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26May94 UK: RUBBLE TROUBLE - CANTILLON HAULAGE AND DEMOLITION.

Demolition contractor Cantillon Haulage and Demolition had its work done for it when part of a five-storey building in Southwark, south London, collapsed last Thursday.Cantillon workers had just arrived on site when a section of the fifth floor of the old Royal Eye Hospital was reduced to rubble.The incident occurred in rush hour, causing traffic chaos as roads were sealed off.William Cantillon, director of the company, said it was too early to determine the cause of the collapse, but he speculated that serious defects in the building's steel flooring beams may have been to blame. CONSTRUCTION NEWS