IR Demolition cover bolton in Lancashire. We have over 20 year’s experience in the demolition and decommissioning industry bringing with it a first class track record enabling us to build strong business relationships and a broad client base.

Our company is based on solid values and accredited for its service, quality, Health and Safety and deliverability. Operating in Bolton North West we undertake demolition throughout the UK.

demolition in Preston with the National Federation of Demolition Contractors
demolition services under CSCS
chas accredited demolition in Preston
institute of demolition engineers


As the foundations of our business we provide a fully in-house solution to your demolition requirements, managing all aspects of the demolition from start to project completion. We demolish all kinds of structures including:-

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

Our line up of specialist demolition equipment ranges from 5-49 ton high reach excavators with a reach up to 30 metres ensuring we can carry out any project to the client’s exact requirements. We carry out demolition in various site environments from tight inner city regeneration packages to derelict factories and industrial sites. Our commitment to providing tailor made solutions to suit are clients individual requirements has enabled us to create strong and valued working relationships some spanning 15 years. They know they can trust I&R to do a perfect job every time.

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  We provide strip out / deconstruction packages which are tailored to your exact needs and 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 vary from large scale distribution and factories, mills and working distribution centres to new high street shop fit outs.

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Health and Safety

All our operatives undertake the correct Health & Safety training and we believe that progressive personal development and training is vital within our company to ensure safety is of the highest standard on each of our demolition projects. We are committed to providing the highest standard of health and safety to our employees, clients and general public.

Our site staff are all fully qualified SMSTS, CCDO, CSCS, CPCS and NPORS qualified and bring to the company a lifetime of experience in the demolition industry ensuring your site is in safe hands and completed to your exact requirements.

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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