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Demolition of 145 City Road, London
We have now been on site at 145 City Road for approx. 8 months and in that time we have completed the demolition of the Lanz Building and the Old Crown House, including removal of the existing basements. We still have continual monitoring of the noise and dust levels and endeavour to cause as little inconvenience as possible to our neighbours. Our project office and site accommodation cabins have now been relocated to a temporary position in the middle of the...
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Cambridge University Demolition Coming to a Close
The demolition of the Triangle site at Cambridge University  is coming to a close and all works will be completed on the 4th September. We would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone local to the site for all for your patience, understanding and continued support during the demolition of the former Cambridge University Press building. The site is now flattened and we are busy removing the slab and foundations and stockpiling the crushed material at the southern end of...
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Onwards and Upwards at John F Hunt Demolition
Congratulations to Andy Page who has just passed his Level 3 NVQ in Advanced Management entitling him to membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) and adding the accreditation ‘MInstLM’ to his title. Andy is undertaking his ‘Assessment of Professional Competence’ (APC) through the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and is hoping to sit his assessment in November to become a full Member, he’s also focused on increasing his ICIOB accreditation to ‘Member of the Chartered Institute of...
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View the Latest Time Lapse Video for John F Hunt Concrete Cutting at Vauxhall Station
View the latest time lapse video for John F Hunt Concrete Cutting working at the Vauxhall Station Upgrade project using the Brokk 260:
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It’s the taking part that counts: The demolition business is looking good
The demolition business, probably more than any other sector of British industry, has made enormous strides in efficiency, innovation, safety and sustainability in recent years. This is largely due to the efforts of the people who work at the centre of the industry, and who have taken up the challenges that modern-day demolition projects now demand. It used to be that perhaps just 5 per cent of construction costs were earmarked for demolition. In many cases this has now at least doubled,...
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John F Hunt Achieves Demolition Safety Accreditation
Congratulations to John F Hunt Demolition Limited, having achieved BS OHSAS 18001 registration on the 15th July 2013. This highly prestigious award included two thorough external audits of our Health & Safety Policies, procedures and supporting documentation as well as an on-site audit to assess the level of implementation at the former Co-op building in Dartford. This achievement proudly sits alongside our other awards: BS EN ISO 9001: Quality Management Systems BS EN ISO 14001: Environmental Management Systems The auditor commented “This project is...
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Demolition Health and Safety on Site Reward Scheme

Demolition On Site Safety Award Three operatives from our Demolition team working on the strip out and demolition project at 18-20 Grosvenor Street in London have been awarded with high street vouchers for their outstanding contribution towards construction health and safety and behaviour on site throughout the lifecycle of this project. . Our Hazard card reward scheme was introduced by John F Hunt to encourage good behavioural safety on site. The scheme raises awareness for construction site safety and also...
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Innovative Temporary Works Solution for London Demolition Site
Temporary Works London Solution At the John F Hunt Group, we frequently encounter situations that require creative and cost effective solutions. A recent example is our congested Broadgate site in central London. We needed to safely support the weight of a 100 Tonne Piling Rig, which had to operate close to a steep open face. We used our expertise and knowledge as a leading demolition company in London, and opted for the ‘TensarTech TR2 Wall System’. The wall system formed a...
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