Insights and News Category Archives: Demolition

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

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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Dust Control for demolition

Dust Control – the dangers if not applied Dust Control – the dangers posed by concrete dust in construction applications were largely ignored until recent years. In the United States of America, they were highlighted in some detail 50 years ago by an industrial hygienist called by Marion Trice....

Date: 08/04/2020

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We Love Demolition

Win a Valentines hamper from Downwell We love demolition and want to share it this Valentines Day by giving you the opportunity to win one of two hampers from Hotel Chocolat. Simply email Alan.knight@downwell.co.uk and tell him how many valentine hearts are in the picture above and your name will...

Date: 12/02/2020

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