Local Authorities

We have worked with a range of local authorities across Scotland and England to provide asbestos surveys and management.

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Local Authorities

Like private housing, it is often the case that local authority buildings may still contain lower risk materials such as textured coatings or vinyl floor tiles; or high risk materials such as asbestos cement and even insulating board. We offer a complete range of asbestos consultancy services to council tenanted buildings. We will liaise with the tenants and other contractors (for instance gas/heating engineers and electricians) when required to ensure that risk is kept to an absolute minimum.

We can deliver the full range of asbestos services including:

Read our case studies on our work on local authorities or contact us to find out more.

We help organisations across a range of sectors, from the marine and nuclear industries to healthcare, residential and retail – both on a regional and national level. And we work with organisations of many sizes, from those operating smaller buildings and facilities to those with multiple sites across the UK. Read our case studies below to find out more or click on the services above for further information on our full range of asbestos services.

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Proven Success
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We have been working with Fife Council since 2010 from our regional office in Rosyth. We now have a four year contract, primarily to carry out asbestos surveys in properties across the region and across Fife Council’s portfolio of properties.

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Proven Success
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Since 2008, Franks Portlock has been providing asbestos surveying, lab analysis, air testing, clearance certification and asbestos consultancy services at North Tyneside Council. This is provided through North Tyneside Council’s joint venture partnership with Kier Building Maintenance (Kier North Tyneside), which provides maintenance and repairs for North Tyneside’s social housing and public buildings.

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Bernard Interiors

During a recent review by our Health and Safety consultant, it was noted that a Legionella Risk Assessment was necessary for our studio. We contacted Franks Portlock who undertook a full review of the premises and provided us with a greater understanding of the UK regulations and requirements. Sean Green supplied us with a detailed Legionella risk assessment and offered pragmatic advice and guidance on the procedures required to remain compliant, the whole process was seamless from start to finish.. Sean attention to detail and dedication was faultless throughout the entire process and it was a pleasure to work with both him and the team.

The de Ferrers Trust

Six months ago, we instructed Sean and the team at Franks Portlock for their services in Water Hygiene and we have been blown away by the service he has provided us. We have a number of different schools on board with him that range from full water hygiene monthly management, to RA's and Annual services. When tendering we found that Frank's Portlocks cost were similar to what we were already paying, however the level of detail that the contract covers far outweighs any previous contract we've ever had. The Monthly meetings have made a massive difference in ensuring that faults and risk items are dealt with promptly and appropriately. As the person who oversees compliance across our trust, I no longer have to worry about the water hygiene compliance in our schools that use Franks Portlock.

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