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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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John F Hunt Whisper Generators Hired at World War Z Premier
The Power Services division of John F Hunt recently acquired new 1400 kva whisper generators. Almost as soon as they were delivered, they were hired out to power the stage and lighting at the London film premier of World War Z. We recently purchased four sets of the generators, which are the quietest containerised sets available in the UK currently.  The super silent generators come complete with synchronisation capabilities which means up to twenty can be connected to form a mini...
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Considerate Contractors Gold Award
We are pleased to announce that the City of London has rewarded our Demolition division with the prestigious considerate Contractors Gold Award for their performance on the project at 5 Broadgate. The Gold Award recognises that the Code of Good Practice has consistently been exceeded throughout the life of the project.  It reflects a spirit of price, an awareness of the needs of the passing public and regard for the surrounding environment. The Considerate Contractor Scheme’s objective is to encourage operations on...
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John F Hunt Acquires New Volvo DD14 and DD25w
John F Hunt Volvo Double RollersJohn F Hunt Hire Centre, located in London and Essex is happy to announce that we have recently partnered with Volvo’s independent utility dealer Capital Plant Solutions to purchase two DD14 and four DD25w double drum rollers. In total John F Hunt has purchased six Volvo rollers which will be available for hire in all our hire centre outlets in Greater London and Essex. Specifications of the rollers are as follows: The Volvo DD25w double drum roller weighs...
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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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