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Sutton Point Project Awarded

The demolition 17 storey tower block was awarded to Downwell by Ardmore Construction. Downwell have worked with Ardmore on many large scale projects before and we are extremely pleased that they have given us the opportunity to work with them again. The building is positioned within 15m of the...

Date: 16/10/2015

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Allen Court Project Awarded

Large Panel System (LPS) Deconstruction of Allen Court Downwell have been appointed by Linden Homes to de-construct the Allen Court tower in Ealing. The building was built using the LPS system meaning that traditional demolition techniques and machinery cannot be used. The building will have to be taken apart...

Date: 02/10/2015

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Times House off to a great start (Site Progress)

Times House Site Progress Our Times House project in Wapping is off to a great start with site progress moving on swiftly. Following initial site setup we are now commencing with scaffold erection and various elements of internal enabling works. Demolition is due to commence once the temporary steel...

Date: 26/08/2015

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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.