The Mighty Spade / by Curro Checa Romero

 Selwyn Road, E3

Selwyn Road, E3

Many hands make light work when it comes to the delicate job of earth moving beneath our Victorian homes.  Supported by the central beam, the reinforced concrete walls were poured section by section before the removal of the inner earth.  Given the compact space and fragility of the original foundations, earth moving equipment was put aside in favour of manpower.