I&R Demolition Ltd are a family run business covering Blackpool and operating around the North West.

We have over 20 years experience in the Demolition and decommissioning industry with a vast client base and excellent reputation. Whilst being based in the North West our services are available nationwide having undertaken contracts all over the UK.

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As the main structure of our company we operate a fully in house demolition solution with a wide variety of excavators from 5-49 ton high reach ensures we can provide the perfect solution to your demolition requirements. We carry out demolition in various site environments from derelict factories and industrial sites to tight inner city regeneration packages. Our professionalism and quality has led us to build strong working relationships with our clients having our longest working relationship spanning 15 years, knowing they can trust our company to Do a perfect job every time.We demolish all types of structures including:-

  • Mills and chimneys
  • Factories and manufacturing complexes
  • Warehouses
  • Distribution centres
  • Houses
  • Pubs

Our dedicated office staff are available to assist and provide you with any help you require from pre to post demolition also any queries you may have.

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I&R Demolition & Groundworks Ltd also undertake strip out projects these can range from large scale distribution and warehouses, mills and working factories to new high street shop fit outs.

Our activities include: Warehouse rackingConveyor systemsRemoval of heavy duty machineryTemporary ceilings and floorsNon load bearing wallsHeating systemsRedundant gas and water pipesElectrical cables including lighting and cable trays.

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Health and Safety

Our commitment to health & Safety through company accreditations and highly qualified staff enable us to undertake any demolition project with the upmost professionalism and safety in place. We ensure a safe working environment for our staff, clients and general public.

We Liaise with  all local authorities wherever required ensuring that our demolition plans and method are to their satisfaction providing a full health and safety policy and RAMS based on current legislation and best practice for the sectors we operate in.As a company we ensure all our staff have the correct qualifications/training.

Our operatives are fully qualified SMSTS, CSCS, NPORS, CCDO and CPCS card holders ensuring your site is in safe hands.

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“Quality is of a very high standard”

“We have used I&R Demolition & Groundworks Ltd numerous times over 9 years on various types of projects including Demolition of redundant warehouses to constructing new lorry loading areas. Their work quality is of a very high standard and we can always rely on I&R to come up with new solutions and ideas to accomplish any job as efficient and to our required budget”

Martin Griffin – (Managing Director) Sutcliffe Play 

“professionalism, efficiency and quality of work”

“Scanlite Visual Communications Ltd has employed the services of I&R Demolition and Groundworks Ltd for over 7 years for a wide range of projects from the Demolition of our old factory to installation of new drainage system with bio tank. I&R have also undertaken and managed high profile projects for us nationwide on high security military bases. I would gladly recommend the services of I&R to anybody for their professionalism, efficiency and quality of work”

Dave Carter (Managing Director) – Scanlite Visual CommunicationsPlay 

“The team at I&R can always be relied upon”

“For over 15 years I&R Demolition and Groundworks Ltd have conducted many projects for Tetrad Ltd including large scale demolition of mill, warehouse and ancillary buildings to a full overhaul of our factory layout with new access roads, loading bays and drainage systems. The team at I&R can always be relied upon to complete any job efficiently to budget and to the highest standard possible, we hold I&R as our only contractor that we trust to have access keys to our site when work can only be undertaken on the weekend no other contractor is entrusted with this. Over the years the relationship between Tetrad Ltd and I&R has gone from strength to strength and will continue to grow in the future.”

Peter Sherliker (Director) – Tetrad Ltd 

I&R Demolition is fully conversant in all aspects of demolition. We are able to work in all situations, including city centres, residential, industrial and commercial.

Our core business is demolition and we have many years of experience within the industry. I&R Demolition, whilst Preston based, work on projects throughout the length and breadth of the country. Services include:

General demolition – Hardcore crushing – Demolition of factories and mills – Industrial and commercial demolition – Strip outs for refurbishments – Recycled aggregates – Residential demolition – Site clearance – City centre demolition – Agricultural demolition – Groundworks