Structural Alterations

Brian Johnson and Halton Construction originally specialised in structural alterations and structural renovations/refurbishments, particularly in masonry.

Halton Construction has a credible history of high quality masonry renovations for Urban Splash in Liverpool City Centre, on buildings such as; St Peter’s Church (now Bar Cuba), The Tea Factory, The Vanilla Factory, The Palace and The Matchworks.

Masonry alterations and repairs include the following:-

  • Forming openings in load bearing walls
  • Taking down and rebuilding walls in matching materials and sometimes salvaging the original masonry units for re-use.
  • Replacement of corroding lintels.
  • Replacement of corroding cavity wall ties.
  • Introduction of a wide range of lateral restraining system.
  • Introduction of stitch crack repair systems.
  • Repointing of masonry mortar joints.
  • Replacement of spalled brickwork.
  • Rebuilding of chimney stacks.
  • Introducing moving joints and expansion joints, into existing walls.

Structural renovation and refurbishments also include

concrete-slab

Replacement of damp or sulphate affected ground floor concrete slabs.

timber-joists

Replacement of decayed timber joists or structured timber components.

roof-coverings

Replacement of roof coverings and roof structures