Asbestos Testing with Interserve – A Case Study

Below you will find details of joint project around delivering asbestos testing for Interserve and the governments Priority School Building Programme.

Case Study - Interserve

Interserve is one of the world’s foremost support services and construction companies. Interserve’s vision is to redefine the future for people and places.
The Interserve business is successful and growing which trades internationally offering advice, design, construction, equipment, facilities management and frontline public services.
Their main headquarters is in the UK and is FTSE listed. Their gross revenues are £3.6 billion and they have a workforce of circa 80,000 people worldwide.


Interserve JV Schools Project

Interserve have been instrumental in a joint venture to build seven new schools as part of the governments Priority School Building Programme. The project was to be undertaken to design and build seven secondary schools across Hertfordshire, Luton and Reading. A major part of the project has been to demolish the former school buildings once the new schools were constructed and in use.

Full Provision of Testing Services

Acorn have been involved with various of the school projects by providing full time on site testing. Whilst on site the Acorn team have been undertaking background, leakage, personal air monitoring and have also provided certificates of reoccupation for the project.


Since working with Acorn they have exceeded the council’s expectations with their high standards and innovative working methods.
Case Study - Interserve
– Fiona Price (Asbestos Officer)