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Old January 15th, 2013, 10:14 PM   #1
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Colliers Wood Tower, Demolish, Refurb Or Leave To Crumble?

I was in Colliers Wood today and came across a building i know know to be the Colliers Wood Tower, dozens of it's windows have been smashed some up to 13 stories up. It looks beyond disrepair and i would love to just see it go, a friend of mine said it has been in this state for as long as he can remember what can you guys say about this building??

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Old January 16th, 2013, 12:57 AM   #2
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Demolish... What's happening with them?
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Old January 16th, 2013, 01:00 AM   #3
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Demolish.
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It's being refurbished, reclad and forms the centrepiece of a new town square with housing and retail.



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List it! Before it's lost forever. Reclads compromise the architectual integrity of a building.
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Old January 16th, 2013, 08:22 PM   #6
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It doesn'ty look like a building that had a lot of architectural thought put into it .. probably off-the-shelf cladding and bog standard layout
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Old January 16th, 2013, 08:51 PM   #7
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Those night time visuals are always so deceptive. Have to say though it's an improvement, anything is.
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I live close by and have heard it would be very difficult to demolish as the Northern line runs directly underneath it at a shallow depth. Not sure how true that is.
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All these old towers get refurbed into apartments. Ruislip High Street, Hounslow High street, Feltham, Ealing, Chiswich, Brentford etc etc
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