BLS Asbestos have been removing asbestos containing materials around the West Midlands since 1999.

We specialise in large scale asbestos removal from industrial settings such as -

Some of the companies that we have removed asbestos for include - 

  • Royal Air Force
  • Sports Direct
  • Cemex
  • Morrisons

Read some of our case studies to see how we are able to remove asbestos from almost any sector or setting.

Get in contact with us now if you suspect you have asbestos containing materials in or around the property you own or manage.

Is it common for properties in the UK to contain asbestos?

The general rule of thumb is that if your property in West Bromwich was constructed or renovated before the year 2000 then you should assume that it may contain asbestos.

Asbestos was not fully banned from use in the UK until 1999 and was used for decades prior to then, so it still exists in many properties.

It was widely used because of its ability to resist heat, whilst having excellent insulation properties. 

Examples of where you may find it around your property (this list isn't extensive, but highlights where we commonly find asbestos containing materials when carrying out an asbestos survey) -  

  • Asbestos cement, which can be found on chimney flues, guttering, downpipes and panels
  • Pipe lagging and lagging on boilers
  • Loose fill insulation
  • Panels in fire doors and windows
  • Asbestos insulation board
  • Floor and ceiling tiles

As mentioned this isn't an extensive list. The HSE has a diagram which shows just how extensive asbestos containing materials were used around properties prior to 1999. 

What asbestos removal qualifications do we have?

We are registered for licensable asbestos removal work, which is the most dangerous type of asbestos removal work and should always be carried out by a registered company like ourselves.

We hold two main licenses -

  • A 3-year licence (expires 9 September 2025) granted by the Health and Safety Executive to work with asbestos insulation and asbestos insulation board for the purpose of removal (licence number 991904287).
  • A licence to transport hazardous waste, awarded by the Environment Agency, which allows us to safely transport and dispose of the asbestos once removed. Our Waste Carriers Registration Number is CBDU180277.

In addition to this, we have certificates of registration for ISO 45001, ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 management systems, which can all be downloaded.

Health and safety training is of paramount importance for any reputable asbestos removal company. Our memberships include - 

Get in contact with one of our team now through the form on this page, if you suspect you have asbestos in or around your property in West Bromwich and we can arrange for an asbestos survey to be completed before carrying out an asbestos removal job, around the needs of your business or project.

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"BLS Asbestos provide a professional and quality service enabling Hanover to deal with issues arising from the management of asbestos in compliance with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006."

Asbestos Removal from Social Housing for Hanover Housing

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