FoundationsĀ film

Watch a snippet of our film. The full 29-minute version is available to purchase.

Foundations film

This revised film on Foundations replaces an earlier film (1995) and contains new graphics, new site footage and more comprehensive coverage.

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Film details

It explains the principles and practice of domestic foundations and includes information on:

  • site investigation
  • ground types, subsoils and vegetation
  • early foundation types
  • traditional strip, wide strip and trench fill foundations
  • pre-cast concrete and steel piling
  • augered piling and helical displacement piling
  • rafts.


  • It is 29 minutes long and is available in WMV, Flash and Quicktime formats.
  • Copyright UWE Bristol 2004

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