Coleman and Company successfully demolish Didcot A Power Station

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NFDC member Coleman and Company successfully demolished the three gargantuan cooling towers at the disused Didcot A Power Station in Oxfordshire.

A possible first in the UK saw the blast streamed live online. This was to ensure people who wanted to view the blast could do so in their own home.

It was reported that the blast was conducted with more than 180kg of explosives, bringing down roughly 36,000 tonnes of material in seconds.

The coordinated blast meant that the towers came down at 05:01 am on Sunday 27th July and happened without any complications.

Courtesy of RPA Design & Media the NFDC had front row seats in the former coal yard of the power station that provided a clear angle of the blast. 

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