Non Traditional Constructions

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Ayrshire County Council (Lindsay) PRC House

Designated Defective in England & Wales – Legislation Repealed in Scotland. These houses are frequently Referred to a Lindsay or Whitson Fairhurst Construction, although it should be noted, that the Whistson Fairhurst house is an individual construction in its own right, as the opposing property types utilised completely different external wall construction methods & materials …

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Spooner Timber Framed House

Manufacturer: J.L. Spooner Limited Ltd, Hull, England.Designer: R BinningtonPeriod built: 1948–55Number built: 4800 The Spooner house is a timber framed house that was built with a traditional style full brick exterior, or half brick lower and half profiled steel cladding sheets to the upper storey, causing many to confuse these properties with British Iron & …

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Benn Industrialised house

Industrialised Dwellings List England & Wales By System 1964 -79

STATISTICAL LIST PROVIDING NUMBERS OF COMPLETED PROPERTIES DURING THE PERIOD BETWEEN 1964-1979 FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND NEW TOWNS IN ENGLAND AND WALES System name followed by Number Built. Anglia (Taylor Woodrow Anglian) 683Anvil 831Arcal (G.80 Developments) 1125Arrowtrim 42Arrowhead Housing (ex Rigid Frame) 588Balency 3529T Bates & Son 826Beal & Son 360Belfry 1425Bison High Wall Frame 30607Blyth …

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Reema Conclad PRC House – AKA Ribbed, Waffle or Coffered Panel System.

Manufacturer: Reema Construction Co. Ltd. Milford Manor, Salisbury, Wiltshire. The first prototype Reema Conclad house was built in 1964. General production commenced in 1969 to meet the demand for a building system that would combine the speed of erection with the standard and economies of industrialized buildings using tailored external finishings and flexibility in planning …

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Livett-Cartwright Steel Framed House

BACKGROUND AND IDENTIFICATIONBetween 1944 and 1947 various non-traditional house construction systems were assessed by the Interdepartmental Committee on Housing Construction (Burt Committee) to identify promising systems for development. The Livett-Cartwright steel framed house, which was originally named the Bell-Livett or Leeds Corporation house was just one of a number of new non-standard house building systems …

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Non Traditional Houses In Calderdale

This article was first published by Calderdale Council.  NON-TRADITIONAL HOUSING IN CALDERDALE Types of Non-Traditional Housing in CalderdaleAll Non-Traditional House construction types fall into one of the following four categories: Metal Framed Houses  (M)Pre-Cast Concrete Houses (P)In-situ concrete Houses  (S)Timber & framed Houses (T) There are over 500 different non-traditional construction types used in the …

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The Newland (Tarran-Newland) PRC House

Designated defective in England & Wales The Newland house otherwise known as the Tarran-Newland or Tarran-Clyde in Scotland, was constructed by Tarran Industries Ltd, between 1944 and 1956. The structural form of the Newland house is somewhat similar to the Dorran, Myton and Tarran House constructions which were also built by Tarran Industries.All constructions were …

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Rowcon Type I & II Timber Framed House

Manufacturer:  Rowlinson construction Ltd.Period Built: 1961-70     Number Built: 1700  Construction Type: Timber Framed Rowcon Type I Also known as: Rowcon. Manufacturer: Rowlinson construction Ltd. Period Built: 1961 – 70. NumberBuilt: 1700.Identification Characteristics:2-storey terraced houses.Medium pitch gale roof covered with tiles or flat roof covered with bituminous felt.Front and rear external walls of painted plywood …

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A Carlton PRC House

Carlton Precast Reinforced Concrete House

Manufacturer: Concrete Ltd Designer/ Architect: R Pianca & Carlton Contractors Number Built: 350 Period Built: 1965-69 Alternate Names: – Construction Type: PRC Identifying Features 2-storey terraced houses. Shallow pitch gable roof covered with concrete tiles. Front and rear external walls of eaves height PRC columns infilled with vertical timber boarding. Spandrel PC panel at first …

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Kencast Precast Concrete House

Kencast Precast Concrete HouseManufacturer: Kencast Buildings Ltd. Period Build 1960’s. Number Built: 1000 Identification Characteristics: Detached and semi-detached bungalows. Medium Pitch gable roof covered with slates or tiles. External walls rendered throughout. Tile hanging at gable apex. Some bungalows have vertical timber boarding below some front wall window. This picture shows a typical Kencast detached …

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Various Houses of Non Traditional Construction.

Laing Easiform Name: Laing Easiform Type: In Situ Poured Concrete Construction Properties built between 1919 to 1928 have 8″ thick walls of solid no-fines clinker concrete. Properties built between 1925 to 1945 have walls of cast in situ cavity construction with 3″ thick inner and outer leaves and a 2″ cavity, usually finished externally with …

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