Your Independent Asbestos Consultancy

Managing every asbestos project efficiently, professionally, on time and on budget.

Acorn offers a comprehensive suite of asbestos consultancy services from asbestos air testing and asbestos surveys to removal management, and UKATA accredited training. We solve all your asbestos challenges swiftly to save you time, costs and stress.

Future-proof your business today, with innovative asbestos management, compliant to the most extensive of regulations.

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Let us know what asbestos support you need, and our expert team will promptly send you a free, no-fuss quote tailored to your requirements!

Welcome to Acorn Analytical Services

Home of The UK’S Only Fully Documented and Systemised Asbestos Management Process

Asbestos Surveys

Accredited Management, Refurbishment & Demolition

Asbestos Removal Management

Ensuring safety of your occupants during asbestos works

Asbestos Air Testing

Reassurance before, during & after asbestos disturbance

Asbestos 4 stage clearances

Independent certification for reoccupation

Asbestos Sample Testing

Get fast results for your suspected asbestos samples

Asbestos Awareness Training

UKATA Asbestos Awareness Training tailored to your needs

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About Acorn Analytical Services

Acorn is a firmly established asbestos consultancy and management experts, with over twenty years of professional experience. Our outstanding team are multi-disciplined, making Acorn uniquely positioned to offer the full spectrum of asbestos compliance services.

As a market leader in the innovation of effective and efficient asbestos management, our team works alongside businesses, authorities, schools and individuals to assure safe and secure premises free from the health risks of asbestos.

With our extensive asbestos consultancy capacity, the Acorn Analytical Services team conduct thorough asbestos surveys, definitive asbestos air testing and asbestos Stage 4 Clearances (Certificates for Reoccupation) across all business sectors.

Being wholly independent and with our testing laboratories allows us to leverage the fastest services, the highest quality testing and the scope to manage every project of every size.

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Your Professional Compliance Support

Asbestos causes severe health conditions. The safe and swift management of asbestos is essential to comply with legislation to protect the wellbeing of the teams, users and visitors to your premises. Acorn is here to ensure that your asbestos is dealt with in a streamlined way, and to ensure that you mitigate any risk associated with the presence of asbestos.

Your Full Asbestos Consultancy

Asbestos compliance procedures are an essential resource for all premises owners, and yet it can be challenging to ensure these are maintained to the highest standards and evolve with changing regulations. Acorn is here to help identify any gaps in your processes, through a process of conducting professional surveys, reviews and developing a bespoke asbestos management plan to protect your properties.

Your Access to Independent Expertise

As one of the few fully independent UKAS accredited asbestos consultancies, working with Acorn ensures that you have access to impartial advice, grounded in our commitment to best practice. Our team strategise and work alongside our clients to recommend the most suitable, cost-effective solutions and to achieve the best outcomes for every project.

hertfordshire county council

I have been most impressed with the quality of paperwork, general communication and the professionalism of Acorn all round.

Lucy Goldsmith (Asbestos Project Manager)

Northampton Borough Council

Since working with Acorn they have exceeded the council’s expectations with their high standards and innovative working methods.

Fiona Price (Asbestos Officer)

university of york

I have found the standard of their work to be exemplary, and we have had no issues that have not been resolved in a professional and timely manner. I have no hesitation in recommending them for all analytical and survey work.

Marc Newsome

environment agency

Acorn did a fantastic job. All 54 surveys and an additional 30 surveys were completed on time and within budget.

Simon Bligh (Project Manager)

University of leeds

We have found them to be knowledgeable, professional and reactive to the demands of working as a contractor on such a large and complex site.

Graham Fahy (Asbestos Manager)

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The entire hospital was surveyed in such a professional manner, there were no issues and the survey was completed within the programme.

Bola Oso (Capital and Estates PM)

amey

Extremely happy with the surveys and removals that was set up at very short notice during the summer and communication of the processes throughout.

Mike McManamon

engie

I rang the reception call centre and the engineer was on site within the hour carrying out a sample. The results were emailed the next morning. Great service.

Stuart Lambert

Asbestos Information, Help & Guidance

We share useful information, help and guidance for all aspects of asbestos. Promoting best practice and effective asbestos management.

Whether you’re a property manager, duty holder or business owner, our podcasts, books, videos and articles are an accessible way to learn how to ensure you, your business and your occupants are asbestos safe.

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The Asbestos Management Journey
Asbestos Surveying Companies and Removal Companies Under One Roof
Common Asbestos Products in Domestic Properties
Asbestos Management Surveys Podcast
Asbestos Management Surveys Podcast
Asbestos Refurbishment Surveys Demolition Surveys Podcast
Asbestos Refurbishment Surveys & Demolition Surveys Podcast
Asbestos Air Testing Podcast
Asbestos Air Testing Podcast

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Regulation 5
Regulation 5 – what you need to know
By Ian Stone | October 22, 2020

Regulation 5 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations relates to the identification of the presence of asbestos. Under regulation 5, it puts the responsibility on the employer to identify asbestos before any building or demolition works are carried out. It covers the non-domestic market and the domestic market. When we …

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Asbestos spray coatings and problems with its removal
By Neil Munro | October 15, 2020

In this blog, we’ll examine asbestos spray coatings and some of the problems you can face when it is being removed. Asbestos spray coatings were phased out in the mid-1970s, so it’s old now and deteriorating. They have a very high asbestos content. It was mixed with Portland cement binder, …

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How do you get the right asbestos contractor?
By Ian Stone | October 5, 2020

It is so important that you get competent asbestos contractors to carry out asbestos removal works. Asbestos Contractors fall into two categories: non-licensed and licensed. Licensed contractors receive a licence from the HSE to work with licensable asbestos materials. You need a licence if you are going to work on …

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Asbestos Reinspections
By Ian Stone | October 1, 2020

In this blog we will look at asbestos reinspections and how they differ from a survey. Usually, reinspections follow on from some sort of survey – you should have an existing asbestos register from a management survey or a refurbishment survey. Your existing asbestos information – outlining where the asbestos …

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Want to ensure your business is asbestos safe and compliant?

Take the first step and get the Acorn Asbestos Antidote©. Stage 1 is all about diagnosing your asbestos problems. Click the link for more information and to start your journey to full asbestos compliance.

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