by BRE (01-Jan-1999)
PLEASE NOTE, THIS PRINTED VERSION IS ONLY AVAILABLE AS A SCANNED PHOTOCOPY
A common alteration to older properties is the creation of an open-plan ground floor by removing part of an internal loadbearing wall. This guide is aimed at those responsible for specifying, carrying out and inspecting such alterations. Guidance is provided on the assessment of the property to ensure that the alteration can be carried out safely and, on completion, will be structurally sound. 8 pages.
The 1999 edition replaces the earlier 1995 edition.