Hawkes Group offers all types of demolition services, managing all aspects of the demolition process, and associated services including recycling, asbestos removal, waste disposal and land reclamation.


We dedicate ourselves in ensuring client satisfaction by providing a solutions according to our client’s individual needs. This is demonstrated by our professional approach, and our commitment to continual improvement in all areas such as technical operations, environmental considerations, quality and service.


Our demolition branch specialises in the regeneration of inner city sites for both Public and Private investment resulting in a wide range of end uses including Commercial Developments, Shopping Centres and Retail Developments, Residential schemes, Sports and leisure facilities and Local Authority developments.


The decontamination division focuses on ground remediation of brownfield sites by numerous methods readying them for future development together with the removal and registered disposal of hazardous wastes such as asbestos.

Our services include the following:

  • One Stop Solution
  • All Services are Carried out by our Highly Experienced Staff
  • We Invest in Staff and Training
  • Built on Traditional Vales
  • We Make Great Efforts to Minimise Disruption to Nearby Neighbourhoods and the Environment in General
  • Delivering Unique Solutions
Working across all aspects of demolition, Hawkes delivers works both directly to clients acting as principal contractor and in conjunction with other divisions of the Hawkes Group on major construction projects. Project teams also work alongside our resource recovery business, Seneca, utilising their recycling expertise and the Group’s Material Recovery Facility in Kettering, which handles commercial and residential waste and has the potential to process up to 250,000 tonnes per year.

Soft Strip

Concrete Breaking

Industrial / Specialist Demolition

Domestic / Commercial Demolition

Tank Degassing , Cleaning & Removal

Material Recycling

Site Clearance

Concrete Crushing

Our areas of expertise include:

  • Power stations
  • Factories and other industrial buildings
  • Chimneys and cooling towers
  • Office and residential blocks
  • Dangerous structures
  • Partial demolition of listed properties with retained façades
  • Pre-stressed concrete structures
  • Hospitals, schools, theatres, cinemas, churches and other public buildings
  • Bridges, viaducts and reservoirs
  • Operational facilities such as airports, defence and other high security facilities
Our highly experienced and knowledgeable team, comprising Estimators, Planners and Engineers, is able to provide, but are not limited to the following services:
  • Temporary works design
  • Developing detailed design
  • Neighbourhood liaison
  • Preparation of ‘Section 80 Demolition Notice
  • Preparation of Construction Phase Health & Safety Plan and Demolition Management Plans
  • Provide information to allow the discharge of any planning conditions
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Undertake refurbishment and demolition asbestos surveys
  • Preparation of Method Statement
  • Intrusive investigations
  • Party wall surveys
  • Liaison with potential main contractors
  • Obtaining relevant permissions and approval required to carry out the works
  • Baseline environmental monitoring

These services are supported by advanced engineering, programming and presentation applications.

Hawkes’s ability to deliver challenging and complex is achieved through the depth of knowledge of our highly skilled teams and our self-delivery model, which allows us to efficiently manage out construction and demolition risks, rather than transferring them to others.


Demolition isn’t your usual nine to five business and that is why a senior member of our staff is always on call to discuss your requirements. We offer our clients a 24 hour service, 365 days of the year to assist with emergency works. Our team are able to undertake exploratory and remedial safety works, with services such as scaffolding, hoarding and needle propping available. Whether a building has suffered from fire damage or subsidence, we can help in any type of emergency and provide security where appropriate.


Hawkes Group covers all aspects of building

Demolition  / Earthworks / Civil Engineering