Builders in Stockport, Cheshire, Greater Manchester – Stockport Designs and Build

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Stockport Designs and Build is a well established building company offering all aspects of Groundwork in Manchester, Stockport and throughout the North West.

What do we do on a standard house?

  • Create entry into and clear site
  • Lay hard base for access, deliveries and site storage
  • Strip topsoil and store for reuse when applicable
  • Set out house/structure to a suitably positioned profile
  • Mark out centre line of the dig
  • Excavate foundation trenches to indicated or required depth
  • Load spoil into dumpers for on-site storage/load spoil into tipper lorries for disposal off site
  • Clean and bottom out trenches
  • Position level pegs to indicate top of concrete
  • Pour and lay footings concrete
  • Lay foundation blockwork to dpc level putting in cranked ventilators, necessary drainage exit lintels and/or sleeving for services (sometimes done by bricklayers)
  • Level out subsoil in oversite
  • Backfill trenches outside the building
  • Fill cavities with lean-mix concrete
  • Position floor beams on damp proof course
  • Fill and consolidate hardcore to oversite
  • Sand blind hardcore
  • Lay damp-proof membrane
  • Position below-slab insulation
  • Lay further damp-proof membrane
  • Lay oversite concrete
  • Excavate trenches for foul and surfacewater drainage
  • Lay drainage runs on pea shingle bringing upstands to positions though oversite
  • Haunch over all below-ground drainage in pea shingle
  • Build all manholes
  • Connect foul drainage to foul sewer/the boundary for road connection by others/install septic tank/cesspool/mini sewage treatment plant. Install and lay any weeper drainage or outlets
  • Construct soakaways and connect surface water drains
  • Backfill all drainage trenches
  • Excavate all service trenches and backfill when supplies are laid
  • SCarry out specified and agreed hard and soft landscaping and fencing
  • Lay driveways, pathways and patios to agreed specification

Trades: Groundworks

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Latest Customer Comments

"Lee and his team completed work at my property back in Aug 2017. What a fantastic and friendly bunch they are. I can’t thank them enough for the brilliant job they did on my extension highly recommended!"


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If you would like information about how we can help please contact us today using one of the below or alternatively fill out our online form and someone will get back to you asap.

Landline 01457 516 738

Mobile 07727 603 761

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