sleeper wall

sleeper wall

A dwarf wall which carries a joist supporting a floor; if of brick, it usually is perforated to permit the passage of air for ventilation.
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In the heart of Dalton de Dale, County Durham, behind a retaining sleeper wall, sits a little piece of tranquillity, in the form of best-selling hot tub, The Cyclone.
The areas of the sleeper cab insulation included the rear sleeper wall, sleeper ceiling, sleeper side walls, and portions of the cab ceiling.
The thermoformed surfaces, made from approved prototypes, must be controlled to form "seamless" connections with the units on either side and to the sleeper wall and ceiling.
In the heart of Dalton-le-Dale, County Durham, behind a retaining sleeper wall, sits a little piece of tranquillity in the form of best-selling hot tub The Cyclone.
There is small lawned garden area with shrubs and trees and a further raised garden area with retaining sleeper walls lying to both the front and side of the house.
To detach the vulnerable structure from the wet ground, the floor plate could be raised on sleeper walls supported by economical strip foundations, and the roof plate held in position by temporary internal timber scaffolding until the entire studwork was complete.