Embankment West

In November 2017, Rhodar began work on the strategically important Embankment West development site, close to Manchester city centre. This was a £1.75 million project, with Rhodar appointed as asbestos removal, demolition and remediation specialist for the essential enabling works phase.

Situated directly adjacent to Salford  Bridge and the River Irwell, in close proximity to Manchester Cathedral and Manchester Arena, the Embankment site covered an expansive 7,500sqm.

The vaulted brick structure, formerly the Exchange Railway Station, had come to be used as a car park. Following its purchase, the developer’s plan was to convert the site into three mixed-use tower blocks directly adjacent to Manchester City Centre. This formed part of Salford  Council’s Greengate Regeneration Strategy, involving the development of over three million square feet of commercial, retail and residential space.

Rhodar was appointed under Principal Contractor, Murraywood, to take the Embankment West site through a regenerative process that would see it transform from multiple brick-built arches to a development-ready platform for future planned construction works. 

Working for the end client, Affinity Living, over a six-month period, Rhodar was required to carry out the initial asbestos removal, removal of the overburden, subsequent demolition and follow-on ground remediation as a comprehensive, enabling works package.

Asbestos Removal

Over the years we’ve developed our infrastructure to support all sizes of projects in a wide range of sectors; from small but vital projects to multi-million pound contracts in challenging environments. We are equipped to manage […]

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Rhodar’s specialist Demolition Division has a proven track record, gained over 40 years. We work within a range of industries, from pharmaceutical, petrochemical and nuclear, to education, health and commercial, including grade I and II listed […]

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We provide exceptional remediation, enabling  and civil engineering solutions that transform brownfield sites. From initial appraisal through to construction, our ability to deliver trusted technical advice and turnkey contracting solutions is proven to deliver success.

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Passive Fire Protection

Passive Fire Protection, also known as Built Fire Protection, plays a significant role in safeguarding people occupying properties, as well as limiting fire and smoke damage to buildings and contents. Rhodar can provide a comprehensive Passive […]

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Asbestos Specialists for the Housing Sector

Homeworks is the specialist housing division of Rhodar, one of UK’s leading asbestos removal & enabling services companies. Established to meet the unique requirements of domestic asbestos management, Homeworks predominantly works with insurance companies, housing associations and […]

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Principal Contractor

Rhodar often acts in the role of Principal Contractor (PC) with overall control over a project involving our core asbestos, demolition, remediation disciplines and other sub-contractor trades. Appointed by the client (in line with CDM 2015) […]

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