We dual stock IG and Birtley lintels and carry a comprehensive range to suit all examples of brickwork construction. We are happy to help from the simplest lintel replacement through to house extensions, new build and major housebuilding projects.
Cavity Wall Lintels
Are available as Standard Duty, Heavy Duty and Extra Heavy Duty Loading also as wide inner or wide outer leaf and eaves varieties
Blockwork built tight against inner face of the lintel. Place mortar bed on top of blockwork before floor units are laid to provide even distribution of load. Steel Lintels may be propped to facilitate speed of construction, however only prop lintel after initial masonry load has been applied. Lintels to have a minimum end bearing of 150mm on each side of the opening, bedded on mortar. Level the lintel along its length and across it width. Raise the inner and outer leaves simultaneously, masonry to be laid on a mortar bed and all perpendicular joints to be filled. All external wall lintels must be installed with a flexible damp proof course complete with stop ends on either side and wall weeps provided at maximum 450 intervals.
Box lintels can be used for internal or external openings and with a variety of wall thicknesses. The box lintel has perforations along its length acting as a plaster key, as an optional extra box lintels can be insulated. Solid wall lintels can also be supplied to suit fair faced brickwork on both sides and also to suit internal partition requirements where no floor loading exists.
Single Leaf Lintels
Used to support the outer leaf of cavity wall construction. The lintel angle can be supplied with no top bend and the channel lintel is suitable to carry greater loads. In addition lintels can be supplied to suit timber frame applications.
Lintels are available in stock from 750mm upto 4800mm in length in a variety of ranges, we are able to supply special lintels in the form of bay window lintels, arches, apexes and even sun lounge lintels. All lintels throughout the range are also available in Stainless Steel. Special lintels will be subject to an extended delivery period usually 5-7 working days further to receipt of any signed drawings required.