Category Archives: Land Reclamation

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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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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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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Our largest land reclamation and remediation contract to date

During this time we were awarded a twenty week contract with Laing for Land Reclamation and Remediation works at the previously demolished Hams Hall Power Station. The works were to excavate demolition arisings that had been indiscriminately deposited in the … Continue reading

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A friend indeed

April 1985 Mel Wilde of Shand (formerly Lehane McKenzie & Shand now part of Morrison Construction) telephoned to say that they had been awarded the Wolverhampton Ring Road Contract and would like to talk to us. I went to meet … 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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Necessity is the mother of invention…

Clearance of war time prefabricated bungalows was now becoming a requisite of society; new affordable accommodation was required and expected. The Prefab was dismantled and removed from its concrete base, then usually exported overseas. The concrete base removal was out … Continue reading

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