80 years of demolition history

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In 1941, a band of demolition contractors were gathered at the request of the Prime Minister to clean up during the Blitz. Their work in war-torn Britain laid the foundations for what would become the world’s most influential and enduring demolition association.

Discover more about the 80-year history of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors, including the key milestones achieved for the benefit of the demolition industry.


Discover the leadership team, regional officers, Honorary Life Vice Presidents and headquarters team; all of whom contribute to the strategic agenda and efficient running of our operations.


We collaborate with a wide range of fellow demolition associations, related industry bodies, government departments and accreditation schemes.

We are also proud to partner with organisations who support our sustainability journey and provide workforce protection and benefits for demolition operatives.

Anyone who knows us will know we’re big on supporting charities. Find out which charities we’re currently supporting and see the impact of our members’ generosity.

Find out who we work with and what we achieve together.

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Learn about our strategic priorities, standards and training.


Search our library of publications, guidance, news and events.


Find out more about NFDC membership benefits.

We operate a transparent accounting system, should any member wish to view or require a copy of the NFDC Year-end accounts please email lesley@demolition-nfdc.com, who will be pleased to send them to you.