Asbestos Sample Testing with Nicholls Colton – A Case Study

Find out more about our asbestos sample testing project at the Nicholls Colton laboratory.

Case Study - Nicholls Colton

Nicholls Colton is a £6M turnover business which provides testing and engineering solutions for civil and environmental engineers, geologists, technicians and chemists. They work across many sectors of the industry: site investigations for Bridges, Buildings, Highways, Ground and Contaminated Land; Environmental Monitoring of construction projects; its own specialist Laboratory providing UKAS and MCERTS accredited tests; On-site testing for new and existing construction projects, and Waste classification and acceptance testing.


Repeat Business

At the Nicholls Colton laboratory, they undertake various types of sample analysis. To ensure the safety of their internal procedures Acorn have undertaken external audits of some of their processes as well as regular air monitoring within the laboratory. Acorn have been monitoring within their laboratory every month for over three years.

Working Together for The Clients Benefit

Acorn and Nichols Colton have previously worked in partnership using their respective fields of expertise. Acorn have provided asbestos consultancy to clients and have engaged with Nicholls Colton to provide testing of various materials including soils and chemical analysis.


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