Insights and News Category Archives: Demolition

The British Demolition Awards – Downwell Nominated

 British Demolition Awards Downwell have been nominated for Demolition contractor of the year Demolition contract of the year Method statement/risk assessment of the year The nomination represents all the hard work carried out by The Downwell Team and we are keeping our fingers crossed that we come away with all...

Date: 18/07/2018

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Salisbury Rail Project A Success

Salisbury Rail Demolition a Success The Downwell rail team have just completed another project near Salisbury for Osborne. We were appointed by Osborne to demolish the redundant and dilapidated former footbridge which crossed the London and South Western Railway Line. The project took months of planning on the lead...

Date: 13/11/2017

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We think nothing of getting our tops down or doing a full strip

Floor-by-Floor or Top Down Demolition is a complex and technically challenging procedure that involves the highest degree of engineering investigation and design throughout the planning and implementation stage of the works. Following the erection of scaffolding of, crash decks, and protective monoflex sheeting by Inner City Scaffolding our sister company the building is ‘soft...

Date: 05/03/2017

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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.