Watch Seaburn Centre demolition work continue at Sunderland seafront

Demolition work is continuing at the Seaburn Centre on Sunderland seafront.

Tuesday, 2nd October 2018, 11:38 am
Updated Tuesday, 2nd October 2018, 11:43 am
Demolition work continues at the Seaburn Centre.
Demolition work continues at the Seaburn Centre.

Crews had begun to tear down the former leisure centre in November last year, but the discovery of a nesting group of starlings led to work being halted while an ecology survey was carried out.

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Demolition work continues at the Seaburn Centre.

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It is due to be converted into a hub for seafront retail and leisure attractions.

Work is expected to take around six weeks to complete.Our latest pictures and video show machinery taking apart the building.

A statement issued earlier by Sunderland City Council’s cabinet member for housing and regeneration, Councillor Stuart Porthouse said in relation to the delayed work that the local authority had followed “good practice” by delaying its plans to clear the site.

Building materials from the site are being recycled wherever possible, with the area being landscaped pending further development.

Demolition work continues at the Seaburn Centre.
Demolition of the Seaburn Centre has begun
A view from the rear of the centre
The scale of the work is revealed
Heavy machinery has moved onto the site
Demolition of the Seaburn Centre
Demolition of the Seaburn Centre
The centre is cordoned off
Work has begun
The building is being dismantled