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Timber floor design
The design of timber construction is a subject that attracts a regular, but fairly infrequent, correspondence to this column. This month ’S contribution is from Mr W. Price of Cardiff who has some questions on the intentions of the new BS Code for timber design and their interpretation by local authorities. He writes:
I have recently had a timber floor design queried by Building Control with reference to the new timber Code BS5268: Part 2.

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