Beam & Block Flooring

Easy-to-install insulated beam and block flooring

Longley Concrete’s beam and block flooring system is quick and easy to install and comprises of 175mm deep, prestressed concrete beams installed with 100mm deep building blocks laid between them.

Quick to install in all weather conditions, Longley beam and block floors create an immediate and safe working platform. A beam and block floor is a durable concrete floor system that provides good fire resistance as well as helping to reduce noise transmittance through floors.

Beam and block floor installation can be completed by unskilled labour, or provided to your groundworkers to fit. Alternatively our experienced team can install the beam and block flooring.

The benefits of beam and block flooring

  • Easy to handle, quick to install
  • Simple all weather form of construction
  • Provides an immediate working platform
  • Draught proof, rot proof and fire resistant
  • Problems caused by ground movement are eliminated
  • Good thermal insulation
  • Available in two widths, both 175mm deep

Beam and block floor installation

Longley Concrete supply concrete floors direct to site for immediate installation by your own staff, or alternatively we offer a full installation and contracting service.

Our contracting staff and installation teams have extensive experience of installing our beam and block flooring to all manner of sites, big or small all over the UK and Ireland. Our staff have in-depth knowledge of the products that we supply and their skills and qualifications mean that your beam and block floor installation will run smoothly, ensuring that your build program remains on schedule and is cost effective.

Beam and block floor prices

Longley Concrete work with major housebuilders to supply and install beam and block flooring. Our beam and block floor prices are competitive; enquire today for a quote.

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Prestressed Beams

Our beams are manufactured with C60 (60N/mm2 at 28 days) concrete, prestressed by means of 5mm indented steel wire. Longley beams are manufactured in fixed moulds within an enclosed factory environment, giving them a superior finish and dimensional tolerance.

Beam and Block Floor Blocks

Floor blocks

The infill blocks should be 100mm thick with a compressive strength of 3.5N/mm2 or 7.0N/mm2 and be able to support a minimum transverse load of 3.5kN on a 420mm span. Where blocks are built into loadbearing walls the compressive strength must not be less than that of the blocks used in the wall construction. For garage floor applications, blocks with 7.0N/mm2 compressive strength should be used.

Grouting

The floor should be thoroughly ‘wetted’ and a 3:1 sharp sand/cement grout brushed into all joints.

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