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Making good infill on chimney breast after being removed

Discussion in 'Building' started by magicnumber7, 25 Sep 2020.

  1. magicnumber7

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    Am I going mad or does this sound right to you...

    Having removed a downstairs chimney breast in our Victorian terrace (upstairs breast gone and stack braced), the gaps on the first skin of the party wall (covering about 30% of the wall) have been patched/plugged with what looks like dry wall adhesive and plasterboard.

    They've then boarded on top of this, so the surface is flat.

    The architect/engineer drawings specified new bricks, mortar, helifix helibar slotted into the mortar bed, and a mesh fixed to the new brickwork.

    Que?
     
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