Insights and News Monthly Archives: August 2016

The latest industry information, events and project news from the three Downwell Group Companies

It is almost Down (Sutton Point) – Tower Block Demolition

Tower Block Demolition Downwell carry out Tower Block Demolition in urban regeneration areas for Local authorities. 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. The building...

Date: 25/08/2016

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World Demolition Award Nomination

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)...

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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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.