RAAC PLANK SURVEYS
Survey Solutions has seen an increase in project enquiries requesting surveys of flat roof structures constructed from Reinforced Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (RAAC) planks. This has primarily been investigation work at a number of hospitals across the UK, as well as schemes in other project sectors.
Following a couple of alerts including a roof collapse, owners have needed to carry out assessments of their own buildings which may have been constructed from RAAC planks. Further information on RAAC planks can be found by downloading the Standing Committee on Structural Safety (SCOSS) alert here.
Following a structural engineer’s visual inspection, if RAAC planks are identified and there are signs of spalling and/or deformation occurring, we can attend site and work alongside your structural engineers to provide survey data for every accessible plank, to enable a remediation programme to be put in place.
Our team of survey specialists will provide the data in accordance with the Standing Committee on Structural Safety (SCOSS) recommendations. The data can be issued in a format to suit individual client requirements, generally a combination of AutoCAD dwg, PDF and Excel formats.
To prevent a future recurrence, we can also set up a maintenance and monitoring programme where we revisit sites on a regular basis to deliver ongoing data and analysis, flagging up any new deformation that may have arisen since the original survey.
To find out more, please complete the enquiry form below to contact one of our specialist surveyors. Available across our network of UK offices, our teams of surveyors share many years’ experience and are in an ideal position to discuss your project in more detail and offer the best survey solution from our broad range of complementary services.