Category: DDS Blog

Rays’ Razing for 40 Years including celebratory video

Both our Founder and current Managing Director have taken DDS Demolition through to our 40th anniversary in 2018 in spectacular style. Les Ray and Wesley Ray, Founder and Managing Director respectively, can look back and take stock of the last 40 years, appreciating the hard work it has taken to grow such a successful company.

Blog Post: The Complexity of Demolition

During 40 years razing structures, DDS has learnt that every demolition project is met with a variety of challenges. We are humble enough to accept the common misconception that demolition is easy and straightforward – however, the simple truth is this: To do it safely and correctly requires the utmost technical assessment – regardless of

Les and Will Carling

NFDC Annual Luncheon 2017

DDS Demolition would like to extend their thanks to the NFDC for hosting yet another enjoyable and successful NFDC Annual Luncheon on Friday 10 November at The Royal Horseguards Hotel, London. The lunch followed on from the Southern Counties and London Regional meeting which gave members the opportunity to discuss changes in the demolition industry. Each year,

Blog post: DDS Demolition on the Exhibition trail!

Only two weeks into the month and DDS Demolition are already two fantastic exhibitions down with one more to go. Firstly, we attended the Kent Construction Expo at Detling Showground in Kent. A brilliantly orchestrated exhibition, we enjoyed seeing some old faces and meeting new ones. We ran our traditional “business card in a bowl”

Blog Post: Addressing the stigma of Asbestos

Our in-house licensed asbestos removal specialists DDS Environmental recently posted a Blog to their website ( addressing the stigma and fear widely attributed to asbestos and how to deal with it. It is with this in mind – and without any hint of plagiarism – that DDS Demolition now share their hugely informative and reassuring

Blogpost and video: DDS Demolition and Marubeni-Komatsu Case Study

DDS Demolition invest heavily in our plant and as such appreciate the extraordinary level of service delivered from our suppliers. One of which being Marubeni-Komatsu from whom in 2017 we have purchased 3 machines already. Marubeni-Komatsu approached DDS Demolition with a request to make a “Customer Success” case study video and thanks to their superb

Blog Post: DDS Company Overview Video

They say a picture paints a thousand words – here’s hoping a demolition video paints even more! The newest video addition to our website will reside within the “About Us – Company Overview” page. Keep following the DDS Blog for the next “demolition inspired” instalment….

Blog Post: A Day In The Life of a Demolition Office Manager

Following nicely from our previous 2-part Client Guide Checklists, it seemed appropriate to focus our next “Day In The Life Blog” on the linchpin of all these necessary organisational tasks, our Demolition Office Manager, Karen Acott. Karen has been with DDS Demolition for 3 years, having previously worked in many other Construction environments. Beginning her

Blog Post: Client Guide Demolition Checklist, Edition 2

Blog Post: Client Guide Demolition Checklist Following on from our 1st edition Client Guide Demolition Checklist published last week, we now bring you the 2nd edition touching upon the Disconnection of Services. Once more, we have provided a brief snapshot of factors to consider when commencing your demolition project… ….So, I understand the CDM requirements, I have

Blog Post: Client Guide Demolition Checklist, Edition 1

DDS Demolition began our journey 40 years ago with domestic demolition such as hotels, houses, garages and pubs. Despite our growth, we still competitively and competently undertake these projects. Word of mouth travels far and we appreciate every recommendation that is passed our way. We value the notion that a prospective client can contact DDS