Asbestos Surveys & Testing in Berkshire
We provide the following services in Berkshire.
Asbestos Surveys Berkshire
Management Asbestos Surveys (Formerly Type 2 Surveys)
This type of asbestos survey inspection will assist property freeholders, leaseholders including individuals or companies buying or selling residential or commercial property. We undertake management asbestos surveys Reading, Newbury, Maidenhead & Slough, but also all rural areas within these catchments.
Refurbishment and Demolition Asbestos Surveys (Formerly Type 3 Surveys)
Prior to refurbishment or demolition an RD asbestos survey will be required in order to locate any asbestos materials which may be disturbed. All properties are included within this legal requirement. We carryout refurbishment and demolition asbestos surveys Reading, Newbury, Maidenhead & Slough, but also all rural areas within these catchments.
We have the ability to test any material for the presence of asbestos. If you own or occupy a residential, commercial or industrial property and require asbestos testing within the Reading, Newbury, Maidenhead & Slough areas please contact us for further information.
Lead Paint Surveys and Assessments
Properties prior to 1984 have the potential to contain lead based paints. There is currently no minimum safe level of lead in paint within the Lead regulations in the UK.
Anthrax and Horse Hair Surveys
Anthrax surveys and testing is a particular consideration to those involved in refurbishment and demolition or increasingly in insurance claims associated with fire or escapement of water. We are currently undertaking several dozen inspections for the presence of anthrax in period plaster within the Berkshire area.
VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) Testing
VOC’s refer to a group of chemicals associated with older building products, especially within older floor coverings and adhesives.
Older building materials from the 1960’s to the 1990’s may contain formaldehyde.
PCBs (Polychlorinated Biphenyls) Testing
PCB’s were particularly prevalent within products and equipment associated with the manufacturing industry.
Some of our Clients within Berkshire
Royal Ascot – https://www.ascot.co.uk
Taylor Wimpey – https://www.taylorwimpey.co.uk
Oracle – https://www.oracle.com/uk
Newbold College – https://www.newbold.ac.uk
Christopher Wren Ltd – https://christopherwren.ltd.uk
We undertake asbestos surveys as directed by UK legislation. We provide Management Asbestos Surveys & Refurbishment/Demolition Asbestos Surveys for all residential properties, commercial properties & industrial properties.
Lead Paint Surveys
Lead paint surveys & analysis are crucially important for those involved in refurbishment or renovation, particularly in period properties or listed buildings which have been neglected or have remained unchanged for some time.