Blow-down date set for remaining Red Road blocks
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August 3 2015abortive bid to bring the blocks down during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.
Contractor Safedem is currently undertaking preparatory work for the blow-downs, the precise date for which is being kept under wraps, following the explosive demise of two other blocks on the estate in 2012 and 2013.
David Fletcher, director of regeneration for GHA, said: "We're working very closely with our contractor and partners on plans to bring down all six remaining blocks in a single demolition later this year.
A public consultation into a housing-led regeneration scheme for the site will be held later this summer.
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