Extreme window cleaning JLP01_1154512_12
CHELSEA AND WESTMINSTER HOSPITAL, FULHAM ROAD, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA, GREATER LONDON. A team of rock climbers abseiling and cleaning the roof of the atrium at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.
As the hospital was nearing completion, a team of rock climbers were contracted to clean the roof and windows of the atrium due to the abseiling skills required.
Laing Management Contracting worked on the construction of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital on behalf of the North West Thames Regional Health Authority between 1989 and 1993. The new teaching hospital was built on the site of the old St Stephen's Hospital, which was demolished in the early months of 1989. The use of fast track construction techniques enabled the entire project to be completed in less than 5 years, and the hospital was officially opened by the Queen on 13 May 1993
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