Demolition and Facade Retention

Client / Harmsworth Pension Funds Trustees
Site / Unity Street, Bristol
Value / £1.85m
Timescale / 18 Months (Completed Q1 2018)


Sanctus competitively tendered the enabling works contract for the redevelopment of Unity Street in Bristol City Centre. The contract was awarded on a fixed price all risk basis.

The enabling works package included;

  • Asbestos R&D Survey including a remote drone survey of an unsafe building
  • Utilities mapping
  • Ecology surveys
  • Licensed Asbestos Removal
  • Demolition of 8No buildings in various states of disrepair
  • Site Investigation and Remediation strategy
  • Remediation of asbestos contaminated soils
  • Underground fuel storage tank removal
  • Cut and fill earthworks, including classification and disposal of surplus soils
  • Piling mats
  • CFA foundation piling
  • Service disconnections, diversions and installation of new utilities
  • Drainage and attenuation tanks
  • Construction of a new adoptable road.