Waterloo Controlled Demolition - Removal of Underground Walls and Concrete Stairs at Waterloo
- Remote Demolition Isolation and removal of 2
obsolete concrete staircases and 5 sections of supporting wall beneath the
stations concourse enabling the construction of underground pedestrian
- Sizes of
sections for removal up to 10 metres wide and 2 metres thick.
drilling into brick and concrete foundations above and below condemned areas to facilitate the insertion of
supporting steel frames prior to wall and staircase removal.
- Holes created
up to 700mm wide and 3500mm deep. Removal
of waste material.
adherence to railway operational and safety procedures.
and utilisation of air extraction equipment.
- Use of
zero/low emission plant and machinery.
- Limited time
frame for completion of work.
on-going alongside other works.
- High frequency
electric drilling rig deployed to bore holes above and below condemned
- Electric wire saw
applied to accurately isolate wall sections prior to removal.
powered, remotely operated Brokk demolition robot used to break out isolated
- Debris sorted and
- Use of zero-emission machines to prevent air contamination of work area.
- Equipment operated remotely negating operative hand and arm vibration.
- Debris sorted on site and removed for recycling.
- Fresh air circulated through out work zone.
- Project completed on budget.
- Isolation and removal of wall sections more precise and efficient than
- Specialist equipment deployed owned and operated by Castle & Pryor, ensuring fixed costs and qualified, experienced operators.
- Project completed on time.
- Removal of staircase and wall sections more expeditious than other techniques.
“Thank you for all your effort over the past few months. You should be very
proud of what you have achieved"
L. A. Senior Programme Manager Network Rail