PRC Consultants
Specialists in the repair and renovation of Airey houses 
The Airey House 
 
 
 
 
 
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W Airey & Sons Ltd
R Costain Ltd
 
Frederick Gibberd
 
1945 to 1955
 
26,000
 
2 storey semi-detached houses,
Medium or steep pitched hipped or Gable roof covered with tiles.
External walls of exposed aggregate PRC panels throughout the
upper panels oversailing lower panels.
Splayed PRC corner panels.
Tile hanging or horizontal timber boarding to gable apex.
 
Cracking of PRC columns.
Water penetration through PRC panels.
High chloride content in PRC panels.
 
Concrete downstand beam.
 
Storey height tapered PRC columns reinforced vertically with steel tube.
Steel dowel to tubular reinforement conection at first floor level.
Steel locating jig at first floor level.
Shaped PRC panels copper wired to columns.
Plasterboard on timber battens.
PC corner panels.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tel:   01384 258498