To safely decontaminate, demolish, clear and hard landscape the former Grays Carpet Factory which predominantly covered a 5 acre site off McCall’s Avenue in Ayr.

Internally the factory floors were heavily contaminated with asbestos which required immediate attention.

Location:  McCall’s Avenue, Ayr

Duration:  5 months


GCM deployed to site demolition operatives and machine operatives. Regular liaison meetings with local authorities and surrounding stakeholders were undertaken to ensure there was minimum impact on the local environment.  Full asbestos decontamination and removal throughout was followed by a low level demolition phase to enable our full high reaching demolition.

Services Provided:

  • Decontamination & Asbestos Removal
  • Low Level & Mechanical Demolition
  • Liaison with Highway Authorities
  • Liaison with Network Rail
  • Crushing, screening and site  grading


The project was completed on programme, within budget, without incident or injury and to the satisfaction of the HSE, Environment Agency and our client.

Processed From Site: 

  • Asbestos - 110 Tonnes
  • Steel - 200 Tonnes
  • Timber - 320 Tonnes 
  • Brickwork and Concrete, processed, crushed, spread and compacted - 12000 Tonnes