Beam and block is a construction method to support flooring, especially for ground floors as well as multi story buildings. It is made of cast concrete, one piece of which is a prepressed concrete beams, which can be an inverted T-shaped beam, or lintel, the other piece being a simple rectangular block. The beams are placed at regular intervals and the blocks placed between them. They form a support for the next layer of flooring materials.
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Beam and block flooring is the alternative solution to in situ concrete and has a multitude of uses, these uses range from domestic solutions, through to commercial use; 80% of all domestic ground floors in the UK now utilize a suspended precast concrete floor solution. Beam and block flooring can also be utilized at upper floor levels
Work was carried to complete the cover for the basement roof coming out in the garden. Steel was put down the centre for the beams to fit in it coming of the retaining wall. Four in-blocks where used for infill, once block work was finished it was grouted over using a slurry.