Demolition of 6 High Rise Tower Blocks, Grimsby
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  • Name: Demolition of High Rise Tower Blocks, Grimsby
  • Category: demolition
  • Client: Lincolnshire Housing Partnership
  • Description:

  • DSM were appointed to carry out the

  • • Asbestos removal, demolition and site clearance of 6 (no) multi-storey (16 storey each) properties that were originally constructed circa 1960's by G Wimpey Homes.
  • • The buildings comprised cast insitu reinforced concrete frame with infill panels
  • • The works involved the complete demolition of all structures and the disposal off site of arisings
The main high level risks for the works were:-

  • • Close proximity to tenants and an acute care unit
  • • An access route through the centre of two zones had to be maintained at all times. 
  • • The greatest risk was the premature collapse  within the existing structure and required detailed sequencing which was produced by a structural engineer. 

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