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I have been instructed by the club chairman of Bogsworth sports and leisure club to look into the possibility of building a new club house on land which the club have been offered first offer on price. I will be arranging a site investigation to see if th

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SUMMARY The conclusions I have come to from my report are that without the fundamentals of the design and build stages that construction of buildings could encounter many problems. Some of these can be altered to suit but some could be detrimental on getting building approval and could also become very costly endeavour if not. There are many considerations to take in affect within the construction industry. It is not just the build concerned but the environmental impact issues and the people it effects. The construction of this small project has many points to consider before build can commence as well as during construction phase. I have only covered a few points in the early stages of construction but have liaised with architects, local authorities and suppliers of materials who all have some input regarding the build of this building CONTENTS SUMMARY Pg 2 CONTENTS Pg 3 INTRODUCTION Pg 4 2. Site Investigation Pg 5 2.1 Desk Study Pg 5 2.2 Walk Over Survey Pg 5 2.3 Ground Investigation Pg 5-6 3 Substructure Works Pg 7 3.1 Temporary Water Control Pg 7 3.2 End Bearing Piles Pg 9 3.3 Ground Beam Floor Slab Pg 10 3.4 Preparation of Concrete Slab Pg 10 APPENDICES Pg 13 Diagram 1.0 Bore Hole Data Pg 6 Diagram 1.1 Well Point System Pg 7 Diagram 1.2 Well Point System Dewatering Pg 8 Diagram 1.3 End Bearing Piles Pg 9 Diagram 1.4 Solid Ground Floors Pg 11 Diagram 1.5 Ground Floor Construction Pg 12 SCANNED ...read more.


These will be sent to a laboratory for analysis and results made returned. The results will determine if a build can proceed or any design changes will have to be implicated. All soil and water samples will be prepared in accordance of: BS5930 1999 Code of practice for site investigation BS1377 1990 Part one BS10175 2001 Investigation of potentially contaminated sites - Code of Practice Diagram 1.0 Shows at what depths of when subsoil's and groundwater levels were found using A hand augur. 3 SUBSTRUCTURE WORKS The proposal for substructure works will be outlined in accordance with BS 8103-1 1995 Structural design of low-rise buildings. Code of practice for stability, site investigation and ground floor slabs for housing .http://www.ciob.org.uk/bsstandards/substructure. It has come to notice from the site investigation report that several small ponds were filled in over 25 years ago. The land has shown to have now settled but is still showing evidence of groundwater possibilities. For this reason I am proposing specialist contractors to come and dewater the proposed site before any construction begins. Once this is in place I propose using end bearing piles to transmit the loads of the structured build to good bearing ground. This will be in accordance with BS EN 996: 1995 + A3 2009 Piling equipment. Safety requirements. http://www.ciob.org.uk/bsstandards/piling. 3.1 Temporary Water Control The Well Point System is my choice of method for temporary ground water control. ...read more.


Now it is the time to for the formwork to be put in place so the concrete formation is held in place. The formwork for this proposed construction will be in the way of using on site built timber shutters. There are other means of putting formwork in place; using steel pans or factory made mechano shutters but timber will be sufficient for this type of construction see diagram 1.5. The formwork will be put around the steel keeping a 50mm space between the steel and formwork. Reason for this is so no steel is protruding when the concrete has been poured. In the likelihood of this happening it could be possible for the work to be condemned by the building inspector. The formwork will be kept in place using strutting and braces where needed. To stop any possibilities of any bursting when concrete being poured the strutting will run from the formwork to the trench embankments. Once the concrete is poured to a depth of 150mm it will be floated off with a brushed finish to incorporate the 50mm screed to bond to it. The screed will be of a dry mix of sand and cement, which will complete the ground beam slab. These will be in compliance with: BS 5250: 2002 Code of practice for the control of condensation in buildings. BS 6399 - 1: 1996 Code of practice for dead and imposed load Diagram 1.4 Diagram 1.5 Taken from slide 6 of power point ground floor construction APPENDICES Chudley, R& Greeno R Eighth edition ConstructionTechnology http://www.ciob.org.uk/bsstandards http://www.dywiddag-systems.com/uploads/media university of Salford, science & technology powerpoint slides 18 ...read more.

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