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Brentford Lock Phase 1

Collard were delighted to have successfully completed the demolition and enabling works at the Brentford Lock project.

The project involved the careful removal of two substantial steel frame structures, which were cantilevered over a live canal. The works were required to enable the construction of a new bus depot, footbridge across the river brent and the construction of 452 new homes as part of LB Hounslow’s waterside redevelopment scheme.

Over 3,000m3 of concrete arisings were sustainably recycled for future use by the  following trades on the project.

Summary of the Scope of Works:

Coordinating with the client and relevant authorities in relation to the canal and the adjacent to railway
Construction of a temporary footpath on live canal tow path
Removal of asbestos cement sheet roof
Remote mechanical demolition of cantilevered steel frame buildings
Deconstruction of cantilevered steel frame structure oversailing canal
Deconstruction of non-cantilevered structure oversailing canal
Removal of all concrete hard standings, crushed to 6F5 and left onsite for future construction

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