Phased project comprising of demolition and major asbestos removal to the former MG car plant at Longbridge, Birmingham with Squibb Group acting as Principal Contractor. The site is situated next to a live railway line (some Squibb operations performed under railway possession). Works include the removal of large quantities of asbestos based materials (all forms of ACM), decontamination and removal of oil based materials, demolition of 30 acres of buildings steel/ concrete framed to slab level and crushing and regrading of the site, including Power Station. Demolition in the main undertaken by long reach excavators fitted with attachments with all the resulting mate-rials being processed on site for reuse.
The site is being redeveloped next to a live car production facility so Squibb Group are utilising large dust extraction units to keep dust release to a minimum in order to provide a clean environment next to the car paint shops.