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


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.