Demolition specialist G. O'Brien & Sons hold one day sale of specialist demolition equipment on 22nd September in Wallsend

Euro Auctions have been instructed to host a one-day sale on behalf of G. O'Brien Ltd on the 22nd September at the G. O'Brien depot at the Wallsend Aggregate Centre, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear. Onsite 'pre-sale' viewings take place on the 20th & 21st September, when bidders will have the have the chance to inspect the equipment prior to the sale.

Matt Wood, Territory Manager for Euro Auctions explains the significance of this sale, "This sale will see a great collection of specialist demolition equipment and tools go under the hammer that are in good condition and have been well maintained. This will be of significant interest to the demolition and aggregate recycling industry, we are already experiencing high levels of registrations to bid from the home market as well as an international audience. This 'off-site' sale will be conducted as a live auction, as well as being run online enabling internet bidding."

In addition to the range of excavators, crushers and screeners, there is a good compliment of commercial vehicles, buckets and attachments, as well as other ancillary items associated with the demolition and recycling industry.

Along with a wide variety of other equipment, the auction will include:


2017 Hitachi ZX490 LCH-6

2016 Hitachi ZX490 LCH-6

2016 Hitachi ZX210LC-5B – multiple machines

2011 Hitachi ZX470LCH-3

2009 Hitachi ZX470LCH-3 inc 24-meter-high reach boom

2008 Hitachi ZX870LCH-3 inc 40-meter-high reach boom

2005 Brokk 40 Demolition Robot

2000 Brokk 150E Demolition Robot (x2)

Crushers & Screeners:

2015 McCloskey J40V2 Tracked Jaw Crusher, Mag Belt

2016 Terex Finlay 883 SPALEC Screener

Static Electric Crushing & Screening Plant

Powerscreen Chieftain Electric Screener

Powerscreen 725 Trommel Screener

2006 McCloskey 512 Static Trommel Screener

Powerscreen TITAN 516 Twin Axle 3 Way Split Screener

Static Trommel Screener

Powerscreen Chieftain 1400 Tracked 3 Way Split Screener


Includes a wide range of demolition attachments such as multiprocessors, hammers, shears, pulverizers and selector grabs to suit excavators from 20 – 80 ton. Premium brands including LaBounty, Allied and Genesis. 

Buying with Euro Auctions

Prospective bidders can view the complete inventory of equipment for sale online at

Buying at a Euro Auctions sale such as this is straightforward. All auctions are unreserved, meaning all lots are sold on the day to the highest bidder. There are no minimum bids; no reserve prices and no buy backs. Before the auction, you may sign up for a free account and start to save searches on the Euro Auctions website, add items to a watchlist and leave pre-bids. When you have found the item you want, you can bid in 3 ways: on-site on the day of the auction, online - using our secure bidding platform, or pre-bid - leave a bid in advance of the auction.

To obtain a bidding number for this auction, register online at or register 'on site' on the viewing or sale day.

Sale                    22nd September 2021

Viewing              20th & 21st September

Sale Site            G. O'Brien & Sons Ltd Wallsend Aggregate Centre, Stephenson Street, Willington Quay, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, NE28 6UE

To register       Call the Euro Auctions team to bid Euro Auctions HQ – Northern Ireland, UK:                         Tel: +44 (0) 2882 898262      

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About G. O'Brien & Sons

Established in 1973, O’Brien Demolition has developed a reputation both nationally, and internationally, for delivering outstanding levels of service and professionalism. This is echoed through all the services the business offers, bringing total support to international and local decommissioning and development projects.

Client partnerships from initial feasibility studies through to project completion ensures consistent excellence in communications, client satisfaction and expeditious but safe project completion.

O’Brien Demolition has been at the forefront of best practice because of extensive experience of industrial, commercial, offshore and chemical facility environments. These include asbestos removal, civil enabling work and full land remediation, safe recovery and resale of equipment by utilising their extensive network of worldwide buyers.

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