Definitions for "Standard construction"
Keywords:  slate, brick, tile, roof, concrete
brick walls with a tile or slate roof. Lenders may not be happy to lend on buildings of non-standard construction, although different lenders have different criteria.
A property constructed of brick with a tile or slate roof. Lenders may be less inclined to provide funds on properties of non-standard construction. However, the definition is generally accepted to extend to the main mass-building techniques that have not subsequently been found to have greater potential for defects.
external walls of brick or stone or concrete and roofed externally with slates, tiles or concrete or any other non-combustible mineral and no more than 20% of the total external roof area being flat roofed and/or felt or bitumen covered.