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

The dangers of asbestos containing Artex

The dangers of Artex As a Demolition Contractor we come across a lot of buildings that contain Artex and it will have been surveyed as part a demolition and refurbishment survey. If there is no survey will arrange for one to be carried out. Our advice It is of...

Date: 26/03/2020

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Useful information on Asbestos

Where to find information on what you can and cannot do when it comes to Asbestos. When it comes to finding information and advice on asbestos, many people outside the demolition industry probably do not even realise the real dangers of getting involved in removing asbestos. Asbestos kills up...

Date: 24/03/2020

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Garage Demolition and Asbestos Removal

Garage Demolition in London and the South East Downwell works with a large number of local authorities and developers to carry out garage demolition. There are inevitably other issues other than just knocking the garages down. These are Rubbish removal including contaminated materials Many of these garages are often...

Date: 23/03/2020

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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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Demolition strip-out services for building redevelopment

Demolition strip-out and asbestos removal services When it comes to demolition strip-out, our workforce will probably resemble the cast of a famous 80’s film in terms of their appearance.  However, looks are not everything and our workforce can provide a demolition strip-out service that will certainly get a resounding...

Date: 17/01/2020

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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.