Hughes and Salvidge undertook the demolition of the former special gases manufacturing and research plant sited within the Manor Royal Technology Park, Crawley. The decommissioning of this facility was to make way for a state-of-the-art regeneration of the site.
A mixture of steel and concrete framed structures containing various vessels, tanks and pipework were demolished in a careful and controlled manner down to slab level. The dismantling process was conducted in a sequential process to accommodate plant decommissioning, asbestos removal, soft strip and finally mechanical demolition and recycling.
The site was situated close to many sensitive businesses and plants which required careful attention to vibration, dust controls and traffic management.
This high profile project utilised a number Hughes and Salvidge’s core services with a specific need to monitor and safely manage the chemical, gas and fibrous hazards that existed on the site.
To ensure complete compliance to all safety legislation and a constant awareness of safety and environmental issues, Hughes and Salvidge carried out all works in accordance with stringent Permit to Work procedures.
Daily and weekly meetings, together with programme forecasts, facilitated the contract and helped maintain essential and constant communication resulting in the client’s total satisfaction.