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Can a 2inch breeze block wall be load bearing if the floor/ceiling

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Can a 2inch breeze block wall be load bearing if the floor/ceiling above is beam and pot. Ground floor flat removing old water tank for combi boiler
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Expert:  StructuralEng replied 2 years ago.
Hello, I'll be happy to assist you with this.
2" block should never be used as a load bearing element. It is too slender and will fail every stability check required in the masonry design code.
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