Published: 11th Jan 2021

Denbighshire County Council has appointed a contractor to begin demolition work on the Queen’s Buildings in Rhyl. Wye Valley Demolition will start on site from 25 January to demolish unsafe areas of the buildings and remove any remaining asbestos. The contractor has worked with the council on previous sites including the demolition of buildings on Queen Street. After the council took ownership of the Queen’s Buildings, a number of assessments made it clear a significant amount of the site would need to be demolished, due to structural damage from a combination of poor maintenance and weather damage over the years. ‘The start of demolition work will mark another major step in the regeneration of the site,’ said council leader, Cllr Hugh Evans. ‘The council wanted to retain as much of the buildings as possible, especially the walls of the Queen’s Market and the ornate ceiling, but as we have been … (To read the full article, subscribe below)