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, […]
We are ready for the next inspection visit. This time it is our foundations and making sure the bottom of the trenches are on firm ground ready for 300mm thick and 300mm wide of concrete foundation’s! Hopefully our Building Control officer will come Monday so we can order the concrete as soon as possible.
Our Building Control Inspector has arrived! He is looking.. .. he is looking .. .. at our sewage pipeline .. .. he comments that the gravel stones looks larger than he is expecting but we explained that we ordered 10mm stones and that is what we got! We didn’t realise that it might be anything […]
We had a flying visit from our Building Control inspector and we had a quick talk about the need to make sure the ground under and around the garage will be compacted very carefully to minimise settling effects. He was reassured that our garage slab is going to be 150mm thick and will have fibre […]