Internal walls

6.3.2Provision of information

Designs and specifications shall be produced in a clearly understandable format, include all relevant information and be distributed to all appropriate personnel.

Design and specification information should be issued to site supervisors, relevant specialist subcontractors and suppliers, and include the following information:

  • Wall layout, with all dimensions shown.
  • Position and size of openings and lintels.
  • Details of junctions, indicating fire stopping where applicable.
  • Details of wall constructions and materials, ties and restraints.
  • Details of junctions between a separating or compartment wall and a pitched or flat roof.
  • Details of pipes and cables where they penetrate walls, including fire-resisting walls.
  • Manufacturer’s recommendations for assembly and fixing of propriety components.