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minimum distance from leading edge

Discussion in 'Building Regulations and Planning Permission' started by emphasis303, 24 Jun 2013.

  1. emphasis303

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    Hello

    There a minimum clearence from an external doors leading edge to a wall. I want to build as close as I can to the back of the house with a door.

    Many thanks
     
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    Is this a question?

    Can you type it in coherent English please?

    Three bricks long externally without calcs is the norm.
     
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    Lol sorry, bluddy phone.

    Ok so I want to know whether there is a minimun distance between an external doors leading edge and a wall?

    Thank you
     
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    665mm or three bricks long is an accepted minimum but can be less with pro' advice.
     
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    Thank you for your prompt reply.

    I understand this might be a question for the building inspector but whats the likelynes of 380mm being passed?

    Thank you
     
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    Is this area of the building single storey or two?
     
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    Pretty well nil if it's single-storey; possibly if it's 2-storey, but the inspector will want calcs for it.
     
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    I can't imagine a situation where a normal domestic building would fail any buttressing calculation if there was less than a three brick return. I don't know why this nonsense is still insisted on
     
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    Wind load on a single storey.
     
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    But it won't fail.

    Why don't they ask for calcs on every single garage that has no return next to the garage door?
     
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    Magic garage doors....?

    Dunno Woodsplit you tell me why.
     
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    .....sighhhh......
     
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    I don't know, that's why I asked. Something tells me Tony might know . Lol :LOL:
     
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    It's all to do with structural design, Woody, which can be a little bit complicated, so why don't you just take it easy and have a nice little lie down now?
     
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