Kirkstall Road

Rhodar successfully completed full-scale enabling and construction works at the prestigious Latimer redevelopment scheme on Kirkstall Road, Leeds. 

Historically, the site was established for a variety of industrial uses including the former Yorkshire Chemicals works, but also incorporating warehousing, basement areas, and a former film studio. An existing dilapidated steel footbridge, which crossed the River Aire, was also situated on site.

Appointed as Principal Contractor, Rhodar delivered this complex, multi-faceted enabling works programme, consisting of asbestos removal, demolition and land remediation, together with major civil engineering works, bridge replacement, river wall installation, piling platform construction, substation foundations, drainage installation, road pavement construction and utilities installation and connections.

The 45,000sqm riverside site will eventually comprise a mixed-use development, including over 1,400 affordable new homes and retail space, as well as a park, new river bridge pedestrian link across the River Aire and commercial and office space.

Working with local charity, St. George’s Crypt, temporary accommodation pods were also installed on  site and remained fully-occupied for the duration of the project. Subsequently, Rhodar employed two of the residents on  site to help deliver our  enabling works.

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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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