Watch rubble fall near shoppers as Mid City House in Sheffield city centre is demolished

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The demolition digger driver has a delicate job to do

Rubble falls near pedestrians in Sheffield city centre as one of its best known office buildings is demolished.

Big chunks of Mid City House crashed to the ground with an alarming rumble as shoppers walked past.

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Scaffolding around the site swayed as the demolition digger driver pinched and tore at reinforced concrete and wood panels.

Mid City House is being razed on a tight plot surrounded by busy streetsMid City House is being razed on a tight plot surrounded by busy streets
Mid City House is being razed on a tight plot surrounded by busy streets | national world

The building is being razed on a tight plot while attempting to minimally disrupt city life - even if it sometimes comes close.

Owner Union Street Ltd was controversially granted permission to flatten the 1970s block last year. It has yet to put forward a plan to replace it. Meanwhile residents and visitors have new views to get used to.

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