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Franks Portlock is a leading environmental consultancy offering a range of asbestos and water hygiene management and consultancy services.


Asbestos Services

Drawing on more than a decade of experience, Franks Portlock offers a comprehensive range of asbestos services, including consultancy, inspection, testing and management. We combine extensive industry experience with proven consultancy expertise and a personal, friendly and flexible service to ensure that our clients are protected from the risks of damaged asbestos.

We will support you throughout the whole asbestos management process, finding the most effective solution and ensuring safety is of paramount importance.

Our range of asbestos services include:

We are an accredited testing and inspection body and hold ISO/ IEC 17025 and 17020 accreditations for asbestos surveying, sampling, bulk sampling analyses, air sampling/ fibre counting and four stage clearance testing.

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Water Hygiene Services

As a leading environmental management consultancy, we offer a range of water hygiene services to help you manage the risks associated with Legionella. Our quality systems ensure that documentation is accurate and punctual and our team of experts are available to support you 365 days a year, 24 hours a day – providing a flexible service to meet the requirements of your business.

Our water hygiene services include:

  • Water hygiene management and advice
  • Legionella risk assessment and control measures
  • Hot and cold water monitoring and inspection
  • Cleaning and disinfection services
  • Training (individual and group)
  • Installation, refurbishment, servicing, design and supply of plant and equipment
  • We offer our services to a wide range of organisations across different sectors and we can tailor our services to meet your specific needs – whether you are a large organisation with multiple sites, or you are operating smaller buildings or facilities.

Franks Portlock is registered with the Legionella Control Association (LCA). We are regularly audited and assessed by them for compliance with their Code of Conduct for Service Providers and the Service Standards for the Legionella control services for which we are registered, which you can view here. Our membership in the LCA and our compliance with the Code and Service Standards means that we are well-placed to assist our clients in controlling the Legionella risk associated with their water systems. View our LCA registration profile here.

Our Approach

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We act in an ethical and responsible way with regard to our work, the environment, and our people. Find out more about our Corporate Social Responsibility work here.

We have held an environmental management system certified to BS EN 14001 through the British Assessment Bureau since 2014 and in that time, we have seen a significant reduction in CO2 and waste and are committed to continually improving this. We also have a certified management system complying with ISO 45001 for occupational health and safety.

We pride ourselves on the capabilities and expertise of our award-winning and industry-accredited team and the professional, personal and flexible service they provide our clients.

A selection of our accreditations, certifications, registrations and memberships:

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We are UKAS accredited for asbestos testing and inspection services. Certified by the British Assessment Bureau for Environmental and Health and Safety quality systems. We’re also registered with the LCA and for a wide range of water hygiene services. Asbestos awareness training is certified though UKATA. Franks Portlock are also members of ATaC and NORAC; two trade bodies within the asbestos consultancy profession.