POINT A HOTEL - CROMWELL ROAD
Demolition is rarely a straightforward business. This is even more so the case when managing demolition at Point A Hotel in a busy residential area within Kensington and Chelsea that has heritage issues to consider.
ensured that the façade remained intact in both the demolition and the
future development phases. This was achieved by creating a bespoke steel frame to support the façade that was fxed to the adjacent buildings while conveyor belts were employed to remove waste.
Because of the location and restricted access for wagons, all materials were brought down to 1st ﬂoor level manually.
All arising materials from strip out (ﬂoor boards, joists, windows, door frames etc) where stored on a gantry scaﬀold, a wait and load 40 yard bin would then be brought to the loading bay parallel to the gantry and loaded by hand.
All hardcore was removed from all ﬂoors conveyer belts. First they were manually loaded onto a conveyer which fed a scaﬀold rubble chute into the rear garden of the building until a stockpiled was formed. It was then loaded onto a second conveyer with a 3t excavator. Multiple conveyers fed the hardcore through the building, over the gantry scaﬀold and into a waiting 8 wheel tipper wagon.
POINT A HOTEL – CROMWELL ROAD