Natural History Museum, Kensington

The requirement of the project was to remove areas of York stone steps to the front entrance of the museum without damaging them, so that they could be reused. Our suggested method was to diamond saw cut using power hydraulic hand-held saws. Firstly, we used a pre-cut saw with a maximum cutting depth of 150mm,…

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Thames Gateway

Due to a design issue the clients requirement was to increase the width of 23 number loading docks to a new distribution warehouse at the London Gateway development. The method was to diamond saw cut vertically through precast concrete panels to a depth of 250mm using hydraulic ring saw to release the section. The high…

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Ziggurat House

In 2016, an old office tower in St. Albans was transformed into a block of 125 brand new apartments. Ziggurat House was previously owned by Aviva, and is now enjoying a new lease of life, housing luxury studio, one-bedroomed and two-bedroomed apartments complete with privately landscaped gardens. Lending a helping hand to the renovation, M…

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New Entrance

The client’s requirement was to form a new entrance into the building through a 2 metre-thick reinforced concrete wall. The method used was to stitch drill the perimeter, breaking through using remote demolition machine Brokk 90.

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York House, Marble Arch

The client’s requirement was to form new staircase openings from Level 5 to Level 3 through 380mm-thick reinforced concrete slab – all within an occupied building. The works were carried out at night; however, no percussion vibration was permitted due to the close proximity of residential premises. This meant that a different method had to…

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