Asbestos can be found in any residential or domestic building built or refurbished before the year 2000. It is in many of the common materials used in the building trade that you may come across during your work.

asbestos removal residential property asbestos where it hides

  1. Asbestos cement water tank
  2. Pipe lagging
  3. Loose fill insulation
  4. Textured decorative coating eg artex
  5. AIB ceiling tiles
  6. AIB bath panel
  7. Toilet seat and cistern
  8. AIB behind fuse box
  9. AIB airing cupboard and/or sprayed insulation coating boiler
  10. AIB partition wall
  11. AIB interior window panel
  12. AIB around boiler
  13. Vinyl floor tiles
  14. AIB behind fire
  15. Gutters andAsbestos cement downpipes
  16. Soffits – AIB or asbestos cement
  17. AIB exterior window panel
  18. Asbestos cement roof
  19. Asbestos cement panels
  20. Roofing felt

(AIB = Asbestos Insulating Board)

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Asbestos can be found in any industrial or commercial building built or refurbished before the year 2000. It is in many of the common materials used in the building trade that you may come across during your work.

asbestos removal industrial property asbestos where it hides

  1. Sprayed coatings on ceilings, walls, beams and columns
  2. Asbestos cement water tank
  3. Loose fill insulation
  4. Lagging on boilers and pipes
  5. AIB ceiling tiles
  6. Toilet seat and cistern
  7. AIB partition walls
  8. AIB panels in fire doors
  9. Asbestos rope seals, gaskets and paper
  10. Vinyl floor tiles
  11. AIB around boilers
  12. Textiles eg fire blankets
  13. Textured decorating coatings on walls and ceilings eg artex
  14. Asbestos cement roof
  15. Asbestos cement panels
  16. Asbestos cement gutters and downpipes
  17. Soffits – AIB or asbestos cement
  18. Asbestos cement flue

 (AIB = Asbestos Insulating Board)

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Virtus Validations Single Kit Purchase

All orders for our bespoke Virtus Asbestos Self Sampling Kits are despatched within 24 hours. To purchase your kit, select the number of samples you want tested below, click the Buy Now button and complete the checkout process. All costs exclude VAT. You don't even need a PayPal account!

Results will be emailed to you within 24 hours of the sample(s) being recieved.

Kit Purchase (includes sample testing cost)

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Sample Testing Only Purchase (if you already have a kit)

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Samples should be sent to FTAO Lab Manager, Bradley Environmental Consultants Limited, 20 Stourbridge Road, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3US

What do you get in the Asbestos Self Sampling Kit?

  • Detailed, easy to follow step by step instructions
  • Disposable FFP3 fold flat face mask
  • Disposable coveralls
  • Pair of disposable gloves
  • Cleaning wipes to ensure tools are clean after sampling
  • Labelled grip lock polythene sample bags
  • Packaging to return sample(s) for analysis
  • Sample submission form
  • All UKAS asbestos testing laboratory fees are included in the price

How to use an Asbestos Self Sampling Kit ? 

We have created a step by step video guide on how to use our Asbestos Self Sampling Kits correctly. Click here to watch the video.

What samples can I take?

Your Asbestos Self Sampling Kit enables you to safely take a sample(s) from a material you suspect may contain asbestos including:

  • textured coatings (Artex)
  • corrugated cement roofs and asbestos sheets
  • walls and boards
  • thermoplastic floor tiles and their adhesive backings
  • wall boards and HVAC lining panels
  • soffit, fascia and rainwater goods
  • external cladding panels
  • boiler flues and water tanks
  • and window sills to name but a few...

Asbestos - where it hides

What does asbestos look like?

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As industry experts, Bradley Environmental Consultants can provide your Licensed Asbestos Removal Contractor Site Audits as and when you need them to help keep standards high, so supporting the business’s management systems.

The site audit will cover all aspects of licensed asbestos removal work. The audit is designed to highlight and reduce potential issues which may result in an uncontrolled exposure incident or enforcement by the appropriate statutory bodies such as; HSE or Local Authority.

Our team of expert site auditors are available to carry out asbestos removal site audits. These can be provided in addition to the two audits required under the Site Audit Accreditation Scheme provided by ARCA and to the same high standard, across the UK.

The information gathered during the site audit will be presented in an electronic report format and will detail any issues which require attention and where improvements can be made.

