29 March 2022

Clifford Devlin Milestones
Clifford Devlin Milestones


1962       Clifford Devlin Transport Limited established

1965       Starts providing demolition services

1969       Peter Clifford takes overall control of the company

1970      Becomes corporate member of NFDC

1972       Moves base to Stepney (East London)

1984      Asbestos Division established (awarded 5-year Asbestos Removal license by HSE)

1986       Achieves full membership with ARCA

1989       Company moves base to a 2-acre site in Bow with newly built offices and workshop

1990       Our Asbestos Waste Transfer Station in Bow opens

1992       Clifford Construction Limited established

1994      Building Division established

1997       Registration to BS-EN (ISO) 9001

Company changes name to Clifford Devlin Limited

1998       Tim Clifford becomes Managing Director

1999       First £1m+ project (Mayfair Place)

2006      Tier-2 contractor status for 2012 Olympic project

2007      Registration to OHSAS 18001 (now ISO 45001)

2008      Registration to ISO 14001 achieved

2009       Registration to Building Confidence

2010       Founder Peter Clifford passes away

2018       Clifford Devlin gains place on demolition framework for HS2

2020       Clifford Devlin employee Ross Cressingham named Asbestos Operative of the Year by ARCA

2020       Company awarded Gold Medal by RoSPA for 5 consecutive gold awards for health & safety

2021       Clifford Devlin becomes an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT)

2021       Company moves to new purpose-built facility in Thurrock, Essex