Power station rubble will be used in redevelopment

Power station rubble will be used in redevelopment

Power station rubble will be used in redevelopment

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ABOUT 32,000 tonnes of rubble and dust was collected by clean-up workers following the demolition at Didcot A Power Station on Sunday.

Teams from Coleman and Co, the demolition firm which brought down three of the cooling towers, began the clean-up as soon as the demolitions were completed shortly after 5am.

A spokeswoman said: “The operation went according to plan.

“We used road sweepers and mobile jetting units and got the roads back open by 7am."

The rubble and dust, which was collected by the teams, has been left on the site and will be used in its redevelopment.

There are no firm proposals for what will be built on the land.

It is expected the total clear-up of the site where Didcot A stood will be completed within eight weeks.

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7:34am Thu 31 Jul 14

HomerSimpsonDoh says...

Better not use any of it on a golf course, your have Oxford City Council vultures after you.
Better not use any of it on a golf course, your have Oxford City Council vultures after you. HomerSimpsonDoh
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8:22am Thu 31 Jul 14

norton manor says...

Homer I thought it was the County Council
Homer I thought it was the County Council norton manor
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12:26pm Thu 31 Jul 14

King Joke says...

You can use it where you like, as long as you do so legally!
You can use it where you like, as long as you do so legally! King Joke
  • Score: 3

7:31pm Thu 31 Jul 14

Dr Martin says...

HomerSimpsonDoh wrote:
Better not use any of it on a golf course, your have Oxford City Council vultures after you.
I hear the rubble is going to be used to make a bigger hospital car parks
[quote][p][bold]HomerSimpsonDoh[/bold] wrote: Better not use any of it on a golf course, your have Oxford City Council vultures after you.[/p][/quote]I hear the rubble is going to be used to make a bigger hospital car parks Dr Martin
  • Score: 1

2:42pm Fri 1 Aug 14

MCM245 says...

I like this idea. Can still happen .....

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I like this idea. Can still happen ..... https://twitter.com/ ADP_LLP/status/49371 5951595290624/photo/ 1 MCM245
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2:44pm Fri 1 Aug 14

MCM245 says...

ooops, link didn't post properly

Right-click to open link
ooops, link didn't post properly Right-click to open link MCM245
  • Score: 1

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