About Us

Our History

About Us

AR has earned an enviable reputation for providing quality and professional services.

Throughout our history we have completed many distinguished projects that demonstrate the quality of our work and out capabilities.

Our history of flagship projects stretches over the last thirteen years and includes the demolition of London’s King Cross Station Ticket Hall, which we undertook successfully in 2012 within a live rail environment.

In 2014 we undertook the demolition of the Belgrave Flyover in Leicester City Centre, demonstrating our capabilities within the infrastructure and civils sectors and our expertise in managing the public interface on a high-profile city centre project.

In 2017 we were awarded the Construction News Specialist Award for our work on the Glensanda Quarry project, showing our proficiency in logistical planning on a remote and challenging project in the quarry industry. More recently we have again showed our capabilities in working within city centre locations on complex projects during the demolition of the Broadmarsh Carpark in Nottingham, where we used innovative solutions to successfully to work in challenging environments.  

In 2022 we formed a group company structure to fully represent the full range of services we provide as AR, The Enabling Partner.

Enabling Works at Acton Refinery
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Our Projects

How we do it

We carry out a wide range of projects for a variety of clients. Our extensive demolition experience, from high-rise and large-scale industrial demolition to facade retention, separation works, strip-out works, asbestos removal, remediation and groundworks place us at the forefront of innovative demolition. We provide unique, innovative engineering solutions for complex projects, examples of which you can find on our case study page.

Our Projects

Latest News

Added 10/05/2022

Major Investment by AR in Vehicles, Plant and Yard Facilities

Innovative East Midlands-based contractor AR has announced significant investment in new vehicles and maintenance premises whilst celebrating its 15th anniversary.

The business, recently taken into new shared ownership, has invested more than £2.6 million in new plant including a new 34m high reach KMC and HGV fleet additions, alongside new facilities at its home in Carlton near Market Bosworth, Leicestershire.

The expanded premises will be used for plant and vehicle workshop, fabrication and engineering, as well as welfare for the 12 staff based at the new facilities.They will also be the basis for AR’s haulage activities.

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Added 14/10/2019

Willmott Dixon Partner Awards -

AR Demolition Ltd were thrilled to receive Highly Commended in the 'All Safe' category at the Midlands Willmott Dixon Partner Awards 
Michael Henderson, Director, was there to receive the award on the 3rd of October 2019 at Birmingham Town Hall. 

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Added 26/06/2019

Institute of Demolition Engineers Vice President

In November 2018 Richard Dolman became the IDE Vice President 
"I want to use my new position to help address the skills shortage, inspire a new generation of demolition engineers, to promote ideals throughout our connected sectors and promote safer ways of working in our industry."

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