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4inch blockwork wall

Postby dan83 » Mon Apr 11, 2011 12:13 am

I am planning to build a 4 inch blockwork wall aprox 1.5high x 7m long in the back garden. I am wondering if and were if needed i would need to put a movement joint and also supports in the wall. the wall is not load bearing

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Postby welsh brickie » Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:51 am

you need pillars at each end of the wall and where the expansion joint is in the middle of the wall at 3.5metres,So 4 pillars in total
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Postby andy01 » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:09 pm

you could get away with three piers.
place the movement joint next to the central pier and use debonded wall ties at 225mm vertical centres
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