It`s only been a few weeks since work started at SW18. Demolition and extender are almost… It is best to know where the pipes are when designing the building to avoid delays and additional costs. Don`t worry if you`re not sure how you`re going to do it — we`re here to help. With regard to taking into account the impact of the new foundations and the current requirements of the construction law, which stipulates that the new foundations must have a depth of at least one metre. The depth of these foundations and the extra weight of the new structure can lead to broken leaks or pipes, which can lead to flooding. If pipes are located near the building you want to build in, this could have an impact on the design of the building. In addition to reviewing the municipality`s building rules, it is important that you work with us to ensure that the pipes are protected and that our access to the municipality is not restricted. You must apply for an approved agreement if: First try to search your property under www.thameswater-propertysearches.co.uk/. Yes… Take an excursion to your local authorities and take a look at their channel maps. These cards can`t tell you exactly where and what the pipes are.
then……. We propose to catch up with the professionals and pay for a CCTV drainage survey. Expect to pay only 200 euros for this service. TIP: This is also a great opportunity to check the condition of your sewer lines and it could save you money in the event of a project delay. The absence or ignorance of a Thames Water construction could result in significant project delays, as existing construction can only begin when it is in effect. It is therefore essential to ensure that this is taken into account in the project`s calculations and on time. If the sewers are not inside and/or more than 160 mm in diameter, we will not grant approval until we have completed a CCTV review prior to construction. You can then do the approved work. You do not need our consent if you build outside these distances. We will be happy to check your plans and give you written confirmation if you are not sure.
Read more details. For sewers larger than 160 mm in diameter, you must tell us when construction is complete, so that we can order a ccTV study after construction to check the condition of the sewers. We check CCTV`s surveys before obtaining authorization. We saw a case where the owner assumed that the contractor had handled the Thames Water Build over Agreement, while the contractor assumed it was the owner. This confusion resulted in a four-week delay in the work, while location studies were conducted, plans were drawn up and Thames Water Engineer visited the website.