Demolition of 20-storey Birmingham tower block under way

Work to remove another derelict eyesore city tower block from Birmingham’s skyline is underway after years of debate and deliberation.
The 20 storey Holbrook tower block on the Bromford Estate in Hodge Hill was first earmarked for demolition in 2010 following a campaign by residents.
Built in 1968 it has 59 one bedroom and 57 two-bedroom council flats. The final tenants moved out a few months ago.
The largest demolition excavator in the UK is being used and for the first time this country with an Ultra High Reach Arm attachment fitted.
This mammoth machine, which can reach up to 24 storeys... read more

 
20 January 2018 in Regional West, Views: 40
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