Qube Environmental are ideally located to provide Asbestos Surveys Wolverhampton and the surrounding areas. We are able to offer customers based in the Wolverhampton area.
Free Walkthrough of your Premises to Help Assess your Requirements in Relation to an Asbestos Survey.
Impartial, Independent Asbestos Surveys carried out by our Qualified, Experienced team.
Competitive Pricing and Bundle Rates for clients with Multiple Sites.
Asbestos Awareness Training, either at one of our locations locally or within your own premises.
Asbestos has been a popular building material since the 1950s and was used extensively in the redevelopment of urban centres post war. It was used in approximately 4500 different building products.
Because asbestos is often mixed with another material, it’s hard to know if you’re working with it or not. But, if you work or live in a building built before the year 2000, it’s likely that some parts of the building will contain asbestos.
How does this effect you?
After the second world war ended there was a need to replace bombed housing, improve existing housing and rebuild commercial buildings. Across the country over 200,000 houses had been destroyed by bombing.
Contracts were signed in 1945 for over 250 houses to be built on the Willenhall Estate, and over 160 houses on the Bushbury Housing Estate the following year.
In June 1944 the Council produced its report which came up with a number of recommendations. These included the building of a central bus station, the removal to new sites of the wholesale and retail Markets, the building of a civic centre, a new central library and extensions to the Queen’s and Central shopping arcades.
An exhibition entitled ‘Wolverhampton of the Future’ opened at the Wulfrun Hall in Januray 1945. It showed the proposed developments in the town, including details of new housing schemes.
Though the town lost some architectural gems in the second half of the 20th century, such as the Central and Queen’s shopping arcades, the Central Library was not rebuilt and remains to this day one of the City’s major public buildings.
It is estimated that 75% of commercial buildings still contain some asbestos (Llewellyn, BRE, 1997) potentially leaving a huge legacy of asbestos related problems and the potential risk of asbestos related diseases.