Dog Kennel Hill Primary School

Southwark Council
Project Location
Dog Kennel Hill, East Dulwich
Project Duration
3 Weeks
Type of Demolition
Hand & Machine Demolition

Description of Project

Dog Kennel Hill Primary School required the annexe building to be demolished to make way for a landscape garden, including a pond and decking area.

This would enable the children to learn about the habitats of the different kind of species in a pond environment.

Scope of Works

  • Tree and bush removal to enable demolition
  • Demolition of 2 storey annexe building with slabs and foundations
  • Excavation of hard standing
  • Backfilling using crushed hardcore back to ground level
  • Excavation of a new pond
  • Waste disposal


  • Full scaffold to all elevations of the annexe building to enable hand demolition
  • Soft strip of internal furnishings, floor and ceiling coverings
  • Hand demolition from the roof down to 1st floor level to enable machine demolition
  • Machine demolition using a 9 tonne excavator with a pulveriser attachment to reduce the building down to ground floor level
  • Removal of slab and foundations using a 9 tonne excavator with a breaker attachment

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