Demolition winner for vast Elizabeth House job

Grant Prior 6 months ago
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A winner is understood to have been chosen for one of London’s most keenly contested demolition jobs.

The Enquirer understands that John F Hunt has won the prized package to bring down Elizabeth House next to Waterloo Station.

Demolition work will pave the way for main construction to start on a 1.2m sq ft scheme by developer HB Reavis.

Elizabeth House will be replaced by a new office and retail complex designed by architects AHMM including a 31-storey main tower.

Most big names in demolition are understood to have pitched for the job.

A source close to a losing bidder said: “A lot of firms were keen to get this one but it looks like Hunt have been successful.”

HB Reavis and John F Hunt declined to comment.

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