Suspended ground floors

5.2.11Floor finishes

Finishes to concrete suspended ground floors shall be protected where necessary, against damp, condensation or spillage.

Guidance for suitable floor finishes is given in Chapter 9.3 ‘Floor finishes’. Care should be taken to prevent trapping any water spillage below timber floors.

Other floor decking should be assessed in accordance with Technical Requirement R3 and should be installed in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations.