Shorts Group / Demolition

Posts in Demolition

 

Shear Brilliance Demolition

Jul 21 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition’s new shear made a debut appearance at our latest demolition projects this week. Our new 3.4 tonne shear is being put to the test as we carry out remote demolition and asbestos removal at former Queen Elizabeth Foundation Residents in Leatherhead on behalf of Berkeley Homes. The shear is cutting through steel and

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Car show down: Demolition at Sevenoaks

Jun 29 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition have recently started demolishing a former garage car show room and workshop at Sevenoaks. As you can see, the team are cracking on with this job and we’ve had some great feedback from the customer: “I thought the site looked very professional on Tuesday when I was on site. Matthew and the team

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Shorts visit to Plantworx

Jun 09 in Company, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Management team paid a visit to Plantworx, the UK’s live showcase event for construction professionals, held in Leicestershire this month. The team spent the day looking at the very latest plant and construction machinery on the market and speaking to different manufacturers, as Steve our Plant Manager explains: “The show provided an excellent opportunity

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women at Shorts

Mar 09 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

“There is no force equal to that of a determined woman” At Shorts, we celebrated International Women’s Day by paying a visit to all the women that work at Shorts and caught a glimpse of what they were doing on this particular historic day where we remember the movement for women’s rights. In a traditionally male

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Pride of Bracknell Sponsor

Mar 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

Shorts Group is proud to be sponsoring the upcoming Pride of Bracknell Awards 2017: ‘Business of the Year category’ for the second year running. Now in their twelfth year, the Pride of Bracknell Forest awards showcase the very best and brightest people in the borough, from teachers and volunteers to teams, charities and businesses. If

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Shorts delivering Easter to children with life-limiting conditions

Feb 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting

Shorts are proud to be supporting local charity Sebastian Action Trust. This Easter, Shorts will be donating Easter eggs with support from customers and staff to give to children suffering with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Sebastian Action Trust was set up in 2003, following the death of a

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Demolition key handover day at Suttons Business Park

Feb 06 in Company, Demolition

We love a bit of photography here at Shorts and we were lucky enough to capture the final day at one of our demolition sites on Sutton Business Park in Reading. We’ve been working on this site since December, Commissioned by Standard Life Assurance Limited. We are the Principal Contractor for demolishing three business units

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Shorts Demolition Contract in Slough

Jan 19 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition have just been awarded a contract by SEGRO. SEGRO, a leading owner, asset manager and developer of modern warehousing and light industrial property all over Europe have a large industrial site in Slough. Shorts Demolition are acting as Principal Contractor to erect hoardings,  remove and dispose of asbestos containing material and demolish former warehouse/office

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Demolition in Reading: Progress on Suttons Business Park

Jan 17 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition, part of the Shorts Group have demolished one of three units on Suttons Business Park in Reading. Commissioned by Standard Life Assurance Limited, Shorts are acting as Principal Contractor for all three units. The demolition contract started just before Christmas and already the building is down. Shorts Demolition are in the final stages of

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Director Appointment Announcement – Finance Director, David Guest.

Jan 16 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

Shorts Group is pleased to welcome a new arrival – David Guest, our Finance Director. David started with Shorts this month and is Chartered Accountant, with a BA (hons) degree in Accountancy. He brings with him a wealth of experience to Shorts. He joins us from Core Health and Fitness, and prior to this David

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Suttons Business Park demolition progress

Dec 21 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition, part of the Shorts Group have been awarded the demolition contract on Suttons Business Park in Reading. Commissioned by Standard Life Assurance Limited, Shorts are acting as Principal Contractor to remove three large business units on the park. The demolition contract started just four weeks’ ago and two of three buildings are well on

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Demolition invest in dust buster

Nov 18 in Company, Demolition

As part of our commitment to improving our services and reduce downtime, Shorts Demolition has purchased two dust suppression units for our demolition sites. Our dust suppression units spray water onto our dusty sites without the need for a demolition labourer to stand guard.    

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Hovis Bakery Demolished

Nov 04 in Company, Demolition

Shorts Demolition won the contract to take-down the old Hovis Bakery On Binfield Road in Bracknell. Charlie Freeman was in control of this job and used the Volvo EC235 Reduce swing, which is perfect for this job as it has the operating area of a 13 ton excavator but the reach and lifting power of a

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Shorts Sponsor Business of the Year Award at Pride of Bracknell Forest Award

May 06 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Group sponsored the Business of the Year award at this years Pride of Bracknell Awards. The nominees were Anne Marie Patisserie and Waterstones Bookshop, both businesses are based in Bracknell. The evening took place at Bracknell and Wokingham College and was hosted by Ady Williams a former professional footballer for Reading F.C. The winner

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Triple service provider

Mar 17 in Waste management, Demolition, Agriculture

Shorts undertook some work in Swinely Forest for Crown Estates. Our job was to load away age old wrougt iron fencing which has been collected from all around the estate/forest. Using 3 parts of the Shorts Groups departments to complete the job. This proves how diverse we are in only having to rely on our

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