Asbestos Products & Removal in Cambridge
We are licensed by the Health and Safety Executive for the removal of all types of asbestos-containing materials and registered with the Environment Agency for the transportation of hazardous waste. We are also an approved asbestos removal contractor for the University, Local Authority and Health Authority. We feel our working standards are paramount within the sphere of our work activities, to ensure our customers and our operatives are fully compliant with health and safety regulations and a safe working environment is maintained and appreciated. Our sensitive and hazardous work activities cover many different and sometimes complex asbestos situations. We have the expertise to deal with any asbestos-containing material and are keen to help you eliminate an asbestos problem in the most safe and cost effective manner.
Asbestos is naturally formed over millions of years. It is produced as fibres, with various mechanical properties. The main strength of asbestos is that it is very heat resistant and that it does not conduct electricity. Asbestos has been used for thousands of years, its usefulness being initially discovered by the Romans. In modern times it has been used in many situations, from World War 2 in defence material, to common day products like toasters and hair dryers. In fact virtually any product that is used involving heat or electricity, to some degree, uses asbestos. Not just being used in small or large appliances, it is also cultivated for use in residential and industrial properties. The use of asbestos has in fact declined dramatically since the mid 1970s when the potential dangers of this versatile substance became public knowledge, the use of blue (Crocidolite), brown (Amosite) and white (Chrysotile) are now all banned in this country.
Removal of all types of asbestos-containing materials ACM's, encapsulation (sealing/covering ACMs), environmental and industrial cleaning, asbestos waste collection and disposal, asbestos management and surveys, bulk sampling and laboratory analysis, reinstatement and thermal insulation.
Our work base covers all of the eastern region, but has no boundaries. Enquiries are welcome from any area of the country. Cambridge, Bedford, Colchester, Norwich, Ipswich, Peterborough and beyond.
I was very impressed at the speed with which Alliance responded to my enquiry and removed an asbestos tank from my property. They were slightly higher in cost than others but were well worth it as they went over and above by also removing wood shavings and plasterboard that had been used to insulate the tank. I have more asbestos in my home and won't hesitate to use them again.
Alison Danahay - 16/07/2014 | report this review
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