Insights and News

Long John Hill A Success

We were appointed by Volker Fitzpatrick to complete a project for them during a 75 hour possession over the August bank Holiday.  The project was a brick arch spanning Long John Hill, Norwich. You were unable to pass under the bridge for some time as the bridge had been...

Date: 08/09/2016

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Almost Down (Sutton Point)

Sutton Point was a 17 storey concrete framed tower block in the centre of Sutton. Over the past several months the building has been steadily demolished using the ‘top down’ method. All of the demolition works were hidden behind a screen of scaffolding, so there has been no evidence...

Date: 25/08/2016

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World Demolition Award Nomination

We are proud to announce that we have been shortlisted for a prestigious demolition award at the World Demolition Awards which are being held in Miami Florida in October this year. The project that we submitted for the award was our Large Panel System (LPS) project that we recently...

Date: 18/08/2016

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Marathon Man

Our marathon man Matt Phillips who is the Managing Director at Downwell is well deserved of his super fit, super philanthropist title. He is only part way through his year of Marathons and has already raised over £6,000 for various good courses that are close to his heart. The London...

Date: 17/08/2016

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Rail Demolition Project Awarded

Downwell Rail have recently been awarded the Long John Hill rail demolition project by Volkerfitzpatrick. The project consists of an arched brick built bridge that crosses Long John Hill and carries trains travelling along the Norwich to Liverpool St, London line. The bridge, which was built in 1850, was inspected...

Date: 16/06/2016

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