J Freeley Ltd, 14 Southern Street, Worsley, Manchester M28 3QN

Demolition of Fire Damaged Roof
Greater Manchester, UK

Demolition of the fire damaged roof area of Wards 5 & 6 at Trafford General Hospital after a fire broke out at the hospital following a lightning strike during a heavy thunderstorm.

The project involved carefully removing fire damaged roof materials within a live hospital environmnet.

Scope of Works:

  • Temporary propping and stability bracing prior to demolition
  • Provision of fully enclosed scaffolding and drop shafts
  • Reviews, inspections and remedial works to enable safe demolition
  • Asbestos removal
  • Work at height 
  • Careful dismantling of roof trusses, roof strucrure and ceiling
  • Dismantling works carried out by hand due to sensitive location
  • Demolition and removal of fire break walls down to 2nd floor level

Client testimonial:

"Thank you for the works you have completed. As mentioned when we were last on site, I have not heard a peep from my staff etc at the hospital which is perhaps unheard of during works of this nature! Please pass my thanks on to your site team."