From 1952 to 2021 –  
what a transformation for Demolition! 
Kings Heath Demolition Ltd was started in 1952 by Jim Ferran, brothers and their father, it was a leading demolition specialist in Birmingham for many years. Jim (pictured) personally completed his two years within the Army and re-joined his family in 1954 in the family business. 
Jim speaks in detail of the works they completed across the West Midlands and explains how it was mostly done by hand. KHD had three yards where every possible item was taken back and recycled into the construction industry. 
Kings Heath Demolition Ltd came to life again in 2016 
After working over 20 years for one of the Largest Demolition Companies Paul Ferran decided to restart his Fathers business 
In February 2016 at Jim's 80th Birthday party, Kavan Ferran and Cerys Ferran ( Jim's Grandchildren) surpried him with the news that their Father (Paul) would soon be restarting Kings Heath Demolition with his business partner John Smith.  
Jim was more than happy with this and explains how he was excited to see the company pick up where it left off. KHD is now owned and run by Paul Ferran (Jim’s son) and John Smith with the support of their Senior Contracts Manager, Tony Nicholls. 
Jim recently visited the Murley base in Stourport to take delivery of three new additions to the growing fleet of Doosan machines. 
Jim has a great knowledge of the industry, he keeps up with all goings on and is more than happy to see the new smaller machines being delivered, all in preparation for many internal works coming through the door this year. 
Health & Safety 
All of our team are CSCS Carded and hold related site specific skill cards for work tasks. Specific task training is provided and regularly updated. 
All projects are managed by our experienced site foreman, with visiting support from our working directors who have the necessary qualifications and experience of a wide variety of demolition situations. 
We have our own Health & Safety company working with us constantly to insure we're up to date and compliant with all legislation. 
Environmentally Friendly 
The protection and management of our environment for the future is a key objective at Kings Heath Demolition. 
Works are carried out in line with our environmental policy, and in compliance with current legislation. 
Works are programmed to be carried out logically, to maximise recycling and reduce waste. 
We are also able to attend emergency demolition projects. 
Kings Heath Demolition makes  
Doosan its preferred brand 
Senior contracts manager Tony Nicholls says: “With the new Doosan DX17Z, DX27Z and DX63-3, we are adding mini-excavators to our fleet for the first time 
We hold CHAS Accreditation, Construction Line and Builders Profile (all of which are available to view). 
CHAS Accredited Contractor 
Constructionline Certified 
Builders Profile Compliant 


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