We finished creating the new Lifting Support Framework for the winch, with some more welding of reinforcing struts at the top and handles at the bottom to allow us twisting control and something to pull on when we need to take down the arm. We took out our new support arm to the tower, mounted […]
Today, we took our Laser level measuring equipment and did some Reality measurements. We wanted to see what things were in the real world, rather than what’s on the drawing in the computer! We did the following: C wall height : 2990 mm above ground (3000 mm on drawing) Metal Bracket for C Ridge : […]
Our building control inspector came along this afternoon to take a look our new walls. He was curious about our cement panels and what they were made of and we reassured him that they are made of wood chip mixed in pure cement and compressed into flat 10mm sheets. He also wanted reassurance that we […]
Our Building Inspector came along at lunch time and spent a few minutes looking over our DPM plastic, sticking up pipes and how it was all stuck together. He said it was very thoroughly done and he approves!! Yippee! P.S. He forgot to tell us he had visited and approved, we were at lunch!
This afternoon, our building control inspector, Ken, came along and look at our sewage lines. He went around asking questions about what that line is for and what this sewage line is for, but he was quietly pleased with our quality of our work and gave us the nod!! We can now start filling in […]
We went into Great Yarmouth this afternoon and handed over the package of our construction plans and structural calculations to our new Building Control inspector Kenny Brown. The package contained 27 pages of A3 drawings, 20 pages of a summary and overview of the project and 150+ pages of calculations! Now we can start work […]
Today we had a visit from Building Control, to inspect our latest work including our temporary living quarters. We talked of many different aspect of the build and our inspector is quite happy with what we have done. He mentioned that we need an energy assessment and recommends someone for this. He also advises us […]
Our building control inspector came today to take a look at our Garage. He was checking the structural and quality of work! His words were “I am very happy with your work!” “Very happy indeed!” That is good to know that we are going in the right direction! Phew!
Our building control inspector came today to take a look at our back wall. We assured him that the cement boards is the final layer with the DPM plastic material sandwiched in as well! I got the impression that he was expecting the wall to be upright! But he is happy. He will come again […]
Our inspector from the building control department came at lunch time and inspected the integrity of our DPM, ready for the floor slab of the garage and as long as we carry on and mix high cement concrete and push it in and around all the conduits and pipes to seal the DPM down solidly, […]