Quaker Lane, Northallerton

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The development consists of a block of six apartments and a pair of houses which are a continuation of 'Windsor Way' off Quaker Lane, Northallerton.

The building foundations consist of a concrete raft on 150mm insulation. The cavity walls are of traditional construction comprising either 102mm facing brickwork or 100mm dense concrete block wall with 25mm roughcast sand/cement render both with 50mm clear cavity and 50mm slab insulation and 100mm inner leaf block walls. Traditional cavity walls comprising 2 skins of 100mm concrete block walls complete with a 100mm cavity. Internal walls comprise either in non structural locations plasterboarded timber stud partitions or 100mm dry lined blockwork where structural were required.

Upper floors comprise either 200mm thick precast concrete planks with 6mm blanket and 65mm screed or 22mm t&g flooring on 241mm engineered I beam joists.

The Roof Construction consists of Crest Wolds Natural Red double roll tile & La Roca slate on battens on breathable membrane, complete with 400mm of insulation. Rainwater goods are 100mm half round on rise and fall brackets with 63mm round downpipes cast aluminium to front elevation and upvc to rear elevation.

Windows are Timber frame slide in/out sash windows and UPVC windows, A rated double glazed units. External doors are GRP suredoor, sbd compliant. Apartment entrance doors Soundsecure six panel smooth doors, sbd compliant. Internal doors are six panel smooth timber doors, frames are softwood, architraves and skirtings are MDF.All gloss painted. Ceiling finishes Suspended plasterboard MF ceiling to flats with plasterboard and skim ceiling fixed to either floor joist or trussed rafters in houses, all ceilings emulsion painted. Kitchen and bathrooms are fitted with non slip vinyl flooring, all communal parts are fitted with contract carpet.

The new modern dwellings are installed with domestic electrical installations which comply with IEE wiring regs 17th edition.  Mechanical installations include PV panels complete with combination boilers fed to radiators with thermostatic valves, and heat recover units.