More local demolition fun

It’s been muttered about for a while, but now it seems it’s really going to happen. The lump known as the Dunston Rocket is going to share the fate of that other concrete lump, the car park.

Yes, Gateshead Council are looking for someone to take it down. And it’s going to be another delicate top-down job, in the manner of the late, unlamented Westgate House, rather than a more entertaining implosion job.

BBC News – Demolition firm search for Tyneside’s ‘rocket’ flats.