Asbestos Testing

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Asbestos Testing in Nottingham and Derby

If you are unsure as to whether a material contains asbestos, our fast, efficient and accurate sampling and analysis for asbestos service will soon have the results to hand. All results are UKAS accredited to give you peace of mind. Choose the best option to suit your needs.

We provide our asbestos removal and asbestos management services to a number of the local councils, housing associations, businesses and private customers within Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, including:

  • Alfreton
  • Ashbourne
  • Beeston
  • Belper
  • Bolsover
  • Bracebridge
  • Buxton
  • Chesterfield
  • Derby
  • Dronfield
  • Eastwood
  • Eckington
  • Hadfield
  • Ilkeston
  • Kilton
  • Kirkby-in-Ashfield
  • Long Eaton
  • Mansfield
  • Matlock
  • Netherfield
  • Nottingham
  • Ripley
  • Retford
  • Southwell
  • Stapleford
  • Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • Swadlincote
  • Warsop
  • Worksop



Our Testing Options

Onsite Expert Visit

Arrange an Expert Visit

Take advantage of one of our experts to come and take the sample for you with the added benefit of their expert advice.

Once the sample has been taken this will be submitted to our UKAS accredited laboratory, we could have the results back within a matter of hours if it is urgent and you use our express service

DIY Asbestos Sample Kit

Buy Testing Kit Now

This option is a cost effective way to find out whether your suspect material contains asbestos or not. Don't worry if you have never taken a sample before, as our easy to follow instructions and tutorial video will guide you through the step by step process

Prices start from as little as £37.50 and each kit includes everything you need to take the sample safely, return it to us and finally the issue of your sample result certificate.

Submit a Sample

Send a Sample Today

If you know how to take a sample and already have the protection to do so safely, submit the sample by post or deliver it to our office for prompt analysis.

If you need your sample result in a hurry, why not choose our express service.

Site Survey

Request a Survey Today

If you are looking for a more in depth asbestos management, pre-refurbishment or demolition survey, please do not hesitate to contact us as we can help you obtain highly competitive quotes in order for you to comply with current regulations.

Asbestos Management Survey

This is the cornerstone to your asbestos management plan. Its purpose is to locate, as far as reasonably practicable, the presence and extent of any suspect ACM's within a building which could be damaged or disturbed during normal occupancy, including foreseeable maintenance and installation, and to assess their condition.

Pre-refurbishment / Demolition Survey

This type of survey aims to find the asbestos behind surfaces which will be affected anyway during repairs, maintenance, alterations or demolition. Typically, the survey criteria involves intrusive, investigative and destructive means. The premise behind this type of survey is that the structure is either being demolished or is being significantly refurbished.

Air Testing

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We can help you with any air testing requirements that you may have by providing you with highly competitive quotes from our accredited UKAS accredited analytical partners.

The release of asbestos fibres in the air can be a major concern, whether it is by accident or carelessness. Few workplace events are as alarming. Fortunately, we are well positioned to be able to provide emergency response air testing with on-site analysis. This means minds can be quickly eased or prompt action to close down problems at the earliest opportunity.

Air monitoring is also used during our asbestos removal work to detect leaks from working enclosures and to reassure people living or working nearby that no risks are arising from working practices in operation.

After asbestos has been removed, repaired or environmentally cleaned, we recommend air monitoring in some cases, and it is mandatory in others.

We can therefore offer airborne fibre sampling in conjunction with our removal projects in the following areas:

  • Four-stage clearance monitoring
  • Reassurance monitoring and inspection
  • Background monitoring
  • Personal exposure monitoring
  • Leak (enclosure integrity check) monitoring

Case Studies


Suspect Material around the Boiler at a Domestic House in Bakewell

The problem:

The boiler was due to be serviced however a suspect material was identified in a poor condition directly adjacent to the boiler. The boiler could not be worked upon until the service team knew whether asbestos was present.

The solution:

We promptly visited site and a sample was taken for asbestos analysis. The sample proved to contain asbestos, repair work was swiftly undertaken the next day and the boiler was serviced.

Pre-Demolition Asbestos Survey to Factory in Derby

The problem:

The survey needed to be undertaken in a short space of time in order to demolish the building shortly after. The surveying company needed extra resource to ensure that the timescales were met.

The solution:

Our experienced operatives were present to undertake intrusive works, erect mini-enclosures, repair the damaged areas and clean the area, leaving the surveyors to continue with their task in hand.





Why Choose aib*

UKAS accredited laboratory

UKAS Accredited Laboratory

All samples are submitted to a UKAS accredited laboratory with an average 2-5 day turnaround for the result. If you need a quick turnaround then let us know and get your result within 24 hours

Central in the UK

Central in the UK

Our asbestos testing service is UK wide with collections being undertaken daily in Staffordshire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Birmingham, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, West Midlands, Merseyside and North Wales.

Competitive Rates

Competitive Rates

Our Testing Rates are always extremely competitive but never compromising on quality. From our budget DIY testing option to our comprehensive site survey, we are meet any of your testing requirements.