Demolition in Northumberland

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Based in the North East of England R. Thornton & Co Ltd was established in 1957 and we operate from our offices based at Linton, five miles North of Morpeth near to the scenic Northumberland coastal area and a short distance from the main A1 motorway.

In 52 years, the company has developed into a leading demolition and earthworks contractor in the North East of England, carrying out many different sizes of contracts ranging in value from £1000 to over £1,800,000.

Earthworks and Plant Hire

We have a diverse client base, ranging from small to multinational companies along with governmental and local authorities. R. Thornton & Co Ltd provide an unrivalled performance in the demolition and earthwork industries in the North East and the delivery of our contracts are second to none in value with services and quality being our goal.

Skip Hire in North East England

For our clients' piece of mind all of our earthworks contracts are measured and validated using an LSS software package. We undertake extensive safety training programmes, which run under the direction of our health and safety specialist team to ensure that all operatives are trained to the highest standards available and are up to date with all legislation within the construction industry, as we believe safety in the working environment is paramount.

Contact Us

We cannot wait to hear from you, here at R. Thornton & Co Ltd. We have a brilliant reputation for providing a fantastic demolition, earthworks and skip hire service.

Call us on 01670 719 198 to speak to us directly.

Alternatively, you can send us a message to us via the contact us page. We look forward to hearing from you.

Company Details

NE61 5SD
Company No. 02745517

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