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Foundation Design

Show Home Build: 2- Groundworks

Standard shallow foundations were the most suitable choice for our chalet bungalow. The foundation design required calculating the building’s structural load as well as taking into consideration site factors such as soil conditions. Trenches were dug for all exterior walls as well as any load-bearing internal walls, concrete was then poured to just below ground […]


Show Home Build: 1- Site Preparation

On a plot of land at our self-build show centre in West Sussex, the new Scandia-Hus show home is currently being constructed. In contrast to the contemporary chalet style of our Adelia show home, this new property, ‘The Mulberry’, will be far more traditional in appearance, with brick exterior cladding, a clay tile roof and […]