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Projects & Testimonials

The Mississippi Showboat sails no more

GAR Demolition were awarded the contract to demolish the Mississippi Showboat Nightclub in Warrington by a London based receiver.  The work followed severe fire damage and involved removal of concrete asbestos roofing materials and guttering and demolition of the steel frame and brickwork, The client commented “I am very happy with the work done to clear up what had become an eyesore.  The site was left tidy and secure ready for development”.

Morley Estates choose GAR Demolition to remove office block

Morley Estates secured an urgent tenant requirement to provide warehousing space and needed to quickly demolish a redundant office block and prepare the site for a new concrete storage yard.  

“We were able to quickly agree terms with GAR Demolition and get on with the job” commented the client.  “GAR were professional and flexible in their approach allowing us to meet an ambitious time scale and satisfy our client needs”.


St Anthony’s Roman Catholic School – Stretford

This project involved demolition of former school classrooms, isolation of services & creation of a new hardstanding car parking area – the project timescale was one month and the value was c. £80,000.

Walton High School – Staffordshire

This project involved clearance of former school classrooms – including an asbestos survey and extensive asbestos removal prior to demolition. The team created a new hardstanding / sub-strata car park area complete with kerb dressings and space markings.

Medical Centre Conversion / Development Site – Kingston-upon-Hull

This project was a soft-strip of c.80,000 sq ft over 5 floors in a former NHS medical site. The works required special measures to avoid disturbance of other occupiers within the building.


Salisbury House, Granby Row – Central Manchester

This was a soft-strip of a 7 storey former HMRC office building for residential redevelopment. The team worked in a confined inner-city space and the project included asbestos survey and removal under licence. The building was subsequently sold by the client to an institutional BTR residential fund creating 98 new units with a gross development value of c £18 million.

Warehouse to Restaurant Conversion – Trafford Bar

This was a 25,000 sq ft warehouse premises with a very high site coverage. G.A.Robinson prepared and submitted the planning application for the conversion and partial demolition works. The proposed future use required creation of a new car park with GAR Demolition appointed to make a partial demolition to form an open car park area for 30 vehicles. Internally, the works involved removal of a large gantry crane and rip-out of mezzanine floor / overlay of existing ground floor with 200 mm (eight inches of concrete) and connection of a new 3-phase power supply.

Value of works c. £700,000

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