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The reference number listed in front of each house type, is the B.R.E (Building Research Establishment) identification reference for this property type. The B.R.E produce printed reports for some of these house types can purchase from the B.R.E website. P001 Adams H1 P002 Adams HVA3 P003 Airey P004 Alcrete P005 AMcK P006 Anglia Type A […]

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The reference number listed in front of each house type, is the B.R.E (Building Research Establishment) identification reference for this property type. The B.R.E produce sometimes produce printed reports which can be purchased direct, from the B.R.E website.M001- AGB Modular 6 M002- AIROH Temporary Bungalow M003 – Aluminium Bungalow BL8 M004 – Aluminium House M005 […]

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The reference number listed in front of each house type, is the B.R.E (Building Research Establishment) identification reference for this property type. The B.R.E produce printed reports for some of these house types can purchase from the B.R.E website. S001 Aberdeen Corporation S002 Alderton S003 Arup S004 Banton No-Fines S005 Beco Wallform S006 Blackburn No-Fines […]

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A list of Timber Framed buildings and their corresponding B.R.E (Building Research Establishment) reference number. The B.R.E produce printed reports for some of these builds, copies of which can be purchased direct from the B.R.E website. Ref No    :   Name    /    No. Built T001 Aberdeen Corporation / No : 40 T002 […]

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Unity Properties Introduction The Unity system was devised by architects Kendrick, Findlay and Partners. An early design was used for probably under 100 houses in the 1947-48 period, then a re-design was used to build possibly 3,000 houses between 1948 and 1950. A further re-design in 1950 was used for – the next 10 years […]

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The Airey House design was developed by Leeds-based builder, Sir Edwin Airey in the aftermath of the Second World War. It was built on Airey’s earlier experience with concrete housing. He had designed and used the Airey Duoslab system in the 1920’s. In common with some other concrete house designs of the period, the 1940’s Airey house […]

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Arcal steel framed houses Houses : were constructed as two storey detached, semi-detached and terraced houses. The lower half ground floor elevation of the Front and rear external walls were finished with a coat of render. The upper elevation of the front and rear external walls was fitted with glazed asbestos cement sheets. Gable walls were […]

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Manufactured by: Henry Boot & Sons Number Built: England 7200 / Scotland 1000 Year of Manufacture: 1910 – 1930 The structure of the early 1900s Boot house comprises of twin, precast reinforced concrete columns set at approximately 3 ft centres. Each column is constructed with an inner and outer section located within the two leaves […]

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The Government’s energy efficient, home improvement loan scheme, the Green Deal, has just been relaunched – but this time it is being funded by the private sector. The first 3 loans have been issued according to Kilian Pender, the new Green Deal Finance Company chief executive. What is the Green Deal? The Green Deal was a Government scheme […]

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Steel Frame Repair Steel-framed structures are designed with a life expectancy to make them practical to build and use. With proper repair and maintenance it is often possible to extend the life of a steel structured house at a lower cost and with less disruption than would be incurred by total replacement. We repair steel […]

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I own a Cussins steel framed property and the attached property was recently refurbished by the housing company that owned it. I noticed that the frame required repair and I was hoping you could give me names of companies that could carry out the repairs to the frame structure. Both corners of my property will […]

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The below images have been kindly supplied to us by A. J Balfour Associates The images shows a number of BISF Houses undergoing inspection and the external repair and refurbishment of these steel framed houses. The images were taken by members of the A.J. Balfour team who are specialists in consulting civil & structural engineering. […]

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