Conservatories Question

Foundation depth for a conservatory on clay soil

This is to have 2 dwarf walls and 1 wall of 6 feet in height what is the minimum depth required for the foundations.

5 Answers

Best Answer

HI Wolfy normal depth would be 600mm below finish ground level or till you come across solid ground.

regards Andrew Duncan

Answered 14th Jul 2011

duncan builder

Member since 12 Jul 2011

I would go down a metre, especially if one of the walls is 6ft high.

Answered 15th Jul 2011

B J D BUILDING/ROOFING

Member since 29 Oct 2008

foundations in clay sound be a minimum of 1 metre deep, this is required to allow for any shrinkage or heave of the ground.

Answered 14th Jul 2011

TSH BUILDERS

Member since 19 Apr 2011

hi, i would get building regulations and let an inspector have a quick look, its not exspensive to serve a regs notice and the inspector will come out as many times as you want.
you have a good apponioin from a construction proffesional then.
Cheers
hope this helps
john
cjr builders

Answered 16th Jul 2011

CJR Builders

Member since 17 Jul 2008

a good 700mm depth for this foundation

Answered 14th Jul 2011

jbc building contractors

Member since 1 Feb 2009

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