The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 72 (1994) > Issues > Issue 16 > Building Near Trees. The Development of NHBC Standards for the Foundations of Low-Rise Dwellings
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Building Near Trees. The Development of NHBC Standards for the Foundations of Low-Rise Dwellings

This paper gives background information on the development of the NHBC Standard for building near trees - Chapter 4.2. It then reviews the recently published guidance, in Chapter 4.2 (1992), for heave precautions to foundations on shrinkable clay soils. Rev F.J. Atkins, R.W. Johnson and J.S. Barrett

Author(s): Atkins, F J;Johnson, R W;Barrett, J S

Keywords: housing;trees;foundations;low rise;standards;history;nhbc;clay;heave;protection