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Hospital Demolition Projects

When it comes to hospital demolition, PDI is capable of tackling the full scope of work. Whether you’re looking for a precision demolition, like St. Michael’s Hospital, or a full demolition, such as the case with Humber River Hospital, our award-winning team has the tools and expertise needed to get the job done right.

Hospital Demolition Projects
SickKids Hospital demolition project

2019

SickKid’s Hospital

Sick Kid’s Hospital in Toronto, ON is planning a multi-billion dollar expansion that will see a new 22-storey tower called the Patient Support Centre opening in late 2022. Demolition began in 2019, with PDI hired as a demolition subcontractor.

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2016

Humber Hospital

Priestly Demolition was contracted by the Humber River Corporation to perform the abatement and demolition of the former Humber River Hospital located at 2175 Keele St in the city of Toronto, Canada. Humber River Hospital’s Keele site is a prime example of PDI’s commitment to recycling.

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Old Providence Care mental health facility demolition project

2013

Providence Care Hospital

Located adjacent to the new Providence Care Hospital, PDI was called in to demolish the old mental health facility in order to pave the way for a spacious parking lot for staff, patients, volunteers and other visitors.

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Belleville General Hospital demolition project

2013

Belleville Hospital

Belleville General Hospital was pursuing a redevelopment project that would see new departments added, upgraded, renovated, or relocated. This created a need to demolish the Edith Cavell Building, to make room for the much-needed parking.

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Bridgepoint Health Riverdale Hospital redevelopment

Bridgepoint Health

After Bridgepoint Health redeveloped its Riverdale Hospital site in the east end of Toronto, they broke ground on their new state-of-the-art hospital.

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Womens College Hospital

2013

Women’s College Hospital

A mere six feet. That was the distance between the newly built hospital and the demolition of the old. Priestly put innovation to work, creating an iron curtain to protect the new building from debris.

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FEATURED VIDEOS

Watch Priestly Demolition do the unthinkable—and take down the entire Gardiner Expressway Eastbound Ramp in just 5 weekends. This is a fresh new look at the masters of bridge demolition. See drone footage, time-lapse video, and project highlights of this rapid demo from the PDI team, plus a behind the scenes look at how this project plan comes together, and the people who make it happen.

Demolition of the Trafalgar Road and 401 Overpass Bridge

This Rapid Bridge Demolition is different from what you’ve seen before. Watch as PDI crews demolish the structure from both the top and bottom simultaneously. Featuring interviews with our crew.

The Kobelco 1600, A Gamechanger for PDI

This heavily modified, Kobelco 1600, 200T beast will allow us to take down higher buildings than ever before.

Victor Mine, Ontario’s First and Only Open Pit Diamond Mine

Must see demolition of the Victor Mine, where calling in for backup isn't an option. Priestly Demolition flies in additional heavy equipment by Hercules aircrafts, to complete the project in this remote location near James Bay in Northern Ontario.

Underwater Demolition of the Glen Miller Dam 3

Priestly Demolition dives into the murky waters of the Trent Severn Waterway—hammering and removing concrete 16 feet below the surface. This underwater demolition provides a whole new set of challenges, but that's nothing new for PDI and the bigger the challenge, the more excited we get. Watch now to see how it's done.

Must See—New Kind of Demolition for Priestly Demolition

Demolition isn't always about smashing buildings to the ground. See how Priestly Demolition is taking the opposite approach for this project.