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Postby jimmyfivebellies » Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:16 pm

I have an 1891 Victorian terrace which has suffered some movement over the years. There is a bay window at the front which is constructed out of sandstone. It seems that the whole bay structure has dropped. As a result the bay is rather lopsided. I would like to rebuild the bay so that it looks straight again. Is this possible? How much would it cost?
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Postby the specialist » Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:32 am


Have you heard of shire piles?

These can be inserted into the ground to stop further movement. i also believe they can then jack up some structures which are not to heavy. You would need to find a contractor to do this but it would be much quicker and less destructive to your property. Its approved by the halifax for subsidence.

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