Here at Thompsons Of Prudhoe, we are your one stop shop, offering clients a fully comprehensive service. No matter what stage you are at throughout your project, we can take care of you from initial consultation to the handover of the site for construction work to commence.
We are specialists with over 75+ years of experience in the industry and along with our company values DIGS (Development, Investment, Growth and Sustainability), are our traditional brand values that help to make up our core services and what we consistently deliver to our clients – no matter how big or small the project may be. So let’s take a look into what the Thompsons approach entails…
Your One Stop Shop – Thompsons Services:
From the get go, you have our word that we will look after your project every step of the way. We will begin the process with an initial consultation, where we will discuss the project requirements in full and ensure that we have a clear understanding of the client’s goals and objectives. We will ascertain the nature of the works including all known hazardous conditions and project complexities, to allow us to work collaboratively with the client to develop an execution strategy that ensures project success.
The next formality would be to remove any cases of asbestos from your site. In short, asbestos is a group of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals composed of thin, needle-like fibres. It used to be used in building materials – like cloth, paper, cement and plastic to make them stronger as pure asbestos acts as an effective insulator. However, it is incredibly dangerous if someone inhales or digests asbestos dust as the mineral fibres can become trapped in their body forever.
With over a decade of experience, as members of ARCA (Asbestos Removal Contractors’ Association) Thompsons Of Prudhoe are your go-to for any removal of asbestos, holding a full asbestos removal license issued by the Health & Safety Executive, demonstrating that our asbestos removal teams work to the highest possible standard within this highly regulated area of industry to safely and efficiently remove all traces. Upon completion of any asbestos removal project, we work with an independent and approved analytical company to provide the documentation and reoccupation certification required for our customers’ records.
Soft Strip –
The next step is to enter the building and remove any personal interiors, we call this the ‘Soft Strip’. For example, if we were entering an office space this could be anything from televisions fitted to the wall to whiteboards, desks, soft furnishings and so on. Products that would not require a heavy dismantling. This step is crucial before we begin the heavy work as it helps to strip the project down to an ‘empty shell’, ready for the demolition stage.
There are four methods of ensuring that we remove an existing building and/or structure in a safe and careful manner, abiding by industry Health and Safety regulations. These are what we call the four D’s; Demolition, Dismantling, Deconstruction and Decommissioning.
Demolition is the science and engineering in safely and efficiently, dismantling of a building and/or man-made structures, to build up a new project or site from scratch. Known in the industry as the Demolition, Dismantling, Deconstruction and/or Decommissioning of a building, it is essentially the safe and effective way of carrying out ‘demolition’ works. Some examples of demolition that your project may instruct our professionalism for are as follows:
- Total Demolition (complete demolition of a site or structure, for example a restructure job)
- Selective Demolition (where we remove specific parts of a building that may not be performing well or are causing repetitive costs)
- Interior Demolition (the demolition of specific parts inside of a building to expand the space for example removing partitions, walls and ceilings)
A key USP to the Thompsons brand is that we offer a fully comprehensive Site Clearance and Reclamation service, allowing our customers to deal with one company throughout the entire project.
Using experience and knowledge of waste legislation, we can help our customers clear, reclaim and remediate any site in readiness for its desired use. In our 70+ years of development we hold expertise in handling all types of waste including inert, liquid, hazardous soils, asbestos containing materials and many more.
With an extensive modern fleet of plant and equipment of all sizes including 100 tonne excavators with specialised attachments, a fleet of dump trucks, traxcavators, rollers and items of machinery such as screens, crushers and dust suppression equipment, we are proud to declare that we have a recycling rate of 97%, as we work sustainably to process and recycle all brick, concrete and mixed soils to re-use on the project.
Here at Thompsons, we undertake every aspect of Earthworks. From initial site surveys, compliance with environmental legislation, right through to developing engineered platforms and discharging the required planning conditions. We cover the whole spectrum of Earthworks packages including bulk excavation, cut and fill, aggregate supply, muckaway and site preparation.
With 70+ years of experience, we have a management solution to handle every waste stream for your project. With a 90+ strong HGV tipper fleet, we are one of the most complete Earthworks and site preparation teams in the country.
Why Choose Us?
When you are about to undergo a huge development or construction process, the less stress and hassle, the better, right? When you work with Thompsons Of Prudhoe, you are guaranteed an all-round partnership where we can work on multiple different stages of the process with you.
Some of our work has been carried out on sites including Nuclear Licensed Sites, Chemical Plants, Pharmaceutical Plants, Gas Holders, Oil & Gas Refineries and Offshore Structures to name a few, where we have worked with some of the biggest and well-known businesses such as Sir Robert McAlpine, Engie, Gardiner & Theobald, Bowmer & Kirkland, Kier, INEOS, Spirit Energy and many, many more.
If you have a project development that you would like to discuss with our team, please do not hesitate to get in touch by giving us a call on +44(0)1661 832 422 or email us at email@example.com.