The last meeting was 8th October


The subject for the meeting was Demolition

Many thanks to both Wayne Bagnall and Martin O’Donnell for taking the time to attend the group.

“Demolition update” with Wayne Bagnall

Wayne gave a very informative presentation which included an explanation regarding the use of Asbestos contained within concrete spacer blocks used in construction, potentially up to the late 1980s and the implications of recycled concrete for reuse from the same period.

For members that require Training, Wayne provides advice & training (web site link)

The supporting presentation was by Martin O’Donnell from the National Federation of Demolition Contractors again another informative explanation of the NFDC and its work to improve standards in the Demolition industry


Please note new start times

Tea and coffee is available from 1.30 pm in the lobby with the meeting start time of at 1.45 pm


The last meeting was 10th September

The last meeting was on the 10th of September

A big thanks to Sarah Jardine, HSE Head of Operations for the Midlands and North West Construction Division.

Sarah lead the group discussion “What’s Safety All About?”  (Is it to demonstrate that safety is just informed common sense?). A lively presentation and discussion took place.

Presentation to Cheshire Safety Group – Sept 2018 (003)

Thanks to all that attended

The next meeting is 8th October 2018

  • Demolition, back to basics with Wayne Bagnall
  • Supporting topic, NFDC

Please note new start timesTea and Coffee are available in the lobby from 1.30pm, the meeting starts at 1.45pm.



The last Meeting was 14th May

Meeting started 2.15pm

Thanks to all who attended

Agenda for the meeting included

The group acknowledging the contribution of a member John Evans who is retiring after 64 years work. John has supported the group for decades and held several posts including Chair on several occasions.

All at the group wished him well, John was presented with a give by the current Chair Karl Tindale as a token of the groups appreciation of his contribution over the years

2018 14th May Gen AGM Minutes

Thanks to David Cole from Sandfield Penstock  Solutions will discussed Containment systems for the prevention of pollution 2014 and CIRIA 736.

Thanks to Ian Crow for discussing HSE priorities what are you doing with regards to health and well-being in the workplace?

Thanks to Graham O’Neill for informing the group of the working parties set up for the HSE National Construction Division Welfare project,

Graham O’Neill provided an introduction on the work being carried out in preparation for new guidance being developed.


The last meeting was on the 9th April

Topic for the meeting was Environmental issues

The first part of the meeting was used to discuss how members deal with Environmental issues i.e. Spills, Pollution response, silt management etc.

The second part of the meeting was a demonstration of products from Green Rhino who are designers and manufacturers of pollution prevention products, the Green Rhino range of products are designed to offer a dynamic approach to pollution control.  These are used by major contractors, Utility Companies, Highways projects, Rail projects and house builders around the UK.

greenrhino-logo The local distributor; Cusack P F Tool Supplies Ltd will be on hand to advise on supply and availability of the products.

The third part of the meeting was to discuss the solutions available and potential relevant application in member companies.

Big thanks to Adam Leyton from Green Rhino for his demonstration and information as part of a interactive meeting with the members. If you wish to contact him further information email;