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

New Covent Garden Enabling Works

Enabling works services at New Covent Garden A large enabling works services project for at New Covent Garden for Vinci construction. The works involved carrying out various elements of asbestos works within the market to offices and units, demolition of the old Irish dock, partial demolition of a cantilevered canopy and...

Date: 02/01/2020

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Middlesex St (Phase 1)

Demolition City We were appointed by Tolent Construction to carry out demolition city at Cromlech House and United Standards House. The site sits with close proximity to Petticoat Lane market and has been divided up into 2 phases. Phase 1 being Cromlech House and phase 2 being United Standards House. The...

Date: 01/12/2016

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Times House, Wapping

Demolition Wapping Downwell have just completed a 7 month partial demolition project in Wapping for St George. The project comprised of  various demolition works within a 5 storey concrete framed building. The project is part of a major regeneration of the London Dock area which is to provide new homes and...

Date: 12/03/2016

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31-33 Maddox St, London

Demolition in Central London A demolition project in Central London involving the Demolition of building which had party walls on either side. Inner City Environmental carried out extensive asbestos removal works. To enable the demolition works a large and complex temporary works had to be designed and installed by...

Date: 17/04/2015

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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.