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The latest industry information, events and project news from the three Downwell Group Companies who provide complete demolition and enabling services across London and the South East. For more information on all our services Tel: 01708 932 300

Pile Mat Design and Construction

Pile Mat Construction A piling mat is a working platform used for piling rigs to travel around the site in a safe and stable manner. The ground conditions and the type of rig will determine the design of the Pile Mat. It will also affect the rig loadings ( 5...

Date: 04/10/2021

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London Marathon success

London Marathon 2021 Sean was due to run in 2019 and this was his message as he asked people to donate for his good friend Charlie who suffered a life changing injury. ”As you all know I was due to run the London marathon in 2019 to raise money...

Date: 04/10/2021

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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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Lead Paint Removal – City Gate House

City Gate House is a 1930’s building designed by Fredrick Gould and Giles Robert Scott. The refurbishment and extension of this famous building are to provide over 200,000 sqft of B1 lettable Office Space over 10 floors. Scope of Works Working in a single enclosure with a four-stage clearance...

Date: 29/06/2021

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The Demolition Challenge Game

The Demolition Challenge The ‘challenge’ is aimed at primary school children from the age of 7-11 with the aim of promoting the recycling and reuse of materials from demolition sites. Downwell set the Challenge of demolishing a structure using radio-controlled models and then transporting the materials to the recycling...

Date: 28/06/2021

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