Red Bracket

Steel Over Timber

Steel Over Timber, Load Bearing

A superior alternative to a timber frame. The developer needed an alternative to timber frame to prevent costly delays and increased on-site costs, light steel framing was the solution.

Lighter, quicker and more stable LSF delivered these apartments on time and to budget whilst exceeding the client's requirements.

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Materials: 75mm and 100mm Load Bearing SFS wall frames along with 250mm deep lattice joists to form floors and roof.
Area: 9500m²

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Case Studies

Overslade House

Northampton This technically challenging project involved the initial removal of a traditional pitched roof from a four story 1980’s Social Housing Accommodation Block and the subsequent installation of two new load-bearing stories plus the associated supporting Hot Rolled Steel grillage, new external lift shaft and associated landing areas.

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Iceland

Frameclad’s manufacturing capabilities came into there own when they were asked to produce a separating wall in a distribution warehouse. SFS studs were required to reach a height of 13.8m which proved a challenge but were produced and delivered successfully to a very satisfied client.

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