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Industrial Plant Dismantling

Synergy Lifting provide a fully project managed industrial plant dismantling service. We are able to dismantle entire plants for relocation or disposal across a range of sectors.

About our industrial plant dismantling service

Our industrial plant dismantling division operate across the UK and into Europe. We carry out industrial plant dismantling projects across a range of sectors on both small and large scale projects. Our industrial plant dismantling team take on small projects such as removing individual items of equipment for relocation and large projects such as completely stripping down a redundant plant and disposing of all waste in an environmentally friendly manner. Our experience ranges from stripping out factories to dismantling redundant batching plants, petrochemical plants, tank farms, and more. Where required, our team are able to operate during shutdowns or during the night to minimise disruption on site as we operate a 24/7 365 service to tie in with our clients’ requirements.

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    What sort of industrial plant dismantling work do we undertake?

    At Synergy Lifting, we understand the unique challenges that come with industrial plant dismantling. Our proficiency encompasses a broad spectrum of scenarios, and we take pride in delivering holistic solutions. Here’s a synopsis of the types of machinery and equipment we excel at dismantling as part of our industrial plant dismantling services. Our skilled team ensures responsible and meticulous handling throughout every phase of the dismantling process.

    What sectors do we supply industrial plant dismantling to?

    Our industrial plant dismantling team are working in a range of sectors across the UK, find out what we can do for you.


    Synergy Lifting supply industrial plant dismantling services for construction firms across the UK. We have carried out turnkey dismantling projects for companies involved in the construction sector – for example, we carried out a full batching plant dismantling project for one of the UK’s leading concrete suppliers.

    HVAC Equipment

    Synergy Lifting work with both manufacturers and installers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning units. We offer a number of services including offloading, lifting, shifting, and positioning HVAC equipment. As a registered Upper Tier Waste Carrier, we are also able to remove and dispose of redundant HVAC equipment from site too.

    Networks and Telecommunications

    Synergy Lifting are able to offer a range of services including logistics, lifting and handling, storage, and traffic management for both the installation of new telecom equipment and the disposal of redundant telecom equipment. With nationwide coverage, we can act as a single point of contact for these services for network and telecommunication firms.

    Industrial Equipment

    Synergy Lifting can completely strip out factories with industrial machinery (such as presses, milling machines, lathes etc.) and equipment (such as conveyors, screens, towers etc.). We also offer a complete range of other services for both suppliers and installers of industrial machinery and equipment – from storage to transport, lifting, installing, and relocating.


    Synergy Lifting offer heavy machine moving services to companies in different stages of the supply chain for the automotive sector. Our team have assisted with repairs to machinery and equipment and also helped with the installation of new machinery into assembly line productions as well as completely stripping out and dismantling redundant automotive factories.


    Synergy Lifting are experienced providers of a range of services in the aerospace sector. For example, we have carried out the installation of overhead cranes and industrial scissor lifts at Airbus. We have also carried out dismantling works at British Aerospace and removed redundant equipment from manufacturing facilities in the aerospace sector.


    At Synergy Lifting we have worked on ports to provide on-board deliveries by crane and we have even worked to dismantle redundant dockside cranes. We also regularly lift different sized boats onto transport and cradles or into the water. With our usual special care taken, we recently lifted a ‘priceless’ 100 year old boat that had undergone restoration.


    Synergy Lifting regularly work in close proximity to rail lines and have worked with firms in the rail sector to assist with a wide range of equipment installation and heavy lifts. We have lifted engines out of locomotives for restoration purposes, disposed of redundant rail equipment, and we have lifted and assembled bridges on rail infrastructure projects.

    Electrical Power Generation

    Synergy Lifting have worked on electrical power generation sites including biomass power plants and energy-from-waste sites. Our work on these sites has included combinations of crane hire and contract lifting, specialist lift and shift operations for installation projects, and dismantling and packaging of redundant equipment.

    Wind Power and Renewable Energies

    From installing towers, turbines, and rotor blades on site to loading and transporting gear boxes. Synergy Lifting have provided crane hire and contract lift services to firms involved in different stages of the wind power and renewable energies supply chain – from manufacturers to end users. We are able to assist at different stages – from initial install to repair stages and final decommissioning.

    Food and Beverages

    Synergy Lifting have worked on a range of food and beverage sites across the UK including Greggs, Weetabix, McCain’s, PepsiCo, Hains Daniels, and more. Our work has involved stripping out and dismantling entire production lines as well as heavy machine movement for food and beverage equipment such as lifting and shifting ovens, coolers, and bottling machines into place.

    Paper and Packaging

    From print presses to labelling machines, our team have lifted heavy equipment through roof openings and factory entrances. From offloading to ingress and positioning, we are able to provide our client’s in the paper and packaging sector with a full package machine mover service by utilising a range of plant and machine moving equipment.

