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Building on made-up ground or filling.

ARCHIVED - Building on made-up ground or filling.

by Building Research Station (01-Aug-1949)

Book Description


Whilst this publication can still be purchased some of the information in it has been superseded by more recent research and standards. The BRE Group does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss or damage, including - without limitation - indirect or consequential loss or damage arising from use, or loss of use, of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this document.

The present note gives a brief summary of :-
1. The factors to be taken into account in assessing the suitability of an existing fill and the design of foundations for buildings on this type of ground.
2. The general principles governing the placing of new fill so that it will give optimum support in a short time.

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