Asbestos was previously widespread in the marine industry – we can help organisations in this sector address the challenges this creates.

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Franks Portlock was responsible for the asbestos survey, clearance certification and air testing works during the largest marine vessel decommissioning project in the North East of England – proof of our expertise in this sector. The use of asbestos was previously widespread in the marine industry and Franks Portlock can help organisations in this sector address the challenges this creates, providing the full range of asbestos management, consultancy and testing services. We have a commitment to continually delivering a high quality service and are a UKAS accredited organisation, with an ISO14001 accredited environmental management system. Our project managers will work with you to ensure we find a solution that works best for your organisation. We adhere to safe working practices and our valued for our integrity.

We can deliver the full range of asbestos services including:

Read our case studies in the marine sector 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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Franks Portlock was commissioned by complex demolition specialists, ABLE UK, to survey four US vessels – USS Canisteo, USS Calossahatchee, USS Canopus and USS Compass Island – for asbestos over a period of five months.

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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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