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Hounslow demolition goes out of control

16 Jul 14 The demolition of an eight-storey office block next to Hounslow bus garage in west London appeared to go out of control yesterday afternoon when a huge section came crashing down, leaving the remaining structure unsafe.

Photo courtesy of Demolition News
Photo courtesy of Demolition News

Reports suggest that it cause quite a stir across the vicinity.

The building, in Hounslow High Street, is being demolished to make way for a housing development.

According to Demolition News, Lincolnshire-based contractor GBM Demolition suspended work pending arrival of an inspector from the Health & Safety Executive to investigate the unplanned collapse.

It appears to have been only through good fortune that all debris remained within the perimeter of the site and no one was hurt.

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