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We are Part of the Thomas Armstrong Group
Suspended block & beam floors are the most popular, simple and cost-effective form of ground floor construction in the UK. We offer a complete range of concrete blocks, bricks and slip blocks for use in suspended block & beam floors including Part E and Robust Standard Detail acoustic separating floors.
Block & beam floors possess a number of distinct advantages over other forms of floor construction:
Specification of blocks suitable for use in floors
Insulite and Dense Concrete Blocks
Solid (Group 1) Standard grade Insulite or Dense Concrete walling blocks of nominal dimensions 440mm x 100mm x 215mm with a compressive strength of 7.3 N/mm² or above (when tested in normal block-laying aspect).
Airtec Aerated Concrete Blocks
Airtec Large Format blocks with dimensions 620mm x 100mm x 430mm, Airtec Seven 7.3 N/mm² blocks with dimensions 620mm x 100mm x 215mm, are suitable for use as infill blocks for block & beam flooring.
The following block types are not recommended for use as block & beam floor infill:
Our Range of Special Floor Products
We offer several coursing and infill blocks to suit most standard 150mm and 225 deep T-beams.
Slip Blocks / Split Course Blocks
Slip blocks used to maintain coursing height on adjoining masonry wall for 150mm and 225mm high T-beams.
Rebated Infill Closure Blocks - Full Depth
Thomas Armstrong (Concrete Blocks) Ltd
Part of the Thomas Armstrong (Holdings) Ltd
T: 01900 68211
F: 01900 602672