Beech Hill tower blocks demolition in pictures and what is the next stage of the project
The imposing tower blocks in Beech Hill which stood empty for more than ten years have been demolished in a scheme that will create hundreds of new homes.
We take a look back over the months at how the three tower blocks that were a feature of the Halifax skyline were turned into dust in these pictures.
The excavator removed approximately 10 storeys from each block, allowing further high reach kit to demolish the remaining structures.
Four excavators ranging from 21 to 40 tonnes were on hand to process site materials and the existing concrete and rubble which was recycled on site into a specific engineered fill material
It will be used to create a development platform for the next level of regeneration.
It contributed to a significantly reduced carbon footprint for the project by minimising vehicle movements in and around the project area.