Chimneys & Fireplaces Question

Can a chimney breast and the load bearing wall its attached to be removed at ground floor level only?

I am looking to remove a load bearing wall and the chimney breast attached to it, which is located in the centre of the house, so not involving any party walls etc, but I only want to remove the chimney at ground floor level, is this possible??

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Best Answer

yes of course ,just have to do calculations /structural engineer ,but basically it will be 2 steels running parralell one taking the wall the other taking the breast

Answered 22nd May 2012

substructure

Member since 7 Jun 2008

yes of course ,just have to do calculations /structural engineer ,but basically it will be 2 steels running parralell one taking the wall the other taking the breast

Answered 19th Apr 2016

Mark Swallow Brickwork

Member since 16 Feb 2016

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