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Postby mikepaton » Thu Jan 24, 2008 10:21 pm

looking at constructing a 60 minute fire wall in attic between my house and neighbours. Can anyone point me in the right direction for regulations (in scotland) and how to construct info would be good.
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Postby arbco » Fri Jan 25, 2008 8:37 pm

Not much experience with the scottish building standards but would presume a 60 minute wall would suffice. This could be single skin block (but would not help the sound resistance flanking transmission) to a stud wall 100*50mm studs with 1 layer of 12.5mm plasterboard either side (some insulation would also help i.e. 100mm fibreglass)
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