24 HOUR HELPLINE Hampshire 023 9223 0700 London 020 8531 4969 enq@amiante.co.uk

Asbestos Management Services

Providing Asbestos Solutions to Create a Safer Environment

24 HOUR HELPLINE Hampshire 023 9223 0700 London 020 8531 4969 Email: enq@amiante.co.uk

Heritage & Conservation Consultancy

Thursday, August 15th, 2019
Haslar Ward

Earlier in 2019, Amiante were contracted to advise on the risk management strategy for hazardous materials across a 25 hectare conservation site on the south coast near Portsmouth.  The site contained listed buildings dating back to the 1750s, and we collaborated with other specialist environmentalists to undertake a series of surveys of the site, as well as the removal of some high hazard asbestos elements under licence.  The site itself will take several years to bring back to its former glory, but we are proud of the part Amiante played in ensuring that modern remediation practices were able to be deployed with sympathy and care so as to ensure the continued integrity of the site.

Tension can arise between the conservation of buildings and that of the risk aspects of managing highly hazardous materials like asbestos. It often perceived that intervention to maintain a mitigated risk environment damages heritage values. There are two statutory elements at work here, and they do need to be considered in the round, and it should not be assumed that the natural heritage requirements will prevail over other compliance. Both requirements, culture and safety should be fully understood, and both aspects respected equally.  Collaboration and an understanding of all the risks are paramount.

Back to All Case Studies

Latest From Twitter

Amiante STR @AmianteSTR
@AmianteSTR are supporting @homestartbutser. Based in #Hampshire, Home-Start Butser plays a vital role supporting local families and young children at times of need and stress. Please help them match donations via the Christmas 2019 Big Give challenge at https://t.co/ijlpFp680n https://t.co/SgnTvxLxGT
h J R
Amiante STR @AmianteSTR
@AmianteSTR has available #asbestos compliance documentation available for clients to view and download for their records at this link here https://t.co/fCcJVX41WO #ISO9001 #ISO14001 #ISO45001 #Hampshire #Kent #London https://t.co/9CaPV4nlVW
h J R
Amiante STR @AmianteSTR
If you are going to be undertaking any work on your home this weekend, take care to understand if you might be working around #asbestos & what precautions you might require. This link takes you to HSEs asbestos guidance for the public. https://t.co/I7L2XnThgc https://t.co/5ylf5YJHIk
h J R