Video – Ditton Flyover Dismantled…

PP O’Connor tackles Widnes landmark. Work is underway to demolish the south bridge of the Ditton flyover in Widnes. The work is part of the scheme to build the link roads through Widnes to connect the main road network to the new Mersey Gateway bridge, which will open in autumn 2017. Check out the superb […]

PP O’Connor completes major demolition works at St Peter’s Square, Manchester

PP O’Connor have safely and systematically demolished four multi-storey office buildings at St Peter’s Square in the heart of central Manchester.  Century, Bennett, Sussex and Clarendon Houses have been removed to prepare way for the No.2 St Peter’s Square, a new 11 storey building comprising 161,113 sq ft of office space and 5,142 sq ft of […]

PP O’Connor start works on the Davyhulme Wastewater Treatment Plant

PP O’Connor have recently been appointed by Celtic Technologies to carry out the bulk earthworks, remediation and ground stabilisation required for the enabling works situated within the existing Davyhulme Wastewater treatment Plant. The site is located west of junction 10 of the M60 motorway, Trafford in Manchester and will form part of the larger site […]

134-year footbridge at Altrincham train station is removed

PP O’Connor safely and systematically removed a timber and steel footbridge from the 134 year old Altrincham Rail Station now known as Altrincham Interchange, on Sunday 26th October between 01:30hours and 20:00hours. The bridge weighed approximately 30 tonnes in total and was removed using a 750 tonne capacity crane. The whole process involved a team […]

PP O’Connor appointed on Thornton to Switch Island Link Road

This month PP O’Connor was appointed by Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering to deliver extensive bulk earth works and major landscaping works for the 4.5km relief road which will provide a vital link between Thornton and Switch Island in Merseyside. The project will take approximately 44 weeks to complete and the new relief road is planned […]

Work starts on Mersey Gateway

PP O’Connor started on site May 2014 at Mersey Gateway to deliver the temporary haul roads contact which will enable the construction of the Mersey Gateway Project to begin in earnest. The Mersey Gateway will see a new six lane toll bridge over the River Mersey linking Runcorn and Widnes. PP O’Connor have been appointed […]

PP O’Connor on site at Queens Park housing estate

In November 2013 PP O’Connor began works to demolish two 17-storey concrete tower blocks and 1960’s three storey maisonette as part of a major new housing project in Blackpool which will see 198 new affordable homes at the town’s Queens Park housing estate. Appointed by Lovell, PP O’Connor has worked closely with Blackpool Build-up, a training […]

PP O’Connor appointed by Keepmoat to Pendleton PFI

Today PP O’Connor has been appointed by Keepmoat to provide the bulk earthworks and soft landscaping for the 10 year, multi-million Pendleton PFI, Salford regeneration project which will bring new housing and facilities to the area. As part of PP O’Connor’s on-going commitment to training and direct employment, the firm has taken on an apprentice […]