VIDEO: Machinery rips into tower connecting to Northampton’s former bus station

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JCBs have begun tearing down Greyfriars House, a tower joining to the empty Greyfriars bus station.

The bridge, which joined the offices on top of the bus station to the tower in Lady’s Lane was pulled down this morning.

Demolition of Greyfriars House

Demolition of Greyfriars House

Machinery is now tearing down the tower itself, with the east side and top floor almost gone by 2pm.

Lady’s Lane between Sheep Street and Victoria Street is closed and is scheduled to remain so until 6am on Monday.