Graffiti removal in Kennington Park London
An innovative new method of removing graffiti from brick walls has been put to the test at a London park. Robert Edgington and Dave Wheeler, from the nationally acclaimed firm D-Drill, were called in by CVU London Highway Alliance to remove graffiti at Kennington Park as part of wider regeneration project.
An area of the park – close to the Oval Cricket Ground - was being landscaped and block paved and the operatives were required to clean graffiti from a London Underground ventilation shaft that was proving to be an eyesore.
D-Drill, which has expertise in diamond drilling and concrete sawing, has recently imported the EcoVapourClean machine from the USA as part of its work in the cutting and finishing of kerbstones to 45 degrees for the Cycle Super Highway in London.
But the firm has also decided to diversify into the graffiti removal thanks to the technology.
The machine uses semi-precious or recycled materials and creates...