Garage Floor

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Hi,

I have a garage attached to my house, It was built 10 years ago as part of a 2 floor extension (2 bedrooms above).

A few months ago I posted on here to ask for advice on turning it into a part garage part pool room by adding a stud wall.
The general view was that if I was leaving the garage door and the front part as a garage, there was no point 'converting it' and getting building control involved. Instead, just make it a 'comfortable garage' that could be dismantled if I ever see (or left up if any buyer liked the layout).

The garage has insulated walls etc, but the floor is just the old driveway that was there before. So, I want to put down damp proof and insulation before screed floor.

The floor is currently at a slope (I guess from its days as a driveway to allow rain to run off), so I need to level it. Would I be best to do this before damp proof, or use the screed process to level?

Anything I have missed?
 
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The DPC for the house seems to be 8 courses of brick up from the infill. The area of bricks below this will be evaporating water into your new room. what sort of slope over what sort of distance? How much headroom have you in hand?
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Hi,

Yes the garage is lower than the house, so the DPC is high. I was going to put the damp proof membrane sheet up to just below this level, is that not correct?

Got a decent amount of headroom, the backdoor is about 15cm above the current floor level, going any higher would compromise the opening of the door.

The slope isn't massive, maybe 5-10cm from high point (by the house wall) to the lower point opposite wall
 

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