Use of reinforcement to concrete toppings above beam and block floors - extended transitional provision

3 May 2017

On Tuesday 2 May 2017 NHBC wrote to British Precast on the subject of toppings on beam and block floors. NHBC acknowledges that “significant progress has been made by the industry-wide task group considering structural screeds for beam and block floors” and has agreed to extend the transition period until 1 July 2017 to enable this work to be completed. NHBC also indicated that an update will be placed on the NHBC corporate website, shortly. In summary , current practice for reinforcing screeds on Beam and block floors can be continued and will be accepted by NHBC.