I&R Demolition Ltd operate in Clithero, Lancashire carry over 20 year’s experience in the demolition and decommissioning industry.

Holdinga first class reputation which has led us to create strong business relationships and a valued client base. We pride ourselves on being able to offer our clients a bespoke demolition package to suit their exact requirements.

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 core of our company and we offer a bespoke demolition package tailored to your exact requirements. We operate a fully in house service with a modern fleet of excavators from 5-49 ton high reach machines. Every demolition project is unique and we have vast experience in various site environments from open plan industrial sites to inner city regeneration projects. Our ever growing client base brings with it strong working relationships and a first class track record. We undertake all kinds of demolition on structures including:-

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

Our office staff are on hand to assist you with any help you require from pre to post demolition. Get in touch with any questions you may have.

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  We undertake strip out / deconstruction package tailored 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

We ensure our operatives undertake the correct Health & Safety training and we believe that progressive personal development is vital within our company to ensure safety is of the highest standard on each of our demolition projects.

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