A465 – Clydach Footbridge demolition

As part of the A465 Heads of the Valley dual carriageway upgrade in South Wales, the aging, reinforced concrete, Clydach Footbridge was deemed surplus to requirements and in need of demolition . Costain appointed Walters to undertake the demolition works during a 24hr road closure of the A465

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Lion Hotel footbridge demolition for highway improvement

During the overnight road possession, Walters highly skilled team undertook the removal of the bridge structure exactly in accordance with the pre-determined sequence, utilising oxy-propane gas cutting techniques to sequentially remove sections of the structure and lift them down to ground level using a 70T mobile crane.

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Oakfield Grange Housing Development Progresses with Walters help

The development site was located within an existing housing estate making access difficult due to the narrow approach roads. A high degree of coordination and planning with both local residents and local authorities was necessary to ensure that Walters were able to move plant and equipment safely and efficiently into and out of the site.

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Demolition of shopping centre (Pontypridd)

The challenge in this instance involved the controlled deconstruction of the remaining reinforced concrete shopping centre structure in the heart of Pontypridd town centre whilst ensuring that the day to day use of the surrounding road and footpath network were not interrupted at any time.

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Demolition of Llantarnam School makes way for development

Walters used company-owned plant and equipment to complete the works, including a specialist high-reach demolition machine for various high structures on the site. All slabs and foundations were removed and over 6,000m³ of hard arisings from the works were processed and crushed by Walters own mobile crushing plant.

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Bridge Street Bridge, Newport

Working closely with Network Rail Tier 1 Principal Contractor, ABC Electrification, Walters were tasked with removing the reinforced concrete deck from the dilapidated steel structure and all enabling works behind the existing abutments. Following installation of the new bridge structure, Walters were awarded the civils contract to tie the new bridge into the existing infrastructure network at either side.

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