Metro was employed as the demolition contractor to carry out the topdown demolition in Crawley of the former Virgin Base building.

The Mechanical Demolition journey included;

  • Installation of Timber Hoarding

  • Noise, Dust, Vibration Environmental Monitoring

  • Asbestos Survey & Removal

  • PreDemolition Strip Out

  • Tree protection installed in accordance with arboriculture requirements

  • Mechanical Demolition of existing Virgin building

  • Removal of all slabs and associated foundations

  • On-site crushing of arisings and stockpile material

  • Cut and fill site to agreed formation level in accordance with the engineer’s specification

  • Complete demolition works with zero health and safety incidents

  • 99%+ recycled materials

  • Lay pile mat to engineers’ specification

The project was successfully completed with 2 construction cameras installed on-site that facilitated the monitoring of demolition progress.

Swipe from Left to Right to view the Construction progress from April 2022 to July 2022.