Case Studies

  • Coal Hopper Dismantling on a Live Quay

    Ports, Docks & Airports

    PROJECT – Removal of 3 Coal Hoppers LOCATION – HIT Terminal, Immingham Dock DATE – May to June 2017 PROJECT...

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  • Deconstruction of a Cryogenic Air Separation Unit

    Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    PROJECT – Deconstruction of a Cryogenic Air Separation Unit LOCATION – Carrington, Manchester DATE – December 2016 to June 2017...

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  • Removal of 2 x 150ton Transformers & Associated Structures

    Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    PROJECT – Substation Demolition LOCATION – Sighthill, Edinburgh DATE – August to November 2016 PROJECT VALUE – £350,000 CLIENT –...

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  • Removal of Tank, Working within an Existing Power Station Site

    Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    PROJECT – Deconstruction of Gas/Oil Tank LOCATION – Lynemouth Power Station, Ashington DATE – June 2017 PROJECT VALUE – £20,000...

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  • Dismantling of a Scrubber Unit

    Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    PROJECT – Demolition of a Scrubber Unit LOCATION – Cannock DATE – January 2017 PROJECT VALUE – £40,000.00 CLIENT –...

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  • Tank Cleaning, Gas-Freeing & Associated Dismantling Works

    Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    PROJECT – Tank Cleaning & Minor Demolition Works LOCATION – Wandsworth, London DATE – 5th January to 3rd February 2017...

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  • Deconstruction of 3 x 550ton Dockside Container Cranes

    Ports, Docks & Airports

    PROJECT – Deconstruction of 3 Container Cranes LOCATION – King George Dock, Hull DATE – October 2016 onwards PROJECT VALUE...

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  • Demolition of a Polymer Plant in a Live Working Environment

    Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    PROJECT – Demolition of the Former Polymer Plant LOCATION – Wollaston, Northampton DATE – 25th July to 24th October 2016...

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  • Demolition of a Raw Materials Store Working around Live Equipment

    Case Studies, Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    PROJECT – Demolition of Raw Materials Store LOCATION – Elvington, York DATE – May-June 2016 PROJECT VALUE – £80,000 CLIENT...

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  • Braithwaite Tank Removal

    Case Studies, Light Manufacturing Industry

    PROJECT – Removal of Braithwaite Tank LOCATION – Poynton, Stockport DATE – May to June 2016 PROJECT VALUE – £20,000...

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  • Partial Demolition & Site Clearance

    Case Studies, Construction & Redevelopment

    PROJECT – Building Separation, Demolition & Site Clearance LOCATION – Denaby Main, near Doncaster DATE – November 2015 PROJECT VALUE...

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  • Dockside Crane Removal

    Ports, Docks & Airports

    PROJECT – Removal of 8 Dockside Cranes LOCATION – Newport & Swansea, South Wales DATE – August to November 2015...

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  • Dismantling of Chimney Stack

    Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    PROJECT – Removal of Chimney Stack LOCATION – UK DATE – October 2015 PROJECT DESCRIPTION – The newly acquired site...

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  • Demolition of Brick Manufacturing Plant

    Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    PROJECT – Asbestos Removal & Demolition of a Brick Manufacturing Plant LOCATION – Lancashire DATE – September 2014 – August...

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  • Steel Production Plant

    Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    PROJECT – Strip Out of Cooling Banks, Rollers, Transfer Tables & Quench Tanks LOCATION – DATE – June 2014 to...

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  • Oil Storage Facility

    Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    PROJECT – Demolition & Site Clearance of Former Oil Storage Depot LOCATION – London Road, Dorchester, Dorset DATE – December...

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  • Brick Production Facility

    Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    PROJECT – Asbestos Removal, Demolition & Site Clearance of a Brick Manufacturing Facility LOCATION – Stourbridge, Dudley, Birmingham DATE –...

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  • Removal of Condensate Tank

    Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    PROJECT – Removal of Tank 902-A LOCATION – DATE – April 2015 PROJECT VALUE – £40,000 CLIENT – PROJECT DESCRIPTION...

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  • Site Clearance for Redevelopment

    Construction & Redevelopment

    Project Summary The removal of 25 interconnecting buildings and structures,situated between a busy industrial roadway and watercourse (canal). The site...

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  • Façade Retention

    Construction & Redevelopment

    Project scope: The dismantling of a redundant garage facility with historical interest. The project requirements: The front façade of the...

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  • Dismantling Sunken Vessel

    Case Studies, Ports, Docks & Airports

    Project Scope The dismantling of a sunken wooden fishing vessel to allow the re-use of the dock facility. Project Assessment...

