Category Archives: Complex Demolition

A New Chapter for a Leading Demolition Contractor

A New Chapter for a Leading Demolition Contractor A new Board of Directors has now been appointed at Coleman & Company, consisting of yours truly as Chairman, Mark Coleman as Managing Director, Lesley Morris as Finance Director and Company Secretary, … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the demolition industry

As had always been the way, from when my father first saved and sold bricks, timber and anything else that had a reclaim value, the start of “recycling” we have looked to go that one step further, to make us … Continue reading

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Technical Demolition Case Studies: New Street Station & the A404M Railway Bridge

During my period of confinement, Coleman & Company had started work on the Prestigious Multi Million Pound Birmingham New Street Station Remodelling Scheme for Network Rail. This was a very difficult, demanding and technical demolition project. It required the removal … Continue reading

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Bigger Machines Required for more challenging High Reach and Tower Block Demolition Projects

In addition to the Cat350 and Hitachi 850 high reach machines, we decided to purchase a Super High Reach Demolition Machine. As with the other High Reach Machines we also purchased the excavator equipment. These were required for very high … Continue reading

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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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