Chimneys & Fireplaces Question

Do i need to obtain any surveys or reports to have a chimney breast removed?

4 Answers

Best Answer

As its structural works, you need to inform bco.

Answered 11th Oct 2011

B J D BUILDING/ROOFING

Member since 29 Oct 2008

It is really a building control job as you are involving structural work. It can be done on what's known as a building notice. Even with that you still need a structural engineer to design the supports. Hope this helps? Most people don't realise this work comes under building control. Shaun

Answered 11th Oct 2011

PYCROFT BUILDING LIMITED

Member since 6 Oct 2011

We have recently taking down a large chimney(top/bottom) and had to have a structual engineer and building regs an experienced builder will inform you of what is required hope this helps

Answered 12th Oct 2011

renorite

Member since 22 Nov 2010

damp tech preservations
i have carried out loads of this type work
building controls will be involved in which you will need a
structural engineer first to draw plans on load bearing
lintels when your buider has worked to plan thats
when it will be re-inspected by building controls
hope this helps mr woods

Answered 13th Oct 2011

Damp-tech

Member since 27 Oct 2009

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