Blockwork

Description   Unit    Tradesman Hours Labourer Hours
Blockwork in walls, of hollow blocks        
  400mm x 200mm x 100mm m2 0.43 0.22
  400mm x 200mm x 150mm m2 0.5 0.25
  400mm x 200mm x 200mm m2 0.56 0.28
  400mm x 200mm x 200mm hollow block threaded over bar reinforcement m2 0.96 0.28
  Pointing and cleaning down m2 0.1 0.1
Labours and Filling        
  Fair raking cutting      
  100mm hollow block m 0.18 0.18
  200mm hollow block m 0.28 0.28
  Concrete filling to cores of hollow blocks      
  150mm hollow block m2 0.45  
  200mm hollow block m2 0.55  
  Lintel block, including filling      
  200mm wide x 200mm high x 200mm long m 0.4 0.14
  200mm wide x 400mm high x 200mm long m 0.54 0.18

 

Task / Description Slow   Ave   Fast    Units
 Thermalite Blockwork, under 100mm thick 1.8  2.5  3.2   m2/hr
 Thermalite Blockwork, under 100-150mm thick 1.4  1.9  2.5   m2/hr
 Thermalite Blockwork, over 150mm thick 1.2  1.6  2.1   m2/hr
 Lightweight Concrete Blockwork, under 100mm thick 1.5  2.2  2.9   m2/hr
 Lightweight Concrete Blockwork, under 100-150mm thick 1.4  1.9  2.1   m2/hr
 Lightweight Concrete Blockwork, over 150mm thick 1.2  1.6  2.0   m2/hr
 Heavyweight Concrete Blockwork, under 100mm thick 1.4  2.1  2.9   m2/hr
 Heavyweight Concrete Blockwork, under 100-150mm thick 1.2  1.6  2.1   m2/hr
 Heavyweight Concrete Blockwork, over 150mm thick 1.1  1.4  1.8   m2/hr
 Face Finish, Raked Out –   71.4  –    m2/hr
 Face Finish, Bag Rubbed –   29.4  –    m2/hr
 Face Finish, Flush Pointing –   17.6  –    m2/hr