Week 1

Report date - 12 January 2009 
Works commenced on site on Monday 5th January.
The foundations were excavated on Tuesday 6th and they were concreted on the 7th January.
Foundation blockwork commenced Friday 9th January.

Considerate Constructor Scheme

The development will be registered with the Considerate Constructor Scheme. A banner will be displayed on the fencing.


The NHBC are carrying out Building Control and Warranty Inspections. The inspector will be visiting the site regularly as per their key stage inspectation requirements.

Project team on site

Staff and labour on site consist of:
Building Manager 1
Groundworkers 2
Machine Driver 1
Groundworker Engineer 1
Groundworker Bricklayers 4
Plumber 1
Electricians 2

Build Completed

1. Levelling the ground

2. Dig out trenches and concrete

3. Foundation block work
Below DPC (Damp proof coursing) Brick and blockwork

4. Install drainage for ground floor

5. Install ground floor


Products and Services installed this week

Tarmac Low Carbon Concrete
Tarmac Foundation Blocks


Photos from Week 1 of Build

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Did you know?

Fact 22

If zerocarbon standards were adopted across the UK they would avoid emissions of 26 MtCO2 compared with continuing to build to 2006 standards. This is why it is imperative that we make sure that builders and suppliers know what is needed and how it may be achieved as they plan construction.
Source: Energy Saving Trust 2008