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Buildings are 34ft wide with a central passageway.
Standard stall sizes:
Height to eaves 8'5". Height to ridge 15'3"
Mixed options and other sizes available.
TIMBER: Joinery quality European Softwood is used throughout. Timber sizes are nominal before planing.
EXTERIOR SIDES AND ENDS: Main framework is of 50mm x 75mm (2" x 3") timbers at approx. 2ft centres, making double thickness at corners and treble at section joints. Exterior cladding is 19mm (3/4") nom. P.t> & G. moulded weatherboarding, rot-proofed by pressurised treatment to BS 4072.
PARTITIONS: Of 50mm x 75mm (2" x 3") timber framework manufactured in appropriate sections to a height of 7ft. Partitions are covered each side with 12mm (1/2") Exterior Grade Plywood or 18mm (3/4") O.S.B. (Oriented Strand Board).
STALL FRONTS: Incorporate a bottom Loose Box Door, also a galvanised steel viewing grille with manger access gate. Outside of fronts including face of bottom doors are clad with T&G matchboarding. Anti-chew strips fitted to door frames, grilles and to face of bottom door and lined with plywood or O.S.B (Oriented Strand Board).
ROOF: 50mm (2") x 125mm (5") Purlins are secured to timber trusses at 3m (10') or 3.60m (12') centres, and to gable ends with bolted steel brackets. Trusses are supported on timber posts which also act as stabilisers for the partitions. Roof covering is Polyester coated steel profile sheeting, coloured externally (slate blue) and with underlining of 1/8" fireproof partition board (alternative colour roof sheeting available). 8cm Glasswool insulation is included in the roof
DOORS: A pair of framed, ledged and braced sliding doors 8' high x 10' wide are included at each end of the building.
WINDOWS: Approx. 3'6" x 3'6" in two parts with top half to open inwards. Windows have 3mm glass fitted. They also have galvanised steel protection grilles fitted on the inside.
LINING: All boxes are lined to eaves height with 12mm (1/2") Exterior Grade Plywood or 18mm O.S.B (Oriented Strand Board).
VENTILATION: Air intake through windows in Stall Wall Sections and louvre type windows in gable ends, expelled through ridge.
FINISH: Exterior cladding, barge boards, windows, external doors, and wall plates rot-proofed by Wolmanit CX8 brown pressure treatment. Finish in mid brown.
HEAVY DUTY GUTTERS: P.V.C. rainwater gutters with appropriate downpipes are included to each side of the building.
OPTIONAL EXTRAS: Top Door Grids, Stable Fittings, Grilles in partitions between the boxes. Top Doors (as well as or instead of windows).
The normal recommendation for boxes is a concrete floor with a single course of engineering bricks to carry the sections and to act as a dampcourse. Harlows provide galvanised stays to anchor the building firmly to the base after the building has been erected.