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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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British Iron & Steel Federation BISF House

The British Iron & Steel Federation (B.I.S.F) Steel Framed House Manufacturer British Iron & Steel Federation/ British Steel Homes Ltd Architect/ Designer Sir Frederick Gibberd Engineer Donovan Lee Also Known As BISF : British Iron & Steel Federation Number Built 36,053 Duration 1944-50 Prior to the end of WWII, the British Iron & Steel Federation …

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External Wall Insulation Solution For Welsh B.I.S.F Housing

An External Wall Insulation Solution For Welsh B.I.S.F & Prefabricated Housing This article was first published in 2016 Wrexham County Borough Council are one of a number of local authorities in Wales to choose External Wall Insulation (EWI) as a solution for tackling fuel poverty in B.I.S.F Housing and some of its coldest homes. A …

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Open Plan Living Room?

We are thinking of removing the wall between the front room and hall way so that it is open plan at the front of the house, but a friend says that there is a steel support behind front room door . Please help if you if that’s right or wrong . Thanks,

Rising BISF House build costs and slow progress angers Ministers in 1947 debate.

Apparently, all was not going well during the early stages of BISF House production in the UK. Many Ministers expressed deep concern over slow rates of progression, increasing costs and the direct and indirect links between the house and members of British Iron & Steel Federation and British Steel Houses Ltd. The latter company being …

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SPS Envirowall EWI Installation Time lapse Video

SPS Envirowall have produced this amazing time lapse video showing the installation of an External Wall Insulation system onto the existing surface of a typical BISF House in Malpas area of Newport, Wales. There are many different types of External Wall Insulation that can be applied to BISF and solid wall constructed properties. Each system …

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Where Can I Source a Quality Self Install Exterior Wall Insulation System?

I am planning to apply an external wall insulation system to my BISF house, in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.I will be removing the 1st floor metal cladding and all the external render and apply an external wall insulation system and render to the whole of the property.The External Wall Insulation Systems I have found on …

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Amazing Interior BISF House, Dagenham Essex From Stoneshaw Estates

From time to time on BISF House, we feature properties that we consider to be outstanding. This property offered for sale by Agents Stoneshaw is one such property. Take a walk past the standard exterior and enter this superbly designed contemporary interior brimming with style and luxurious features. Listed at £275.000 it should be noted …

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External Changes – Extensions, Solar Panels, Under-Floor Heating?

Has anyone experience of making external changes to their BISF house?We’re at the pre-planning stage and are considering (small) extensions, (lots of) solar panels, and under-floor heating, I assume in the new build only. Clearly we could benefit from other BISF members’ experiences.If others are similarly placed, we could help one another as architects plans …

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