Client: Morgan Properties
Project: Avenue Heights, Highgate
Scope: Demolition, Asbestos Removal, Hoarding, reduced level excavation.
Duration: 12 weeks
Evolution Demolition was contracted by Morgan Properties as PC by competitive tendering to undertake demolition, hoarding and reduce level excavation of Avenue Heights in Highgate to make way for a new high-end residential development. The tower block and car park were occupied throughout the demolition phase meaning Evolution’s management went far beyond the works package with constant interface with residents and visitors meaning logistical plans in and around the site required updating and managing regularly.
Scope of work as follows:
• Design, Supply & Erection of site hoarding
• Vehicular & Pedestrian traffic management
• Controlled dismantling, demolition of structure using
conventional and robotic demolition techniques c/w full
• Asbestos Removal
• Land Remediation
Asbestos material buried sub-surface and within the ducting under the slab (Not reported within site demolition Asbestos report) was discovered by Evolution during excavation, so Evolution then undertook an operation of Ground remediation, safely removing all buried Asbestos Material from the site. There were also a number of un-surveyed services that entered the tower block through the ground floor slab which Evolution were required to locate and reroute to avoid the risk of damage.
Client: Beyond the box developments
Project: Esplanade Public House, Southend on sea
Scope: Demolition, land remediation, temporary works
Duration: 26 Weeks
Evolution Enabling Services was contracted in by Beyond the Box Developments as PC by competitive tendering to undertake demolition, and ground clearance of the Esplanade Public House on Southend-on-Sea Seafront to make way for a new high-end residential development. The building was actually set fire prior to Evolution starting on site. We were then called in as an emergency to make the fire-damaged steel frame structure safe once the Fire Services had finished their work.
Evolution Enabling scope of work thereafter was as follows:
Controlled dismantling and demolition of structures using conventional and robotic demolition techniques c/w full
Temporary works to secure retaining wall (The building is at the foot of a steep cliff that has suffered landslides in the last twenty years towards the Seafront).
Concrete Crushing and Construction of piling mat with crushed material.
Vehicular & Pedestrian traffic management.
Design, Supply & Erection of site hoarding.
Asbestos material buried sub-surface (Not reported within site Demolition Asbestos report) was discovered by Evolution prior to any excavation taking place so Evolution then undertook an operation of Ground remediation, safely removing all buried Asbestos Material from the site. Evolution Enabling Services handed the site over to the new build Contractor fully prepared, level Asbestos free, and stable, complete with prepared Pile Mats and a Tower Crane base (From recycled clean crushed concrete) ready for new build activities on time and within budget.
Project: The lawns
Scope: Demolition, Asbestos removal
Duration: 15 Weeks
Evolution Enabling were tasked with the Demolition, asbestos removal, site setup, hoardings and client mobilisation of the Lawns project. The lawns were a Six/Seven story building in the centre of Stoke Newington with heavy passing traffic and a school in close proximity, with a number of pinch points, parts of the demolition were undertaken out of hours and with full road closures.
Both standard and long reach demolition specification excavators were employed to reduce the building down to ground level. Foundations were excavated down to 7m and broken out and removed. Pile mats were excavated and constructed and a surplus of over 6000m2 of crushed material was removed off-site.