I&R Demolition Ltd covering Lancaster, Lancashire with over 20 year’s experience in the demolition and decommissioning industry.

Carrying out a first class reputation which has enabled us to create strong business relationships and a vast client base. We pride ourselves on being able to offer our clients a tailored 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 our core activity we offer a fully in house and bespoke demolition solution tailored to our client’s exact requirements with a wide variety of excavators from 5-49 ton high reach machines. We carry out demolition in various site environments from derelict factories and industrial sites to tight inner city regeneration projects. Our ever expanding client base brings with it  strong working relationships with our clients some as long as 15 years knowing I&R can provide a professional service on all their projects.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 queries you may have.

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We offer strip out / deconstruction packages which are tailored to your exact requirements 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 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 are committed to providing the highest quality of health & Safety through company accreditations and highly trained staff enables us to carry out 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.

All our operatives are qualified SMSTS, CSCS, NPORS, CCDO and CPCS card holders ensuring your site is in safe professional 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