Insights and News Monthly Archives: September 2017

Reclaimed Bricks Donated for Memorial Wall

We were recently approached by the Princess of Wales Royal Regiment (PWRR) to ask for our help with a very special project they were planning. They are working on building a memorial wall to commemorate all of the service men and women that have served for them and to...

Date: 13/09/2017

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Police Training at Downwell Demolition Site

These scenarios  involved breaching doors and windows using a variety of methods and pieces of equipment, which included some rather substantial solid steel doors, rescuing injured personnel from external windows on upper floors and freeing a chained up protester from the bottom of a makeshift shaft. Police Sergeant Roy...

Date: 03/09/2017

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement - Wednesday 25th March

The Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday evening signalled the introduction of more stringent restrictions on us all and has specifically indicated that members of the public should only leave their home for very limited purposes. The message indicates that we should travel to and from work, only where this is absolutely necessary.

The management of the Downwell Group of companies which includes: Downwell Demolition, Inner City Environmental and Inner City Scaffolding has very carefully considered both the meaning and the spirit of the Prime Minister’s statement and whilst there has been some clarification from government subsequently that building sites could continue to operate, we came to the very clear decision yesterday that it was necessary for us, as a responsible contractor, to safely and securely close down our operational sites as soon as reasonably possible. Doing so will assist in maintaining the wellbeing of our customers, employees, sub-contractors, suppliers and the wider communities within which we build.

All sites have been closed down in a safe and secure manner and will remain closed until further notice.

We would like to take this opportunity of thanking all the key workers on the frontline who are continiung working for the good of us all.