Sidney Hunt was a gentleman of the old school, recently he told me all about his early life in the services and about his memories of Cornwall where he served in the bomb disposal unit. He was an amazing, interesting man who lived his life to the full and was truly a wonderful person to be around. i will miss him greatly but am so glad that i had the privilage of knowing him and learning so m...
Sidney Hunt Snr was unquestionably the father of the UK demolition industry.
His dedication and commitment to the demolition industry - through his
involvement with the NFDC, IDE and NDTG - is unequalled. Even in later
years, when poor health reduced his ability to work, his commitment remained undiminished and he was always the first place I would turn for advice.
He was my inspirati...
I had my first topman assessment from Sid he had the nack of putting all around him at ease if it was not for him, I don't think I would have acheived the assessment, it will be a sadder place without him!
The passing of Sidney Hunt Snr marks the end of an era.
His influence within the National Federation of Demolition Contractors, Institute of Demolition Engineers and National Demolition Training Group is unsurpassed and his support of charitable works unparalleled.
My thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.