Single Wall Construction Extension - Problems??

If a kitchen extension is constructed from *one* wall construction (not two-wall with insulation), is it usually advisable to knock down such an extension in preference of a two-wall construction extension.
Are there problems associated with a kitchen extension constructed of single wall construction?
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snipped-for-privacy@postmaster.co.uk (SuzySue) wrote in message

no, no need at all.

Yes, lack of insulation. Fit some. Or youll be real cold and have condensation.
Structures that re more than one storey high while only 4" thick are somewhat weak. I dont this applies to you, but if it does, keep a regular eye out for anything like cracks, bulging, or loss of pointing, and keep it in good repair at all times.
There are quite a few old 2 storey houses that are all built only 4" thick, and while they are nowhere near todays standards, they normally stay up and work fine once theyre insulated.
Regards, NT
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No problem at all. Just line the inside walls with 50mm Kingspan/Celotex and vapour check plasterboard.
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