Structural condition of Cornish Unit houses
Aims to assist owners of Cornish Unit houses, or their representatives, to make decisions appropriate to their own particular circumstances. Describes the defects and deterioration which have been found and the inspections and examinations which may be necessary to determine the structural condition and likely future performance of an individual dwelling. Outlines possibilities for repair or remedial work. Relates investigations concerned primarily with the condition of reinforced concrete components.
Included in BRE Report 469 - Non traditional houses.
Concrete building systems/frame
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