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Keep up to date with the latest news coming out of Wessex Demolition & Salvage Ltd.


14th September 2022 -

We are pleased to annouce we have become a member of SME Climate Hub, showing our commitment to lowering our impact on the environment

9th September 2022 -

We are saddened by the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II, and our thoughts are with the Royal Family at this time. We join the nation and the world in paying tribute to a truly inspirational and resilient leader.


25th October 2021 -

We had an emergency call on 23rd October to help make safe a property that had seen a gas explosion in Portsmouth. Having to react quickly and help the council & gasboard secure the area, glad to say we have complete the works until their investigations are finished.

16th July 2021 -

We are pleased to have taken delivery of our new Kobelco SK140SR-7.


6th March 2020 -

Our site team at our Redhill project for Vinci Construction have received an 'Excellance Award' for their delivery on site.


27th November 2019 -

Achieved a 'Perfect Delivery' on our Burrell House, Portsmouth project for Morgan Sindall.


27th September 2018 -

Today we took delivery of our new Kobelco SK140SRL.

19th July 2018 -

Another new Volvo! The EC300 EL arrives, another happy operator!

1st March 2018 -

Another one! Our Volvo EC180 EL braved the cold weather and arrived.

26th February 2018 -

The first of our new Volvo's delivered today. A brand new EC250 EL!


13th October 2017 -

We are proud to announce we have been awarded 'Best Specialist Contractor' at the Property & Construction Awards 2017.

14th February 2017 -

New McCloskey R70 Screener delivered today and straight to work on site!


28th October 2016 -

Wessex Demoliiton has achieved the Achilles Building confidence standard.

5th October 2016 -

Wessex Demolition get the first Volvo EC480 High Reach in the UK.

24th February 2016 -

The big one arrives, our Volvo EC480E High Reach has been delivered to us!

18th January 2016 -

Another Doosan to the fleet, DX300LC-5 is on the way.

15th January 2016 -

Our second Volvo EC250EL arrived!


22nd December 2015 -

We would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

22nd October 2015 -

Case Study for Lehnhoff Variolock Quickcoupler System used by Wessex Demolition.

7th August 2015 -

We've got another one! Doosan DX63 has arrived.

31st July 2015 -

The latest addition to our fleet - Doosan DX380.

25th June 2015 -

We have excavators en route to Demo Expo 2015, come and see our machines in action!

11th May 2015 -

Delivery of new Volvo FMX-420 (32 Tonne) Hook-Loading lorry.

18th March 2015 -

Wessex take delivery of new Volvo FMX-420 Tipper Lorry.

28th January 2015 -

Arrival of our newest addition to the fleet - Volvo EC300EL Excavator with Lehnhoff Quick-Coupler.

7th January 2015 -

Delivery of our new Volvo EC250EL Excavator with Lehnhoff Quick-Coupler.

5th January 2015 -

Wessex Demolition & Salvage have been selected as a finalist for the Construction News Demolition Specialist of the year award.

2nd January 2015 -

We hope everyone had a Merry Christmas & we wish you all a Happy New Year!


20th November 2014 -

Wessex Demolition start the dismantling works at Shepherd Printers, Portsmouth.
(Click for link to the report)

21st October 2014 -

Purchase and collection of new Wessex Demolition Volvo FMX-420 (32 Tonne) Hook-Loading lorry.

30th July 2014 -

Wessex Demolition awarded with STEM: Gold Level (Kent County Council Low Carbon Initiative), measuring and monitoring our environmental impacts and taking action to reduce them.

29th July 2014 -

Delivery of our new Dust Boss (DB-60) Oscillation Unit.

14th May 2014 -

Purchased (CAT2 80 tonne) Volvo FH 540 Bulker/Low Loader.

2nd March 2014 -

Invested in a Oil-quick OQ70/55 for our Doosan DX255 Excavator.


11th December 2013 -

Wessex Demolition were nominated by Hampshire Fire & Rescue Services and won the Partnership Award in the Annal Celebrating Success Awards 2013 held at their HQ in Eastleigh.

5th December 2013 -

Acquired a Doosan DX140 LC Excavator & Doosan DX55 Mini Excavator.

12th July 2013 -

Acquired a Brokk 100 Robotic Demolition machine.

1st July 2013 -

Partnership formed with Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service, Wessex Demolition will be assisting the training of fire-fighters in the Hampshire area, offering sites that have potential to be included in live fire training operations.

23rd January 2013 -

Acquired a new Sandvik QJ241 Crusher.

17th January 2013 -

Accredited with Safety Management Advisory Service (SMAS).


25th October 2012 -

Accredited within Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS).

25th September 2012 -

Wessex Demolition & Salvage Ltd have been elected as members of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC).


December 2011 -

Acquired 72 ton Doosan DX480 High Reach Excavator.