A Historic Building had developed hairline cracking and some minimal spalling to the external perimeter elevations. Schedule of works detailed carrying out a full defect survey and potential half cell testing, repairs to the facades were carried out using Portland stone cement.
Use of scaffolding would be obstructive and not cost effective.
Use of MEWP would be restrictive due to the locations of two elevations.
LOCATION OF PROBLEM
The whole perimeter of Baskerville House in Birmingham warranted a detailed defect survey and paying particular attention directly above the main entrance where a dedicated safety grounds person was needed.
Complete Access utilised a Team of two IRATA Level 3’s to carry out a full defect survey identifying each location where hairline cracks and masonry spalling had occurred or had the potential to dislodge.