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Topshop Watch 2011: Steel in Place and Concrete Poured

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In the latest Topshop / Topman development we've been noticing two notable structural elements going into the space; steel and concrete. Last week there were many big steel beams entering now vacated Borders. The usage of the beams is to seal off the chasm left by the removal of the escalators and provide support for the new floor area where the atrium once was. If you recall in one of our earlier posts, the escalators in the space are moving toward the west wall which allows for more usable floor space. Yesterday there were many concrete trucks from Riverside (pictured), a concrete pumping company filling the floor with what looked to be Ozinga concrete.
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