The sub-structure consists of reinforced concrete pad foundations and mass concrete footings. The floor is to be ground bearing reinforced concrete slab with a high-quality power floating finish.
Steelwork portal frame.
The roof structure will generally be constructed with steel purlins built off main portal system.
The ground floor slab is designed to accommodate a live floor load of 10 kn/m2. The dead weight of the structure includes for the self-weight of all building materials, mechanical and electrical services and finishes.
The following British Standards and Codes of Practice have been used to design the elements of the structure:
BS 6399: Loadings for buildings
BS 8004: Foundation design
BS 8110: Code of Practice for Design and Construction of Structural Concrete.
BS 5950: Structural use of Steelwork in Building
BS 5268: Structural use of Timber.
BS 5628: Code of Practice for use of Masonry.