Category Archives: Demolition

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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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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Our first explosive demolition project

The new Millennium, bought further change to our `Scope of Work`. We were successful in securing the high rise demolitions of the 1960s Lea Bank Estate Birmingham. The first item was for the demolition of two, 20 storey tower blocks. … Continue reading

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Demolition Waste Recycling – Another fulfilling idea

In 1996 Coleman & Company bought Meriden Quarry, a site of some 26 Acres. We completed the purchase within 28 days of reaching an Agreement on price with the Vendor. We bought the site, a poorly fenced, dangerous flooded quarry, … Continue reading

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Surprised at what we do?

Our ever extending and varied list of plant and equipment, excavators from 20 to 45 tonnes, tracked and rubber tyre loading shovels from 1.5 to 3.5 cubic yards, dozers, towed scrapers, rollers, dump trucks for on and off public highway … Continue reading

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Playing away from home

The next Hypermarket was in Bristol, meant that additional Plant was required to cope with the work. Cat D8H tractors c/w 463G and 435F towed scrapers, were purchased, larger Low Loaders were required to transport the ever increasing fleet. D8H … Continue reading

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Decimalisation – oh dear!

It was about this time that we changed banks from Lloyds in Sutton Coldfield to the newly established Allied Irish Bank, who are still our Bankers, who have over the years been very have proved to be supportive of one … Continue reading

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