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Application submitted to demolish Yorkshire Press building

The former headquarters of the Yorkshire Evening Post is to be demolished, after a demolition order was submitted to Leeds City Council. The recognisable building has stood on Wellington Street in Leeds for 42 years and housed the now J...

Read full article September 11, 2013

Demolition of Whitehaven bus station imminent

Copeland Council in Cumbria is expected to approve plans to have the Whitehaven bus station demolished, as the derelict building is posing an increasing risk to the public. The council’s planning panel is expected to grant plans t...

Read full article September 10, 2013

Demolition of Sellafield chimney underway

Demolition contractors have started taking down the 110-metre chimney at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing site, nearly half a century after it was the site of Britain’s worst nuclear accident. The demolition process of the chim...

Read full article September 9, 2013

Demolition contractors bulldoze Sunderland venues

Bulldozers have started work on demolishing a whole city centre block in Sunderland to clear the space for a new pedestrianised square and improved traffic flow system. The demolition contractors are taking down the block that formerly ...

Read full article September 4, 2013

Glasgow demolition stops M8 traffic

Demolition contractors in Glasgow have razed another tower block in the city using controlled explosions. The demolition of the 18-storey residential block at 14 Shaftesbury Street, Anderston, led to the closure of traffic on the M8 mot...

Read full article September 3, 2013

Architect-designed swimming pool to be demolished

A swimming pool that was designed by the new president of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is to be demolished, having sat unused for the last seven years. The Berners Pool at Grange-over-Sands in Cumbria, which was desi...

Read full article September 2, 2013

Grandmother objecting to demolition of homes for supermarkets

Plans have been submitted for a supermarket plan in the Welsh town of Aberystwyth that would see 12 homes demolished – despite one of them still being occupied by a local grandmother. The 12 homes in Glyndwr Road face demolition t...

Read full article August 28, 2013

Ex-workers invited on mill tour before demolition

Former employees of the Ditherington Flax Mill have been invited on a tour of the old building before demolition begins on certain parts of it. The building – which was the world's first iron-framed building – is to und...

Read full article August 27, 2013

Demolition of London theatre one step closer

A disused theatre in the heart of Central London has moved one step closer to demolition after it lost its protection under planning regulations. The 300-seat Cochrane Theatre in Holborn has been reclassified by Camden Council, which ha...

Read full article August 21, 2013

Picasso murals spark debate over Oslo building demolition

Norwegian authorities are facing a dilemma over the planned demolition of buildings damaged by the 2011 Anders Breivik bombing, due to the presence of famed Picasso murals etched into their walls. Building experts in Oslo have recommende...

Read full article August 20, 2013