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Specialist Machinery Required for High Reach and Tower Block Demolition.

Coleman & Company we were now very active in land reclamation, clearing sites, demolishing differing structures, demolishing high-rise blocks and preparing sites prepared for the more socially acceptable low rise buildings. This led us to purchase larger machines the first … Continue reading

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Specialist Demolition Projects

National Grid had embarked on a national programme of clearing redundant Gas Holders. Mark had chased this opening, being successful with the contract to dismantle and remove two multi stage gas holders on a restricted site at Nechells, Birmingham. This … Continue reading

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Specialist Demolition in Glasgow

1, George Square, Glasgow was the home of the once famous General Post Office Headquarters, constructed in 1875, which was classed as the absolute central point of reference for the City`s postcode and mileage charts. The G1 building had been … Continue reading

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Building New Offices – The Opposite to our usual Demolition!

The company had continued to steadily develop and expand by offering a range of industrial, complex and explosive demolition. It had outgrown the Stechford site needing somewhere larger to house the ever increasing and expanding scope of work. We searched … Continue reading

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Explosive Demolition Brings a Victorian Viaduct Down to Earth

A large thirteen span 1870s Victorian brick arch Viaduct at East Norton, Leicestershire had fallen into a very poor state of repair. It was becoming a danger to persons who ventured through the security fencing onto or under the isolated … Continue reading

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A Demolition Contractor Focused on Building Partnerships

We were to become “Partners” with Sandwell Metropolitan Council initially winning a contract for an eighteen month trial Pilot Scheme for all demolition within the Metropolitan Borough area. So successful was the Partnership cost savings for Sandwell that a further … Continue reading

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Growth as a Multidisciplinary Demolition Contractor

We won contracts for demolitions and land remediation at football stadia that were the homes of Coventry City, the complete demolition of the Highfield Road Stadium Coventry. For West Bromwich Albion for the demolition of the Rainbow Stand at the … Continue reading

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