A major milestone was reached on Thursday August 11th – the concrete slab was successfully poured. Henley invoiced me for the base progress payment before the first concrete truck arrived. Make of that what you will.
Conduit and wiring from the power pit at the front of the property was laid, As was the storm water and sewer drains. Photos are here.
The bored piers are needed to stabilize the concrete slab. They are bored (drilled) into the ground, re-enforced, then concreted. There is a photo of them here
On site construction finally begins with the site cut/fill and set out. Check photos here
This was the day my file was internally transferred from Henley admin, to construction. About bloody time.
If you are unfortunate enough to be dealing with AusNet, you should set low standards, then you won’t be disappointed. Just hopeless.
My project required a building permit only, not a planning permit.
Receiving the builders insurance is important for a number of reasons, at this stage I needed it for my finance company,
The final deposit was paid to Henley. From here on, it will be progress payments
This was the day I finally signed my building contract. Read more here