Liverpool-based Mees Demolition has moved on site to begin a 12-week programme after Elliot Group acquired it from the receivers of North Point Global in November.
Developer Elliot Group has begun demolition of the part-built residential scheme on Pall Mall in Liverpool that it acquired from the receivers of North Point Global in November.
Liverpool-based Mees Demolition has moved on site to begin a 12-week programme which will see the eight-floor concrete frame flattened and the removal of several thousand tonnes of concrete, which will be recycled as aggregate.
“We promised we’d get cracking as soon as possible and it’s great to see so many lads on site,” said Elliot Lawless of Elliot Group.
“Key at this stage is minimising disruption to neighbours whilst the work is underway and Mees has a detailed plan in place to mitigate this.”
In the meantime, he says, work is progressing with architects Falconer Chester Hall on a new plan for a comprehensive mixed-use scheme which he hopes to present to council officers for review in around six weeks’ time.
The original scheme had planning permission for 366 homes but Mr Lawless says that his ambition is to develop a mixed-use scheme which balances employment uses with residential.
He explained: “This is on the northern boundary of the business district and would make a natural extension for it so we’re examining the feasibility of office uses alongside hotel, leisure and residential provision and will seek the council’s views shortly.
“Whatever we collectively agree, it will be better than what came before and will create more jobs and infrastructure for the city.”