I&R Demolition Ltd covering Bolton, Lancashire have over 20 years experience in the Demolition and decommissioning industry with an excellent reputation and vast client base.

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 core of our business we have a wide range of specialist demolition equipment at hand from 5-49 ton high reach excavators with a reach up to 30 metres enabling us to demolish a range of structures with a fully in-house approach.  These can include for example:-

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

We carry out demolition projects in a variety of locations and situations from wide spread industrial estates and derelict factories to tight inner city regeneration schemes. Our mission is to provide our clients with highest level of service and satisfaction by providing the best tailor made solutions to suit are their exact requirements, this approach has led us to create strong long term working relationships and some spanning 15 years bringing with it repeat business.

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We can tailor a strip out / deconstruction package to your exact requirements these can include the removal of the following as an example

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

These projects can be undertaken in various locations from large scale working factories, mills and distribution centres to city centre high street properties.

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Health and Safety

Our reputation for service, quality and deliverability comes from our commitment to providing the highest quality of health & Safety through company accreditations and highly trained staff that are all SMSTS, CSCS, NPORS, CCDO and CPCS card holders bring a lifetime of experience in the demolition industry to our company.

This allows us to undertake any demolition project with the upmost professionalism and safety in place. Our continuous investment towards health and safety in site and staff training ensures we provide the safest environment possible on our sites.

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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