Using its extensive experience, AV Asbestos provides a professional value-for-money comprehensive asbestos management service, tackling all kinds and scales of asbestos contamination. Our range of services are given on the services page.

AV Asbestos undertakes work in the United Kingdom; where we have a comprehensive understanding of the working practices and regulations. However, we are happy to undertake specifically commissioned projects in other countries.

We are based near London in Reading, Berkshire, and have associated offices throughout the country. For our domestic clients we cover London, Berkshire, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Oxfordshire, Surrey, Sussex and Wiltshire.

We use English as our business language.

AV Asbestos Limited is a member of ACAD, the Asbestos Control and Abatement Division of the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA). ACAD promotes exacting standards in our industry and represents the industry to Government. Importantly, ACAD vets all the surveyors that apply for membership, and checks the validity of their documentation.

We offer various training courses, given in detail on the training page.

We are also a member of the Asbestos Surveyors Association (ASA). The ASA is a group of UK asbestos survey and control specialists. The ASA arranges free seminars about dealing with asbestos, and offers a national support network to its members.

AV Asbestos is a limited company and registered for VAT; its details are given on the legal page.

James Sykes – Managing Director of AV Asbestos Limited

Photograph of James SykesJames leads the company on a day-to-day basis, as well as 'keeping his hand in' by undertaking asbestos surveys.

An accomplished engineer, he has a wealth of project and general management experience.

James has played a leading role in developing AV Asbestos Locate (asbestos management software), by using his extensive surveying experience.

In addition, James lectures widely to promote asbestos awareness and an understanding of asbestos and the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012).

Highest standards

We work to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations and guidelines. AV Asbestos is a member of Asbestos Control and Abatement Division (ACAD) of the Thermal Insulation Contractors Association (TICA).

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