Ground Floors film

Watch a snippet of our film. The full 29-minute version is available to purchase.

Ground Floors film

This film describes the various forms of ground floor structure which are likely to be found in both existing and new housing.

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Film details

It explains the evolution of modern practice and materials and shows modern floors in the process of construction. The film introduces those criteria which affect floor selection and highlights some of the factors which can lead to premature floor failure.

Topics include

  • raised timber floors
  • ground bearing slabs
  • hardcore
  • membranes
  • pre-cast concrete floors
  • jet floor
  • floor finishes
  • insulation.


  • It is 29 minutes long and is available in WMV, Flash and Quicktime formats.
  • Copyright UWE Bristol 2006

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