I&R Demolition Ltd are a family run business based in Preston, Lancashire and operating around the North West.

With our 20 years experience in the Demolition industry we have built a solid client base from our commitment and excellent reputation. Based in the North West our services are available throughout the UK.

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We demolish all types of structures including:-

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

Our skilled teams of Demolition operatives are fully qualified SMSTS, CCDO and CSCS card holders. Are experienced machine operators all carry CPCS tickets on our sites ensuring all sites are run smoothly safely and completed to the client’s satisfaction. Our work ethic and commitment to quality has enabled us to build strong working relationships with our clients some spanning 15 years, knowing they can trust our company to do a perfect job every time.

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I&R Demolition & Groundworks Ltd also carry out internal strip out contracts which can vary from distribution centres and warehouses, mills and working factories to new high street shops for new fit outs.

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

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Health and Safety

We are a company committed to Health & Safety we pride ourselves in providing and implementing the safest site environment possible for all our staff, clients and general public.

With our company accreditations and highly qualified staff enables us to undertake the simplest or the most complex demolition project with the upmost professionalism and safety.

We work closely with all local authorities when required to ensure that our demolition plans and strategy are to their satisfaction and to deliver a demolition project to our clients requirements.

We provide and ensure all our staff  are fully qualified SMSTS, CSCS, CCDO and CPCS qualified to ensure your site is in safe 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