Cavendish House crumbles in dramatic pictures

Dramatic pictures capture the ongoing demolition of an eyesore that has been a blot on the Dudley skyline for almost two decades.

The bulldozer has been taken to derelict office block, Cavendish House, which has been almost completely reduced to rubble.

The demolition of the high-rise building will kick-start an £82 million retail, leisure and housing development on the land, which in turn will form part of a near £1 billion regeneration programme across the borough.

Work is also ongoing in the town centre around the Brierley Hill to Wednesbury Metro extension, while plans are in the pipeline for a new multi-million bus and tram interchange in Dudley town centre.

The town will also become home to a test track for new and emerging transport technologies in the form of Very Light Rail. Councillor Patrick Harley, leader of the council, said:

"In the uncertain times we are living in at the moment as a result of Covid-19, this is a sign of a brighter future and of the recovery and resurgence of Dudley.

"Cavendish House has been a blot on the skyline of Dudley for far too long. I am sure these pictures will be welcomed by a lot of residents in the borough looking for a bit of good news amongst the gloom of our current times."


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