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Our new How to Use An Asbestos Self Sampling Kit video will show you how to use our Asbestos Self Sampling Kits.

The Asbestos Self Sampling Kit is being used by hundreds of customers every month. You can safely take a sample of a material that you suspect may contain asbestos and send it to one of our UKAS accredited laboratories for testing.

Click the video below to watch how to use our Asbestos Self Sampling Kits.

What do you get in the Asbestos Self Sampling Kit?                               

  • Detailed, easy to follow step by step instructions
  • Disposable FFP3 fold flat face mask
  • Disposable coveralls
  • Pair of disposable gloves
  • Cleaning wipes to ensure tools are clean after sampling
  • Labelled grip lock polythene sample bags
  • Packaging to return sample(s) for analysis
  • Sample submission form
  • All UKAS asbestos testing laboratory fees are included in the price*
What samples can I take?
 
Your Asbestos Self Sampling Kit enables you to safely take a sample(s) from a material you suspect may contain asbestos including:
  • Textured coatings (Artex)
  • Corrugated cement roofs and asbestos sheets
  • Walls and boards
  • Thermoplastic floor tiles and their adhesive backings
  • Wall boards and HVAC lining panels
  • Soffit, fascia and rainwater goods
  • External cladding panels
  • Boiler flues and water tanks, and window sills to name but a few...

 Click here to order you Asbestos Self Sampling Kits.

Need multiple kits?

For larger orders of these kits please call 0121 550 0224 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and take advantage of significanty savings on bulk orders.

Asbestos - where it hides

What do our customers say?

"Excellent product and very (very) easy to use. I had my results back the day after I sent the samples off to the lab" - Phil Newell - AMP Fire and Security

"I tried a kit to see what I would receive now all my 15 engineers have one each. Excellent service and a quality product" - John Bowd - IP Installation

"Does as is advertised, I took 3 samples, sent them off in the packaging provided, results came back the next day. Great stuff" - Homeowner, Halesowen

"Quality product, all packaging is provided, easy to follow instructions. Takes minutes" - Adam Farris - Building Surveyor

"Professional, helpful, speedy service. Wouldn't hesitate to use you again." - Chris Moore - panicked home owner.

"Thank you! Samples sent on Tuesday, report back Wednesday afternoon". - Mrs S Poole.

"First class service, easy to use and a really speedy response. Absolutely no hesitation in recommending this service." - Andrew, Stourbridge.

"Can you please thank Louise for me. She was very helpful and and left me feeling reassured" - Adam Wright, Coventry

 

Bradley Environmental is a respected provider of specialist advice on Asbestos. With over 25 years’ experience in the asbestos consultancy and removal industry, our experts are able to provide evidence in an extensive range of civil and criminal circumstances. Our particular strengths are in areas such as asbestos contamination, surveying standards, asbestos removal and asbestos legislation related issues.

Bradley Environmental’s staff undertaking expert witness duties are industry specialists. The service they provide to our clients and the duty they discharge to the court is based upon their specialist knowledge backed up by many years of industry experience.

Typical circumstances where we have provided expert witness services include:

  • Claim for costs in re-survey after initial surveys declared as inadequate
  • Claim for unnecessary and inflated remedial work after asbestos disturbance
  • Claim for loss of revenue because of inability to refurbish building after alleged inadequate asbestos abatement
  • Claim for alleged poor standard of asbestos removal leading to work needing to be repeated
  • Criminal defence against allegation of work contaminating a building

In many instances our experienced staff are not only required to provide expert evidence but also to undertake extensive on site investigations to either collect evidence in the first instance or to corroborate or refute evidence presented.

OK, I'm interested what do I do next?

If you believe your organisation needs a qualified Asbestos expert witness either to help as part of the investigation team or as an independent expert witness, please get in contact. Our friendly support team will ensure you speak to the right person privately and confidentially.

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Your Asbestos Self Sampling Kit will be despatched within 24 hours. All instructions along with the return address will be provided.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT THE CORRECT POSTAGE IS APPLIED TO THE RETURN PACKAGING.

What do you get in the Asbestos Self Sampling Kit?

