family man with 2 dogs, in his free time Andrew enjoys skiing, cycling and walking.

Steve Morley

Multi Skilled Tradesman with Dry lining and Plasterer

With over 18 year of working in the trade, Steve has applied his skills and experience at PURE since starting with us 2 years ago.
When not working, Steve enjoys spending time with his family and socialising with friends.


Project Administrator

Wendy has a wide range of operational, sales and administration experience working within the Financial Services, Third and Private Sectors.
She has qualifications in Counselling and for many years has undertaken voluntary work for National and Local charities.
Bringing her knowledge and skills to PURE, Wendy joined the team in April 2018.

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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