    Plastics and Metals

    Synergy Lifting have lifted and shifted plastic moulding machines into position and removed redundant equipment for disposal. Our heavy machine mover projects have also involved installing large overhead cranes for companies in the metal sector at their stock warehouse facilities. We offer a full package heavy machine movement service in the plastic and metals sectors.


    Our team have years of experience in installations for petrochemical producers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and chemical mixing plants involving radioactive material handling. We prioritise health and safety whilst carrying out a cost-effective and efficient heavy machine mover service for companies in the chemical sector.


    Our team have provided with full relocation services for companies in the scientific sector. We are experienced at moving everything from X-ray machines to MRI scanners and centrifuges. Our team are aware of the value and fragility of the equipment we move and extra care is always take to ensure our projects are carried out safely and efficiently for companies in the scientific sector.


    From brick factories to laundering facilities, from industrial rail manufacturers to restaurants… Synergy Lifting have worked across a multitude of sectors for client’s across the UK and even internationally. Our industrial plant dismantling team can offer a full package service from just one point of contact and can tackle any problem with a positive approach.

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      What is our industrial plant dismantling process?

      Synergy Lifting have a undertaken a portfolio of industrial plant dismantling projects across the UK. Our attention to health and safety is illustrated by our zero accident record and we provide thorough method statements and risk assessments for all our dismantling works. Synergy Lifting are able to provide a turnkey industrial plant dismantling package, utilising our own specialist plant and equipment to carry out the works on budget and on time.


      Site Visit

      The first step is for Synergy Lifting's industrial plant dismantling team to conduct a site audit to produce documentation for the following steps.



      Following our initial site visit, our team will produce a detailed quotation with an outline of our scope of works and timescales.


      Site Assessment

      Our team will undertake our full site assessment to establish HSE requirements and finalise our method for lifting operations, dismantling etc.


      Risk Assessment

      With safety being our priority in all of our operations, a site-specific risk assessment will be created to go alongside our method statement.


      Method Statement

      Our team will write up a site-specific method statement detailing our safe working procedures to carry out our operations.


      Highways and Councils

      Synergy Lifting will work with local councils to arrange any necessary permits or road closures if heavy/wide loads need transporting off site.


      Insurance Covers

      Synergy Lifting's full comprehensive insurance covers will be presented to the client for review before site operations commence.


      Project Management

      The dismantling work will be undertaken by Synergy Lifting’s qualified personnel utilising our specialist plant and equipment.


      Waste Disposal

      We will dispose of all waste materials in a safe and environmentally friendly manner with scrap value offset against the price of the work.

      Your industrial plant dismantling experts

      Synergy Lifting’s industrial plant dismantling team have experience working across a range of sectors throughout the UK and internationally. Some of our past and present industrial plant dismantling projects have included dismantling batching plants, industrial furnaces, bridges, cranes, and more. We have built our reputation as one of the UK’s leading industrial plant dismantling comapnies by offering a service that is not only built on our breadth of experience but also our ability to deliver projects safely and efficiently. To do this, we plan and execute projects which are carried out by our competent personnel with our specialist plant and equipment.

      Industrial Plant Dismantling Safety

      At Synergy Lifting, safety is the number one priority and this is especially important for our industrial plant dismantling projects. All of our plant dismantling projects are carried out under CDM regulations with a strict attention to detail. As with our other works, the initial step is for our team to devise a through method statement and risk assessment (RAMS) with a detailed outline of how the dismantling works will be carried out and a thorough investigation into potential risks. Our industrial plant dismantling team do not cut corners and we will often opt to use non-destructive dismantling techniques in order to maintain the structural integrity of plant during our operations.

      Industrial Plant Dismantling Capabilities

      Synergy Lifting can assist you whether you have an entire plant to relocate, a plant to dispose of, or just a single piece of machinery to move. Our industrial plant dismantling projects division work across the UK and our skilled, competent workforce have experience working in various sectors. We provide a safe dismantling project from start to finish and as registered waste carriers we can dispose of redundant equipment in an environmentally friendly manner. Our industrial plant dismantling team are capable and adept at dismantling plants with heavy equipment, working alongside our heavy lift division, as well as small plants with light machinery to shift.

      Industrial Plant Dismantling Cost

      All of our industrial plant dismantling projects are carefully costed based on the specifics of your site. Often, our team are able to give an indicative cost if you are only in the planning stages. Our industrial plant dismantling projects division take pride in being able to offer a full package service which helps reduce project costs, streamline project coordination, and give you peace of mind. We have our own specialist plant and equipment which allows us to take on difficult projects and keep costs low for our clients and we are able to use our experience to devise efficient working methods to reduce both timescales and costs whilst maintaining high levels of safety.