Suspended ground floors

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5.2.7Construction of suspended concrete ground floors

Suspended ground floors shall be designed and constructed to ensure the safe support of the intended loads and be reasonably level.


Concreting should be carried out in accordance with:

  • the design information
  • relevant parts of NHBC guidance for concrete, including Chapter 3.1 ‘Concrete and its reinforcement’.


Care should be taken to ensure that DPCs are not damaged or displaced. All sitework for precast concrete floors should be carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations.