BISF Housing

Sketchup BISF House Models By Bob M

Below we list a selection of interactive BISF House Sketchup Models, created by the Specialist Architecture Practice, Samaniegomorgan who are based in Antipolo in the Philippines. The practice is headed by the British Architect, Bob Morgan, and Local Partner, Ollie Samaniego.Web: https://issuu.com/samaniegomorgan/docs/smport5 Email: [email protected] Each of the models is fully interactive. Simply click on the …

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BISF Non-Traditional House – Terraced Variant Portsmouth

The British Iron & Steel Federation (BISF) house was built primarily as semi detached property, however a limited number of Terraced house variants were also built at a number of selected locations. Although we do not hold precise number details all locations for all of this version of the house, our research has uncovered one …

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Archive Document Describing B.I.S.F Houses in 1946

Below is a transcript from the original document of our British Iron & Steel Federation Archives. The document is part of a much larger group of the original housing working committee records. B.I.S.F. Type A1 Houses Structure. The framework consists of hot rolled steel sections with bolted connections, posts of which are spaced at 3ft. …

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Report On B.I.S.F. Houses at Staines 1946

Part of our Historical Documents Series. The below unsigned report was submitted to the Housing Committee in 1946. The Author had previously visited the prototype housing demonstration site, located in Northolt and viewed the B.I.S.F Type A1 house. His comments below make direct comparisons between the high level of finish and materials used at Northolt …

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BISF House, Stanchion Investigation & Repair Gallery

Image Gallery showing the Investigation & Repair of Corroded Steel Frame Stanchion Legs of a BISF House. Steel frame corrosion and stanchion repairs The chances of your BISF property suffering from severe corrosion to the frame stanchions is fortunately very rare but it does happen, especially if your property is built in an exposed location …

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Featured Property that Pushes back those walls

Featured BISF Property, Aylesbury Todays featured BISF Property is currently Sold subject to contract after being promoted online by our advertising partner Zoopla, and offered for sale via the online estate agency house simple.com  BISF houses are probably one of the easiest types of property to renovate internally, as none of the internal walls are …

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BISF Auction – Property Investment – Opportunity

This BISF property is located at Marshfield Road, Maerdy, Ferndale CF43 PROPERTY NOW SOLD BISF HOUSE COMMENTWith a guide price of £32,000, this property could be an ideal property investment for first time buyers or private landlords looking to expand their current portfolio. If sold at or near the current guide price, it would become one …

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Buying A BISF House? What Tools To Use Before You Step Through The Door….

It always pays to undertake as many checks as possible on a property before you make an offer, or in some cases, before you even arrange a viewing.Unscrupulous sellers who live in less desirable or family friendly streets, may try to arrange an appointment when they know that the street is likely to be quieter …

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Steel Frame Corrosion

This is a Member submitted Post Can anyone advise what investigative / opening up works they have done as a purchaser (prior to purchase), in order to ascertain the condition of the steel frame? and what are the likely costs of the work including making good afterward? Thanks. Mike.

The Importance of Rust Prevention and Maintenance For BISF Houses.

The Importance of Rust Prevention and Maintenance For BISF Houses. All houses require maintenance at one time or another no matter what the form of construction. A traditional brick-built house may require pointing during which decayed mortar is removed and replaced. The breakdown of mortar is caused by erosion and if the mortar is allowed …

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House Building in Post War Coventry and the Loss of 1,500 BISF Homes.

House Building in Post War Coventry Resulted In Loss Of 1,500 BISF Homes In 1943 local authorities across the UK  were directed by the government had to assess their long-term housing requirements. In Coventry, the already renowned architect Donald Gibson stated that he believed Coventry would require over 50,000 new homes to be built due …

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BISF Houses offer great value & Excellent redesign options!

Yes It’s true, BISF Houses do offer better value & easier redesign options! The acclaimed BISF house appears to be regaining a new desirability factor within the housing market. Standard non-improved BISF houses typically cost between 10%-20% less than similar traditional constructed properties. In todays inflated property market they are being actively sought out by …

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Frequently Asked Questions BISF Houses.

Frequently Asked Questions BISF Houses. We frequently see BISF related questions being asked on various forums and websites across the internet. Many of the answers provided albeit with good intent, are  often completely wrong and misleading even to the point of being dangerous. Many answers are posted by people with  absolutely no experience or understanding …

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