Insights and News Category Archives: Demolition

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

Demolition Exclusion Zones – Definitions

Demolition Exclusion Zones – Definitions Within our method statements we will indicated the definitions of the different demolition zones and each will have a risk assessment carried out which relates to the method of demolition applicable to the structure. Red Zone – This is the most restricted and is...

Date: 03/09/2021

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Cladding Removal Services – Tower Blocks

  Cladding Removal Services – London and the South East The Downwell Group can provide a one stop service for the removal of cladding. Just as the COVID 19 pandemic broke last year the government announced £1 billion pounds of aid for removal of cladding on buildings over 18m...

Date: 26/02/2021

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Health and Safety in Demolition Post COVID Lockdown

Health and Safety in Demolition 2020 – Post COVID -19 Lockdown As a demolition company, Downwell has an excellent Health and Safety in Demolition record.  It is always our number one priority when it comes to planning a project. With the industry trying to get back on its feet,...

Date: 07/08/2020

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Scrap Kings – Downwell Demolition feature in Episode 3

Tower Block Demolition Our project for Ardmore which involved extensive asbestos removal and demolition at the Heathside and Lethbridge Estate in Lewisham has been featured on Quest TV. https://www.dplay.co.uk/show/scrap-kings/video/dry-dock-gem/EHD_301591B The programme is a great insight into the different aspects of our industry. Demolition in London and the South East...

Date: 14/04/2020

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RPE Face fitting tests in demolition

Face fitting tests In demolition, our operatives must always wear respiratory protective equipment (RPE). All RPE must protect anyone wearing it. If the mask does not fit correctly, it will leak and therefore, not be suitable for the purpose. People faces are all different, so one type of mask...

Date: 14/04/2020

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