Development task 2… assignment with label sketchs.

On another part of the site the developer intends to build apartments with one flat at ground floor level and a second at first floor with a room in the roof.

c. The ground conditions in the area where this house is to be built are of firm clay underlain by chalk at a depth of approximately 1m below ground level. Explain why a trench fill foundation would be appropriate in this location; make reference to Part A of the building regulations, if appropriate.

d. In a different part of the site the ground conditions are very different with soil of poor and uneven bearing capacity. What type of foundation should be used in this location; explain your selection.