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Offering a comprehensive range of specialist asbestos removal and management services in line with national health and safety standards and regulations.

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Licensed Asbestos Removal

Asbestos removal can be dangerous and requires a specific skill set to carry out the job safely and effectively.

Licensed asbestos removal jobs are high-risk and often involve processes such as removing roofing and insulation. During these removals, it’s difficult to maintain a safe level of fibres that is below the control limit and therefore requires a team who are experienced in working with asbestos for extended periods of time.

Our licensed staff have in-depth knowledge of asbestos regulations and notify the HSE in order to carry out safe and reliable asbestos removal. Our expertise in removal management allows us to deliver these services efficiently and to a high standard, taking care of any asbestos hazards in your building.

Non-licensed asbestos removal

Non-licensed Asbestos Removal

Non-licensed asbestos removal jobs are lower risk and allow contractors to work without a license on specific removals.

The licensing of asbestos removal depends on the level of risk attached to the job, and in some cases, where risk is minimal, contractors can work on removal without a license. This type of work involves lower exposure to fibres for shorter periods of time during non-continuous maintenance tasks, such as removing asbestos cement, vinyl flooring, or textured coatings.

Although these removal jobs don’t require contractors to hold a license, they still require professional training to ensure the asbestos is removed with minimum disturbance. Our team of experts are experienced in safely detecting and removing any traces of asbestos in order to protect the people in your building from direct or indirect contact with the potentially harmful substance.

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Abatement & Encapsulation Work

Although effective, in some cases asbestos removal isn’t always the safest or most appropriate course of action.

The abatement process allows us to identify and understand the level of risk presented by a specific area, product, or material containing asbestos and make a decision on how best to handle it.

Depending on the risk posed by an asbestos-containing material, encapsulation can often be a more efficient and effective way to protect people from the dangers of asbestos. Our team visit your building to provide encapsulating services using materials such as rigid boards and sheets, spray coatings, or fabric wraps to prevent fibres from escaping and harming those on your property.

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Waste Collection & Disposal Service

Once the removal of asbestos is complete it is important that waste is correctly disposed of to eliminate further risk.

Henderson Environmental’s premises are a licensed waste transfer station allowing us to appropriately dispose of any asbestos materials in a safe manner. All asbestos waste is hazardous and this includes contaminated building materials, tools, and PPE that cannot be decontaminated after use.

Our waste collection and disposal service takes care of all hazardous waste left as a result of a removal job and ensures that any remaining asbestos-contaminated materials are removed from your building.

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"Outstanding Service"

From the enquiry to the completion of the work, the service is outstanding. All members of staff who attended the site are professional, very polite, did their work and when I asked to do any extra work, it was not a problem, they just did it.

Lena Jopling, Hutchinson Environmental Solutions, Northumberland

"Friendly and Polite"

Hendersons stripped the asbestos ceiling panels from our garage and removed the panels from site. I was very happy with the professional and efficient way in which the work was carried out. The team were very friendly and polite and they left the garage and surrounding area clean and tidy. The work area was tested by an independent company and found to be clean and free of asbestos fibres.

John Knowles, County Durham

"Completed on Time"

All the work was completed on time and to our expectations The staff were very pleasant and checked regularly that we were happy with the progress.

Tony Turnbull, Tynemouth

"Professional Approach "

We were delighted by the professional approach and customer service that Henderson provided. From the onset, they demonstrated a highly structured and well-planned approach. This was also seen in how they approached the work on-site, as staff were professional, and friendly but also very concerned to do the right job. An excellent service at a reasonable price.

Peter Upton, Hexham

"Expert Knowledge"

I received excellent service from everyone at Henderson as all team members are friendly, helpful, and professional. I would recommend Henderson Environmental to anyone with an asbestos issue and on the strength of the great job that they did, if I ever need soundproofing I would go straight to them.

G Parker, Newcastle Upon Tyne

"Clean and Efficient Job"

Ian and his team provided us with an excellent service at a competitive price compared to others. The team were fantastic, arriving on time and working continuously to get the job done. Once completed they showed me the area they had cleared and it had been done to a very high standard, all materials were taken away and the area was thoroughly cleaned. I would highly recommend to all.

Sam Benfield, Newcastle Upon Tyne

"Stress-Free Removal "

When I was first told I had asbestos I was concerned mostly about what it meant to remove it and how destructive the process would be. I needn’t have worried as the team were in and out really quickly, working professionally, and that took all of the stress out of the situation. Thanks for a fantastic job guys!

Adrian Young, Whitley Bay

"Limited Disturbance"

We owe a huge thanks to Ian and the team for making the asbestos removal go so easily and to plan. The impact to tenants has been as minimal as possible and the asbestos skip was removed immediately. The job couldn’t have gone better and we look forward to working with you again in the future.

Neil Joslin, The Gateshead Housing Company

"Efficient and On-Time"

I needed a job done quickly and the team came out to give me a quote the following day ad provided the estimate a day later. The work was completed within the estimated time frame and given that it involved removing a ceiling and taking the wall back to brick, we expected a mess but all of the waste was removed and not even a spec of dust was left behind. It’s rare these days to find a company that surpasses expectations and these guys do just that.

Christina Porter, Whickham, Newcastle Upon Tyne

"Safe and Collaborative Team"

The Henderson team were very easy to talk to and it was simple to schedule the removal to suit our calendar. The team on-site worked with our roofers to make sure the building was watertight by the end of the day. All in all Ian and the company were great to work with.

Hamilton Building and Joinery Services

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