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Beech Group

The Beech Group has huge experience in the field of demolition and associated services.

The management at Beech Group are very highly trained, experienced and extremely knowledgeable. The founder John Beech was president of the NFDC and his son Chris MD from 1991 to 2009. Chris still works as a consultant to the business.

Contracts director, Arthur Marley has been in the business for over 30 years. A large number of our operatives have over 10 years experience and our operational staff turnover is zero.

The Beech Group can tackle any demolition project, large or small, with the main emphasis starting with safety. We then deliver the project to the client on time, on budget. We don’t cut corners and we don’t come up with unexpected extras.

  • Large Scale Demolition & Dismantling Refineries to Tower Blocks 
  • Petrochemical & Nuclear Experience 
  • Public & Private Sector Projects
  • Hazardous & Permit Controlled Environments 
  • No Contract Insurmountable 
  • Glowing Praise from Blue Chip Directors 
  • Earthworks & Licenced Asbestos Removal 
  • Geo-Technical Expertise 
  • Over 43 years as NFDC Members 
  • NFDC Members & CHAS, ARCA, ISO 9001 
  • An Enviable 51 years Safety Record Beech Limited


Beech Group
Dock Road North
CH62 4TQ

T: 0151 645 7571 (Manchester: 0161 775 8943)


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