Monday, 3 August 2015

Laying the Floor Plate - Part 1

With the blinding layer of gravel laid, the next step is to build the floor plate of the cellar.  We were expecting this to happen between 3rd and 7th August but it they were able to start early as the surveyor had already marked the exact position on the batter boards.

The floor plate is basically a reinforced concrete slab made by laying a metal frame and then pouring concrete over it.

Here's the progress as of 2nd August:




The control shaft partly built:



 

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