Concrete Slab with footings advice needed please

Postby dunny1234 » Tue Nov 22, 2011 6:45 pm

I'm preparing ground for concrete slab. I've now dug my slab area (10m x 6m), and 225mm deep footings around the perimeter and up the centre as recommended by structural engineer (where timber frame panels will be).

I've started to lay my sub-base (803), next will be a layer of sand. After this i plan to construct my formwork around the perimeter, lay my DPM, place steel mesh and then pour concrete.

I think i'm doing this the correct way? Any advice would be gratefully received? Really want it to be right before the scary pour of concrete

Thanks in advance
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Postby welsh brickie » Wed Nov 23, 2011 7:27 am

you will have to contact the building control officer before you proceed to pour the concrete.He is the best person to advise you
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Postby bob2012 » Tue Feb 14, 2012 10:22 am

If you’re having problems calculating how much concrete you need, Google ""
It works quite good on my moby as well.
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