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For the latest general news about the Downwell Group Click Here Demolition Insights AIB Asbestos Insulation Board – Link Types of asbestos Link How to deal with Pigeon Guano in demolition Link  Downwell on Scrap Kings Link Information on Face Fitting Link Dust Control Link Asbestos Removal Process Link...

Date: 22/04/2020

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Pigeon Guano Removal Services

As a demolition contractor, a lot of the buildings we demolish have been empty for some-time. It is especially true when it comes to regeneration schemes of large housing estates. Often the time scale for residents leaving their properties is staggered and therefore if windows are left open, a...

Date: 17/04/2020

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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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    January COVID-19 Lockdown – Continuance of work

     

    Following the Prime Ministers' announcement on Monday 4th January 2021 regarding the 3rd national lockdown,
    the Downwell Group will carry on business as usual.

    Our strict COVID- 19 procedures and measures that we put in place in March will continue at all times

    Our priority is to ensure the safety of our workforce, subcontractors, and the general public at all times.