John F Hunt Demolition encompasses all aspects of high value commercial and residential property demolition, with office and tower blocks being a particular area of expertise. This includes the industrial dismantling and decommissioning of chemical, refinery, process plants and nuclear facilities.
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Concrete Cutting
The Concrete Cutting and Diamond Drilling Division of John F Hunt Demolition is totally dedicated to providing an environmentally friendly and less aggressive alternative to the traditional methods of demolition.
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John F Hunt Remediation offers a land reclamation and ground remediation service to meet the increasing demand for turning contaminated brownfield and industrial sites into clean, valuable assets ready for redevelopment.
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John F Hunt Power serve the Construction, Event & Utilities market, offering nationwide coverage for the hire, sale & installation of fuel efficient, super silenced diesel generators, Whisper Boxes, Hibrid Generators and LED Lighting Towers.
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Plant Hire
John F Hunt Plant Hire supply heavy machinery and equipment to the construction industry on either a short term contract or lease hire basis, with excavators ranging from 8 to 87 tonne high reach machines, supplied with a choice of mechanical and hydraulic attachments.
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Asbestos Abatement
The Environmental Division of John F Hunt Demolition, focuses on the safe management and removal of all types of asbestos and hazardous materials, within every category of industrial, commercial and residential property throughout the UK.
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Hire Centres
John F Hunt Hire Centres supply Contractors Plant, Tools, Equipment and Consumable items for hire and sale to the building industry, providing an outstanding service and huge choice of non-operated plant throughout London and the South East.
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Thameside Lifting
Thameside Lifting provide a fully inclusive service for traditional and complex lifting equipment, from design, supply, hire & sale, to repair, servicing and testing of all models of lifting and material handling, carried out in-house by our LEEA Qualified engineers.
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Privately owned, John F Hunt is a group of Construction related companies providing specialist industry linked services. As a multi-disciplined contractor the Demolition business encompasses all forms of Demolition, Temporary Works, Civil Engineering, Network Rail and London Underground infrastructure works, as well as Asbestos Removal and Concrete Cutting; offering Pre-Construction Advice as an additional service. Decontamination of land and water is undertaken by John F Hunt Remediation, returning brownfield and industrial usage sites into profitable regeneration assets. Ace Consultants, whilst a leading Asbestos specialist, provide services for all aspects of work place Health and Safety, with 3 UKAS accredited laboratories. Our 4 Hire Companies provide equipment for hire and sale Nationwide, offering Power Generation, Heavy Construction Plant, Hydraulic Attachments, Contractor’s Tools and Lifting Gear.
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Westfield Shopping Centre: London Lifting Solutions
Thameside Lifting is committed to providing innovative lifting solutions for all of our clients. One of our most recent cases...
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Case Studies

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Silverton Mill, Exeter - River Redirection
D S Smith
As Principal Contractor John F Hunt was required to demolish...
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Silverton Mill, Exeter - Remediation
D S Smith
As Principal Contractor John F Hunt was contracted to demolish...
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Arundel Great Court - Enabling Works
Waterways Properties
Overview Duration: 24 Week Period This particular project was located at Arundel...
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Young Street, London W8 5EH
Grainger PLC
Overview: Duration: 32 weeks The site was previously an N.C.P. car park...
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The Stage, Shoreditch, London EC2
Galliard Homes
Overview Duration: 24 Weeks This substantial one hectare site is located along...
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30 Old Burlington Street, London W1
Native Land
Overview Duration: 28 Weeks The site was located at 30 Old Burlington...
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The Fruit and Wool Exchange, London
Exemplar Properties
Overview Duration: 74 weeks Existing Structure & Location: The Fruit & Wool Exchange...
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80 Fenchurch Street, London EC3M
Overview Duration: 36 Weeks Located along the densely pedestrianised area of Fenchurch...
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145 City Road, London EC1
Rocket Investments
Project in progress: The old 1980’s built Crown House office building,...
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Berners Street, London, W1T 3AB
Derwent London
Overview Duration: 34 Weeks Three properties within Berners Street, which were positioned...
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Centre Point, London
Overview Duration: 75 weeks The redevelopment of Centre Point is one of...
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Pitney Bowes / Glaxo SmithKline, Harlow, Essex
McLaren Construction
Overview Duration: 18 weeks The redevelopment of the 20 acre site in...
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Strand East, Stratford
Vastint UK
Overview As Principal Contractor John F Hunt is currently remediating a...
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Futura Park Development, Ipswich
Aquila Holdings Limited
Overview Duration: 13 months Historically, the site was occupied by a foundry/iron...
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Royal Mail, Nine Elms Lane, London SW8
Royal Mail Group & M3 Consulting
Overview Existing Structure & Location: The site was owned by the Royal...
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Kings Reach Tower, London SE1
Mace Group
Overview Duration: 11 months Existing Structure & Location: Kings Reach Tower is a...
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65 - 67 Scrutton Street, London EC2
Gansevoort Hotel Group
Overview: 67, Scrutton Street was a three story reinforced concrete, brick clad...
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The Old Bailey, London EC4M
Overview: The Old Bailey, also known as Justice Hall, the Sessions...
