I&R Demolition Ltd have over 20 year’s experience in the demolition and decommissioning industry.

While based in Preston Lancashire we undertake contracts all over the Wigan and the North West. We hold a first class reputation with our clients building strong relationships and a vast client base. We pride ourselves on being able to offer a tailored demolition package to suit your exact requirements.

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We provide a fully in-house solution to your demolition requirements, managing all aspects of the demolition from start to project completion. We constantly invest in our fleet of demolition excavators which range from 5-49 ton high reach, upgrading equipment to ensure all demolition projects are completed in the safest and most efficient way possible.  We demolish all sorts of structures including:-

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

We are fully diverse in various site environments from tight inner city regeneration packages to derelict factories and industrial sites. Throughout the years we have  created strong and valued working relationships some spanning 15 years, this has been achieved by our commitment to providing tailor made solutions to suit are clients individual requirements and our reputation for service, quality and deliver ability.

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We can tailor a strip out / deconstruction package 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

With a proven track record and an excellent reputation comes from our commitment to providing the highest quality of health & Safety through company accreditations and highly trained staff.

This allows 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 and bring a lifetime of experience in the demolition industry to our company.

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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