Garden wall with piers. Piers or with a zigzag or staggered plan form. The rest of the wall course is made up of headers. This is still very much an acceptable method of construction providing an attractive appearance and. We recently had new fence panels installed to our garden.
Stretcher bond walls with piers. Walls build using the traditional stretcher bond are just a half brick wide and as such are relatively unstable and generally if they are higher than about 40 cm 5 courses piers are required to strengthen them. But on unstable or weak ground make it 46 cm 18 inch deep. Garden walls if the garden wall is classed as a party fence wall and depending on the type of building work you intend to carry out you must notify the adjoining owner of the work in respect of the party walls act etc 1996.
I want to get the max internal width possible so i. But on unstable or weak ground make it 46 cm 18 inch deep. Historically a freestanding wall would be built with a proportion of bricks laid crossways for bonding resulting in familiar patterns of stretcher and header faces. Do i need piers in my block wall.
Sheltered by 6ft garden fencing. Such walls are amongst the most common forms of masonry to. The slab that it is to be built on measures 9m x 34m. The fourth course the first course to use headers in english garden wall bond starts with two headers spanning the full width of the pier then lay four stretchers across the middle of the pier and then finally two more headers as with the second course of the pier.
Retaining walls above 900mm in height should be designed by a. For walls up to 500mm in height you can build a single skin wall with multiple piers for added stability. How much does it cost to build a garden wall. For walls above 500mm in height the thickness should ideally be double skinned with piers for added strength.