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Arundel Great Court, London WC2
Waterway Properties
Overview Duration: 32 weeks Arundel Great Court was located in a very busy...
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10 Fenchurch Avenue, London EC3M
Saxon Land
Overview Duration: 42 weeks The Fenchurch Avenue project is located close to Fenchurch...
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48 Leicester Square, London W1
Overview PCSA Duraton: 23 weeks Works Duration: 38 weeks Existing Structure & Location: For...
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69 Grosvenor Street, London
Grosvenor Estate
Overview Existing Structure & Location: No. 69 Grosvenor Street was a stucco-fronted...
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Cooperative Store (Co-Op), Dartford, Kent
Dartford Borough Council
Overview Duration: 36 Weeks   The Co-operative building was situated in the middle...
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Bradwell Nuclear Power Station
Vinci Construction UK
Overview: Bradwell, located in the South East of England, covers an...
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Willowfields, Walthamstow
Bouygues (UK)
Overview The remediation of a former scrap yard, commercial laundry and...
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29-33 King Street, London
Cornerstone City Developments
Overview 29-33 King Street was a development by Cornerstone City Developments...
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Balderton Street, London
Grosvenor Properties / Chorus Group
Overview This strategically positioned project was adjacent to Bond Street, London. The...
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Mondial House, Upper Thames Street, London EC4
USB Global Asset Management (UK) Limited
Overview Duration: 68 Weeks In 1969 the site between the river Thames...
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Queens Court, Toryglen, Glasgow
Glasgow Housing Association Trust
Overview A specialist team of operatives and explosive experts undertook the...
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5 & 6 St James's Square, London SW1
Exemplar Properties (ph1 works)
Overview Duration:  70 weeks The former Lybian Embassy, No. 6 St James...
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5 Broadgate, London EC2
British Land
  Overview Duration: 70 weeks This high profile project direct for British Land represented the...
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Shepherds Bush Station, London
Morgan Estates Rail
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Shepherd's Bush Station was originally opened in...
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Bevis Marks, London, EC3A
Overview The project comprised the demolition of the eight storey 1984...
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Moorgate Underground Station, London
Cleshar Contract Services Group
Overview Moorgate Underground Station in London has some 100,000 passengers passing...
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Crossrail - Liverpool Street, London EC2
Overview Duration: 18 Months The Liverpool Street Crossrail project was split into...
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Police Interview Centre, Great Yarmouth
Kier Eastern
Overview Duration: 16 weeks The enablement of a former industrial site for...
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Leamouth Peninsula, London Docklands
Ballymore Properties
Overview Duration: 26 weeks To transform a brownfield site in London’s Docklands...
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Riverside Apartment, Battersea, London
Overview Demolition of a section of a mezzanine slab within a...
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Royal Festival Hall, London
Overview The Grade I listed Royal Festival Hall was built on...
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Bedford Chambers, Covent Garden, London
Faithdean Plc / Apple
Overview Duration: 40 Weeks Many of the existing structural walls and columns...
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Linosa Tower, Liverpool
Liverpool Housing Action Trust
Overview Duration: 8 weeks The explosive demolition of Linosa Tower, a 22...
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Corinth Tower, Liverpool
Liverpool Housing Action Trust
Overview Duration: 8 weeks The explosive demolition of Corinth Tower, a 23 storey...
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Paddington Station, London W2 (Listed Building)
Morgan Ashurst
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Paddington Station comprises a number of structural...
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311-318 High Holburn, London
Ebble Developments Limited
Overview Duration:  9 months Existing Structure & Location: The island site comprised several...
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Heathrow Terminal 4
BAA / Taylor Woodrow
Overview The existing canopy roof construction was 50mm thick paving slabs...
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Gatwick Airport, Boeing 747 Maintenance Hangar 5
BAA Gatwick / Taylor Woodrow
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Hangar 5 & PL7 Buildings were industrial buildings,...
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RAF Woodbridge, ROC Barracks, Woodbridge & 12 Other Bases
Defence Estates
Overview RAF Woodbridge is a former military air base situated to...
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Wembley Conference Centre, Elvin House & Exhibition Halls
Quintain Estates
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Demolition of the massive Wembley Conference Centre,...
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41 Lothbury, London EC2P (Listed Building)
Wates Construction Ltd
Overview Existing Structure & Location: Formerly the Head Quarters of National Westminster...
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Mitchellhill Residential Tower Blocks, Glasgow
Glasgow Housing Association Ltd
Overview Duration: 24 weeks The Explosive demolition of five 19 storey structures...
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Triumph House, Regent Street, London W1
The Crown Estate
Overview Demolition of two independent but adjacent structures – one a...
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Tower Place, Lower Thames Street, London EC3
Tishman Speyer
Overview Existing Structure & Location: One of the largest of demolition contracts carried...
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St Christopher's House & Annex, London SE1
The City of London Real Property Co. Ltd
Overview Duration:  29 weeks Amongst the largest of demolition contracts carried out in...
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Gresham Street, London EC2
Land Securities
Overview Asbestos removal and demolition of three office blocks, opposite the...
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Tooks Court, London EC2
City & Provincial
Overview Existing Structure & Location: A redundant nuclear ‘cold war’ bunker, protecting...
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