Demolition engineering; Battersea gas holders, Coventry

25 November, 2015 | 18:00 - 20:00

Carefully removing the old, not used, gas towers to make way for re-developement
Carefully removing the old, not used, gas towers to make way for re-developement

About this event

This is the gas holder demolition featured in the BBC Two television series: "Demolition – The Wrecking Crew".

Hear about the constraints surrounding the site, the engineering behind the innovative techniques and physicality's of cold cutting the gas holder down.

Speaker

Andre Jaarson, Design Engineer at demolition firm, Coleman & Company

Andre is a qualified civil engineer with over 13 years' experience working within the civil engineering and demolition industry. Andre currently works for Coleman & Company designing temporary works for demolition projects UK wide.

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