  • Detailed, easy to follow step by step instructions
  • Disposable FFP3 fold flat face mask
  • Disposable coveralls
  • Pair of disposable gloves
  • Cleaning wipes to ensure tools are clean after sampling
  • Labelled grip lock polythene sample bags
  • Packaging to return sample(s) for analysis
  • Sample submission form
  • All UKAS asbestos testing laboratory fees are included in the price

Need to talk to us first?

Our laboratory staff will be pleased to discuss any questions with you regarding Asbestos Self Sampling Kits and Sample Testing. You can contact us via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Asbestos - where it hides

Thank you for your PayPal purchase. You have successfully purchased Asbestos Sample Testing.

Please note - this purchase does not include the Asbestos Self Sampling Kit. Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have purchased the wrong item.

Instructions to send suspected asbestos samples into us for analysis:

  • Select the number of samples you require testing
  • Dampen the sample area before disturbing it
  • Break off a 2 - 3 inch square sized piece
  • Double bag each sample in a clear polythene bag (grip lock) - Asbestos Self Sampling Kits are available
  • Clearly label each sample bag with your name, address and where the sample was taken from (ie kitchen artex ceiling)
  • Place all sample bags in a sturdy container or jiffy type bag
  • Place in a second envelope and clearly mark it with “FTAO The Laboratory Manager”
  • Send your samples to our nearest UKAS accredited asbestos testing laboratory
  • Repair and seal sample site with duct tape or sealant
  • PLEASE ENSURE YOU INCLUDE THE PAYPAL CONFIRMATION OR TRANSACTION NUMBER WHEN SENDING YOUR SAMPLES

Results will be available within 24 hours of receipt and analysis certificates will be emailed to you.

Click here to download a Bulk Sample Submission Form.

Choose from one of the following UKAS accredited asbestos testing laboratories:

  • West Yorkshire - FTAO The Laboratory Manager - Parkway House, Wakefield Road, Ossett, West Yorkshire, WF5 9JD
  • Midlands - FTAO The Laboratory Manager - 20 Stourbridge Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3US
  • North West - FTAO The Laboratory Manager - Constellation House, Lockeed Court, Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool, FY4 2RN
  • North Wales - FTAO The Laboratory Manager - 85A Bowen Court, St Asaph Business Park, St Asaph, Denbighshire, North Wales, LL17 0JE

Asbestos - where it hides

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Bradley Environmental Consultants are UKAS accredited to undertake asbestos surveys and inspections (ISO 17020) and asbestos testing and air monitoring (ISO 17025).

We have a team of highly trained and qualified asbestos surveyors and analysts who undertake regular work throughout the Manchester and wider Greater Manchester area including Salford, Stockport, Oldham, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton, Sale and Trafford.

Our asbestos management, refurbishment and demolition surveys are undertaken in line with HSE publication - HSG 264 The asbestos survey guide.

Our asbestos survey and analytical services include:

We also offer a range of Asbestos Re-inspection Services and Asbestos Removal Project Management services.

We undertake asbestos management, refurbishment and demolition asbestos surveys for a wide range of clients including local councils, housing associations, universities, academy schools and colleges, high street retailers, NHS trusts, demolition and construction companies and asbestos contractors.

Our Manchester based asbestos surveyors can also offer Asbestos Testing, Asbestos Fibre Air MonitoringManagement Plans and Asbestos Training including the popular Asbestos Awareness Training course.

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Bradley Environmental Consultants are UKAS accredited (ISO 17020) to undertake asbestos surveys, inspections and testing (ISO 17025).

We have a team of highly trained and qualified asbestos surveyors who undertake regular work throughout the Leeds and wider West Yorkshire area.

Our asbestos management, refurbishment and demolition surveys are undertaken in line with HSE publication - HSG 264 The asbestos survey guide.

Our asbestos survey and analytical services include:

We also offer a range of:

Asbestos Re-inspection Services and Asbestos Removal Project Management services.

We undertake asbestos management, refurbishment and demolition asbestos surveys for a wide range of clients including local government, housing associations, universities, schools and colleges, national retailers, NHS trusts, the hotel and leisure industry, demolition and construction companies, manufacturing, logistics and commercial businesses.

Our Leeds based asbestos surveyors can also offer Asbestos Testing, Asbestos Fibre Air Monitoring, Management Plans and Asbestos Training including the popular Asbestos Awareness Training course.

OK, I'm interested what do I do next?

For more information on the services we provide, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use the Contact Us box below.

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