I&R Demolition Ltd based in Preston, Lancashire bring over 20 year’s experience in the demolition and decommissioning industry and carry an excellent reputation for service, quality,

Health and Safety and deliverability. Our business has built up its reputation on solid customer satisfaction leading to repeat business and creating strong business relationships and valued client base. 

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 business I&R Demolition Ltd operate a fully in-house solution, managing all aspects of the demolition from start to project completion We demolish all types of structures including:-

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

Our fleet of equipment ranges from 5-49 ton high reach excavators with a reach up to 30 metres equipped with hydraulic grabs, shears and pulverisers ensuring we can undertake any project to the client’s requirements. We carry out demolition in various site environments from derelict factories and industrial sites to tight inner city regeneration schemes. Our commitment to providing bespoke solutions to suit our client’s individual requirements has led us to build strong and valued working relationships having our longest working relationship spanning 15 years. They know they can trust us to do a perfect job every time.

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Our strip out / deconstruction packages can be tailor made to the client’s exact requirements and can include the removal of the following as an example

  • Warehouse racking
  • Conveyor systems
  • Removal of heavy duty machinery
  • Temporary ceilings and floors
  • Non load bearing walls
  • Heating systems
  • Redundant gas and water pipes
  • Electrical cables including lighting and cable trays

These projects can range from large scale distribution and warehouses, mills and working factories to new high street shop fit outs.

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Health and Safety

We ensure all our operatives have the correct Health & Safety training and believe progressive personal development and training is vital within our company to ensure safety is of the highest standard on each of our sites.

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 ensuring a safe working environment for our operatives, clients and general public.

All our operatives are fully qualified SMSTS, CCDO, CSCS, CPCS and NPORS card holders and bring to the company a lifetime of experience using demolition equipment ensuring your site is in safe hands and completed to your satisfaction.

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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