Padstone Sizes and Dimensions
Below are general off-the-shelf padstone diemensions. Compressive strength is upto C50. These padstones can be laid on any side or be cut with a grinder.
Engineering bricks can be used as padstones, as can concrete lintels cut-down. You can also cast your padstones insitu with plywood shuttering.
Steel bearing plates can also be used to spread the load onto the brickwork/brick wall.padstone catalogue
We can design your padstone size to ensure it complies with Building Regulations. We have an example below. This is a chargable service, but is free with all steel beam calculations you purchase from us.Padstone Calculations beam a