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Lintel Replacement, Sheffield: 2016

 

Project

  • Replacement of 2 No. concrete boot lintels 4.56m wide at first and second floor levels showing extensive signs of damage to the nibs and soffits.
  • Chloride tests conducted by B-R showed a wide range of chloride levels, particularly high to one lintel.

Solution

  • Load bearing design scaffold erected and B-R designed temporary propping scheme installed by B-R site team.
  • Existing lintels carefully removed by B-R site operatives and replaced with new lintels before repair of surrounding masonry and render.

 

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