Published on Sunday, July 17th, 2016 at 6:35 am.

May The Didcot Three Rest in Peace after Boiler House is Blown Down


Families of three missing men who where buried when part of the 10-storey building came down as it was being prepared for demolition on 23 February watched on as the remains of the Boiler house was blown to the ground just after 6am this morning.


Gail Cresswell Wife of the late Ken Cresswell has always said That this isn’t no resting place for her husband and until he is recovered and brought back home to where they belong I will not let the matter rest.

The search for three men trapped beneath wreckage at Didcot Power Station resumed  this morning with. special. Police serach. dogs arriving moment after the blow down.


Demolition workers Ken Cresswell, 57, and John Shaw, 61, and Chris Huxtable, 34, were trapped after half of the building collapsed on February 23.

The body of a fourth man, Michael Collings, 53, of Teesside, was recovered from the scene shortly afterwards it is believed that he got out of digger to warn others.  The digger  remained undamaged.  Sadly Micheal was found close to the entrance door.

Families of the three trapped men have been campaigning for months for their loved ones to be recovered.

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