Excited to start this project on this challenging tiered and sloping bed rock site to build two four bedroomed detached homes in this most favoured residential area.
April 2018 - Site Clearance
General site clearance, establish levels, dig out to form working platform areas and set out for construction of retaining walls.
May – July 2018 - Rear retaining walls & patio areas
Working platform areas shaped & levels established we start building the retaining walls to hold & tie together the patio slab areas & rear access steps- due to the design layout of the plots & steepness of the site we build out from Back to front constructing the rear retaining walls – patio areas & access steps first before we can set out & build the houses.
July – August 2018 - Site dig out & groundworks
With the retaining walls & rear patio areas completed the site was dug out in preparation for side retaining walls & the garage slabs. Photos also shows – Formworks to base reinforcement - Engineers design for rebar arrangement – toe & heel reinforcement – section through masonry wall with stem bar arrangement.
Sept- Oct 2018 - side retainers & build to 1st floor.
Garage slab prepared prior concrete - house walls built to 1st floor with stem rebars – bridging tie steels carrying first floor I joists – temporary build on decking & partially completed side steps built for rear dwelling access .
Nov – Dec 2018 - second floor joists to wall plate.
Photos show temporary build decking stacked out – second floor I joists laid – goal post steels erected & tied to front elevation walls – external & internal walls finished in readiness for wall plates.
Jan - Feb 2019 - roof installation
With trusses fixed to the wall plates at the rear - the front elevation roof sections are cut & fitted together in place.
Photos show - crane lifting trusses - temporary ridge support - cut jacks to hip & valleys rafters – front elevation window openings.
September 2019 - The finishing touches
Reflecting the same build standards - the interiors are finished with quality materials - from high end kitchen fitments to quality sanitary ware - complementary porcelain floor & wall tiles and decorated to a 1stclass finish.
January 2020 - patio areas
Patio areas laid - boundary fencing completed - stainless & glass balustrades - complemented with superb sea views.