Science Park Demolition, Cambridge - April/May 2007

It's not every day that an entire building is removed from the Science Park. Apparently, this particular office/laboratory building has to make way for a terminal to service the controversial "guided bus" that is being built into North Cambridge. Nosher's office is a few hundred metres away, and the earthquake-like rumbles of destruction could be clearly felt in our building

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After a day or so's demolition, much has already been destroyed

After a day or so's demolition, much has already been destroyed

Big skips are filled up with scrap metal

Big skips are filled up with scrap metal

Heaps of iron girders lie around

Heaps of iron girders lie around

Air-conditioning conduit hangs limply down from the roof

Air-conditioning conduit hangs limply down from the roof

A huge mechanical hand rips away at the building's fabric

A huge mechanical hand rips away at the building's fabric

Half way through demolition

Half way through demolition

A digger rests for the night after its feeding frenzy

A digger rests for the night after its feeding frenzy

Going... going...

Going... going...

...gone. The site is almost clear

...gone. The site is almost clear

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

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