Amex House

American Express

AMEX House was located a short distance from Brighton sea-front it was the old American Express Headquarters, built in 1969 and standing 46m high.

Our experienced team worked closely with the client during the pre-construction phase and highlighted constraints involved with the desired demolition methodology, due to the complexity of the structures design. Working in partnership with the client and their representatives, a positive compromise was devised, to demolish the building using a 60m high reach demolition excavator.

The scope of works was extensive, detailing a full soft strip operation, asbestos removal, temporary works installations, and High Reach Demolition. The project also involved construction works to build a public walkway and staircase along with the installation of multiple seating areas for public use.

Scope of Works at Amex House

  • Demolition Asbestos Survey
  • Disconnection and isolation of services
  • Installation of new site temporary services
  • Asbestos Removal
  • Removal of 3000 office desks
  • Soft Strip
  • Temporary works to the retained basement wall
  • Demolition of the podium slab and car park
  • Demolition of the 3 storey East Wing
  • Demolition of the 2 storey West Wing
  • High Reach demolition of the 46m main tower
  • Hard and soft landscaping
  • Groundworks

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