Greenbank Lane

Project name: Greenbank Lane, Liverpool University student residence

Client: University of Liverpool

Scope: Asbestos removal and demolition of redundant halls of residence and facilities

Duration: 22 weeks

Completion: November 2015

Greenbank student village is home for over 420 University of Liverpool students every year. It is set in a well-known area of Liverpool, at the bottom of the world famous Penny Lane.

The project involved the Bradley Group undertaking:

  • A complete strip of all licensed and non-licensed asbestos containing material (ACM) from within the buildings
  • A complete strip out of buildings, removing all internal aspects
  • Mechanical demolition of six 2, 3 and 4 storey buildings
  • The crushing of all hard-core materials from the demolition activity to a 6f 2 graded specification for reuse on the project
  • A reduced level dig to site area to engineers specifications
  • The formation of piling mats using recycled graded material from the project
  • Work around live gas and electric services
  • A tight traffic management system ensuring safe working

As part of the three year development, the University of Liverpool will invest a total of £62 million in ensuring student life is more than just studying. The University is investing in fitness rooms, student life centres, bars, restaurants, communal spaces etc.

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