Redcar steelworks building is demolished

10/3/2022 10:02:00 AM

Building brought down in ‘biggest demolition’ of its kind in 75 years

Building brought down in ‘biggest demolition’ of its kind in 75 years

Up to 1.6 tonnes of explosives were used to level the 65m (213ft) structure.

Redcar steel plant: 'Biggest demolition' of its kind in 75 yearsCloseA building on the site of a former steelworks has been brought down in what is thought to be one of the largest single explosive demolition operations in the UK in 75 years.

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Sorry Folks, but sad as you were watching that, you did get longer in your Steel Mill than Maggie Thatcher gave Ravenscraig Steel Mill, when she closed it down & moved everything to England & Wales, as did Cummins Engines when they shut the Scottish plant & moved it to Darlington industrial Zone or 'Investment Zone'?

Will that add to the devastating contamination from the tees that has been dredged and dumped out to sea. PDPorts Inside job😅 Why does that remind me of the Government 🙄

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Redcar steel plant: 'Biggest demolition' of its kind in 75 years Redcar steel plant: 'Biggest demolition' of its kind in 75 years Close A building on the site of a former steelworks has been brought down in what is thought to be one of the largest single explosive demolition operations in the UK in 75 years.The former British Steel BOS plant is demolished.Image caption, Much of the former BHS store in Northampton has remain empty since it closed in 2016 Work is set to begin on replacing two empty town centre department stores with flats after the council bought the remaining buildings.Share Rogue One (aka Bobby McNamara) with his Mackintosh mural on the banks of the Clyde Striking, massive in scale and prone to being demolished .

The Basic Oxygen Steelmaking (BOS) Plant in Redcar refined molten iron from the blast furnace, until the works closed in 2015. . Tees Valley mayor Ben Houchen was invited to press the button to detonate the explosives and admitted it was a ‘bittersweet moment’.