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About this blog

This is just an introduction to the blog I am doing at

https://tintabernacle.blogspot.com/

 

about the Timber Portal Frame we are doing/going to do.

 

It s easier to keep it all in one place so I will link the page in this Blog for you to check it out.

 

Entries in this blog

above ground ringbeam . Underground Drainage and shuttering.

above ground ringbeam . Underground Drainage and shuttering.

So finally managed to update the blog. Seems like nothing happened , but a bit of progress still.   Now just have to get this monstrosity past Building Control . Challenging task but I will manage. As always. I can tell I will not become a Groundworker in this life . Or the next.   http://tintabernacle.blogspot.com/2020/05/rc-beam-or-ringbeam-preparation.html     Here are some entertaining pics from this : Above ground shuttering takes a bit of timbe

Patrick

Patrick

Piles going in

Piles going in

Finished the piles this week. Just need to cut them level now ones we have the ring beam forms in place. Then fill the lot with concrete and piles and ringbeam s done.   http://tintabernacle.blogspot.com/2019/12/piling.html?m=1  

Patrick

Patrick

 

The Tank Arrives

Very Brief one. The Piling Rig arrived. Finally . https://tintabernacle.blogspot.com/2019/11/the-tank-arrived.html     Piling next

Patrick

Patrick

Building over Sewer,  the admin side of it

Building over Sewer, the admin side of it

Been asking a few questions regarding this topic on the forum. It s nearly done and I can't see any hickups now, written permission should come in any day(or week) but has been a long way http://tintabernacle.blogspot.com/2019/10/building-over-sewer.html  

Patrick

Patrick

 

Setting out DIY

After getting some good advise on the forum (DON T DO IT!!! LEAVE IT TO THE PROS!!!) I decide to ignore that and buy some 2nd hand equipment on ebay. How hard can it be   http://tintabernacle.blogspot.com/2019/10/setting-out.html?m=1     It wasn't. Just time consuming. At the end it always is a question of wether it is cheaper doing it yourself or if it actually would have saved £££ getting a pro in.   My case for doing it myself (as much as poss

Patrick

Patrick

BUILDING REGULATIONS and construction plans

BUILDING REGULATIONS and construction plans

Been discussed plenty of times on the forum here. Building regs. Here's my experience :   http://tintabernacle.blogspot.com/2019/10/building-regulations-plans-and-building.html?m=1   At the very beginning, around 3.5years ago, it wasn't clear to me at all what the difference between Planning Permission and Building Regulations are. I didn't understand why you need two different set of plans and what different professionals are involved and why. It took me around 2 years

Patrick

Patrick