Eastlands site ready for regeneration

AN £8m project to prepare a huge site next to the City of Manchester Stadium for potential regeneration has just been completed.

Work on the 17-acre site, which contained two disused mine shafts used on the former Bradford Colliery site, has taken six months to complete. It involved capping the kilometre-deep shafts and encasing them in a 2m-thick, 22m-deep reinforced concrete structure.

The project was managed by Turner & Townsend and carried out by remediation specialists Buckingham Group Contracting. Engi... For the full story register now for free or login below...