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  • Crane Dismantling (2)

    Case Studies, Ports, Docks & Airports

    Project Summary To dismantle and remove from site two redundant dockside cranes, the larger weighing approximately 500 tonnes and 60...

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  • Tank Removal (Brewery)

    Case Studies, Food & Beverage Industry

    Project Summary Removal of assorted plant from within a food factory environment to allow improved efficiency. Actions taken: Definition of project...

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  • Emergency Response (Silo Roof)

    Case Studies, Food & Beverage Industry

    Project Summary - Following a weekend of high winds, the roof of a redundant grain silo was dislodged to the...

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  • Cold Store Removal

    Case Studies, Food & Beverage Industry

    Project scope: Due to a change in insurance requirements relating to the fire resistance of the cold store construction material,...

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  • Paper Industry

    Case Studies, Light Manufacturing Industry

    Project scope: Following relocation of production, a product line was made redundant. The line was located within two main interconnecting...

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  • Textile Industry

    Case Studies, Light Manufacturing Industry

    Project Summary The dismantling of carpet manufacturing equipment for relocation,followed by demolition of residual plant to complete site clearance to...

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  • Paper Manufacturing

    Case Studies, Light Manufacturing Industry

    Project Summary The dismantling and demolition of a board production line to allow the restructuring of the site and its...

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  • Lime Quarrying Industry

    Case Studies, Quarrying, Mining & Associated Products

    Project scope: The selective site clearance of redundant hoppers, conveyors and exchange houses. Control of site roads and pedestrian walkways....

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  • Quarrying Industry (Wales)

    Case Studies, Quarrying, Mining & Associated Products

    Project scope: Following the closure of the quarry, the process plant was removed, however the primary crushing plant, due to...

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  • Cement Manufacturing Industry

    Case Studies, Quarrying, Mining & Associated Products

    Project scope: The dismantling, processing and disposal off site of a redundant electrostatic precipitator and associated plant, structures, ducting and...

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  • Brickworks

    Case Studies, Quarrying, Mining & Associated Products

    Project Summary Removal of mezzanine floors, redundant plant (including Kilns), to improve safety and quality of the working environment. Actions...

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  • Demolition of Steel Plating Presses

    Case Studies, Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    Project Summary Demolition and dismantling of steel plating presses and associated plant to allow re-development of the site. Actions taken:...

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  • Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    Case Studies, Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    Project scope: The demolition of assembly shops and office buildings down to slab-level; removal and safe and proper disposal of...

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  • Foundry & Casting Industry

    Case Studies, Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    Project scope: The site clearance to slab level for redevelopment of a redundant 30 acre foundry and casting facility. Following...

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  • Steel Production Industry

    Case Studies, Heavy Industry & Manufacturing

    Project Summary The preparation and slinging of fire damaged product feed conveyor modules, prior to lifting to ground level. The...

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  • Fuel Storage Tank

    Case Studies, Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    Project Summary Removal of Floating roof and tank base from 3 tanks on an island on the South West coast...

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  • Explosive Demolition

    Case Studies, Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    Project scope: The demolition of an agricultural fertiliser production plant. The structure was located on a partially cleared site, although...

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  • Chemical Industry – Scotland

    Case Studies, Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    Project scope: The dismantling and neutralisation of equipment containing potentially trapped chemicals, followed by the demolition and site clearance of...

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  • Spain (Site Clearance)

    Case Studies, Overseas

    Project scope: The scope involved the removal of 2 full Ammonium Nitrate Reaction Facilities, up to and including the absorption...

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  • Studsvik – Nuclear

    Case Studies, Nuclear

    Project scope: Removal and disposal of redundant storage containers. B.D.B undertook the removal and disposal off site of two redundant...

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  • Urenco – Nuclear

    Case Studies, Nuclear

    Removal of Heat Exchangers B.D.B undertook the removal and disposal off site of two redundant cooling towers and associated equipment.

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  • France (Equipment Removal)

    Overseas

    An explosion in an Ammonium Nitrate Fertiliser facility led to its closure.

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  • Conveyor Removal

    Chemical, Petrochemical, Refining & Pharmaceutical

    Removal of Product Feed Gantry as part of a full itemized Demolition Project, requiring store buildings and specific Production Lines to stay operational.

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  • Emergency Response

    Construction & Redevelopment

    To make safe and remove unsafe steel structure in from the top of a retail outlet store in a sensitive town centre position.

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