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5-11 Kyle street, Ayr


5-11 Kyle street,





Langmuir & Hay

Date commenced on site

16th April 2021


9 weeks

Recycling Rate




we were invited to tender for the demolition of the dangerous building on the busy ayr high street making way for the redevelopment of the site.


Stage 1

all services conected to the building will be disconnected and a footpath closure will be put in place on kyle street from blacks shop to debenahms to allow a safe exclusion zone for the demolition works. a fully boarded scaffholding will also be errected to allow hand demolition works to progress.

Stage 2

operatives will then enter the structure and backprop to allow a full internal soft strip to take place removing all material out of the building and into 40yrd skips

Stage 3

operatives will then proceed to hand demolish the roof into the footprint of the building removing materail at an ongoing basis, the will also create a air gap between our property and the adjoining two properties to allow hand demolition of the front facade down to 1 storey.

Stage 4

with all hand demolition works avaliable from the scaffholding complete the scaffholding will be disassembled and a cherry picker will be brought to site to allop operatives to reach areas of walls to be hand demolished.

Stage 5

our 20t Demolition specification excavator will then be brought to site working around local traffic restrictions to remove material into tippers to be brought back to our yard and made into 6f2 to be reused on future projects.

Stage 6

the excavator will then proceed to demolish the remaining rear buildings while continuing to remove all material from site. the area will then be graded and plant demobilise from site.

Stage 7

the gable walls of the adjoing properties will have all openings bricked up and the gabe strap and sheeted to make wind and watertight.


  • service disconnections
  • site establishemnt including footpath closure
  • full internal soft strip 
  • hand demolition of roof and front of structure
  • mechanical demolition 
  • removal of all material
  • wind and water proofing the adjoining properties gabe walls
  • handover of site to langmuir and hay for the future development of site


Plant onsite

  • Hyundai Hx235 Excavator 
  • fully boarded scaffholding 
  • Mewp
  • 8 wheel tippers
  • low loader 


Site Personell

  • Site Manager- Alex thackarey:07538 731831
  • Machine operators- Patrick McCluskey
  • Operatives- Sebastian cholewa, John cooperwhite, Gordon main, Stephen Selkirk
  • First Aiders- Alex thackarey


Professional memberships Demolition Contractors Association Accredited Site Audit Scheme - National Federation of Demolition Contractors Constructonline TUV ISO 9001, iSO 14001, BS OHSAS18001 Scottish Building Federation National Demolition Training Group (NDTG) Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPAO) Considerate Constructors Scheme Safecontractor Approved