Comprehensive Fuel Tank Decommissioning and Removal Services in the South East

At 1st Industrial and Commercial Services, we specialise in the professional decommissioning and removal of large fuel tanks for a diverse range of clients, including hospitals, schools, factories, and more. With over 35 years of experience, our team is equipped to handle fuel tanks of any size – from the smaller 1,000-litre domestic plastic tanks to extensive 2 million litre tank farms.

Why Choose Us for your tank removal?

  • Bespoke Solutions: Every fuel tank presents its own set of challenges. We provide tailored decommissioning and removal services designed to meet the specific needs of each project.
  • Experienced Professionals: Our team brings decades of expertise to every job, ensuring efficient, safe, and environmentally responsible fuel tank removal.
  • Safety and Compliance: Key considerations in our operations include environmental impact, waste reduction, safety, and adherence to all necessary certifications and accreditations.
  • Advanced Techniques and Equipment: We employ a variety of methods for tank removal, including Hiab or crane lifts, hot and cold cutting techniques, and more, to offer the most cost-effective and safe solution.

Our Process

  1. Initial Consultation: Each project begins with a comprehensive site assessment to understand your specific needs and the challenges presented by your fuel tank.
  2. Tailored Methodology: Based on the assessment, we propose a custom decommissioning and removal plan, utilising the most appropriate techniques and equipment.
  3. Execution: Our skilled team carries out the plan with meticulous attention to safety, efficiency, and minimal environmental impact.
  4. Completion and Cleanup: After the removal, we ensure the site is clean and ready for its next use, providing all necessary documentation for your records.

Detailed Services Overview

Larger Projects and Tank Farms

For extensive tank farms or larger decommissioning projects, our team offers end-to-end support. From the initial site assessment to recommending and supplying the required machinery and support, we ensure your project is completed efficiently and successfully.


Q: How long does tank decommissioning take?
A: The duration varies based on the size of the tank and the complexity of the site. Our initial assessment provides a more accurate timeline.

Q: Is the process environmentally friendly?
A: Absolutely. We prioritise methods that reduce waste and minimise environmental impact, adhering to strict environmental regulations.

Q: What certifications do you hold?
A: Our team is fully certified and accredited for all aspects of fuel tank decommissioning and removal, ensuring compliance with industry standards.

Contact Us

Ready to discuss your fuel tank decommissioning and removal needs? Contact us today via our online form, call us at 01634 256677, or email . Let’s make your space safer and ready for the future.

Get your FREE site survey

We are offering a FREE survey that includes fuel sampling, tank inspection and an advisory report to ensure that you can continue to operate your power generation in the future confidently. Simply fill in your details below and one of our team will be in touch to arrange your survey.

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