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Asbestos Removal in Bristol & Across the UK

Shield are leading experts in the safe removal of asbestos, encapsulation and decontamination services with 40 years combined experience in the industry. Shield is licensed by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) with branches across the country.

HSE licensed asbestos removal

Founded in 1979, Shield now have over 12 operational branches, located across England and Wales that are qualified to offer specialist local services. We operate across a broad range of sectors including construction, retail, public health, local Government, education, housing associations, utilities and domestic. Read about our recent projects.

Our extensive expertise enables us to provide more tailored solutions and a comprehensive end-to-end management service across any project. We can work as either principle contractors or as a sub-contractor and we pride ourselves on working closely with our clients to ensure we achieve the desired result in the most efficient way. As licensed waste carriers, we can remove asbestos waste safely and securely from any site to our licensed waste transfer stations. Additionally, as licensed asbestos scaffolding providers, we are able to provide safe and secure scaffolding structures as required.

We hold a full three-year Health and Safety Executive (HSE) licence to undertake work with asbestos. We can provide a wide range of asbestos removal, encapsulation and decontamination services under this license, and we use the latest technologies, processes and equipment to do so. We carry out rigorous internal and external auditing of our asbestos operations on site, to ensure that all safety and quality control requirements are achieved. All our site employees receive full training in asbestos site work and removal techniques as well as medicals. Additionally, we have implemented a Safety First initiative throughout the company.

We are compliant with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and the HSE Approved Codes of Practice (ACoP) L143, and have dedicated policies and procedures to ensure a consistent level of service. Our Health & Safety and required accreditations are in line with industry standards and regulatory bodies, and we have achieved multiple Gold RoSPA awards.


Providing safe removal, remediation and disposal of asbestos waste to the highest industry standards.

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Waste Collection & Disposal

Certified waste carriers and licensed disposers of asbestos with our own transfer stations.

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Equipment Servicing & Testing

Testing and servicing of asbestos removal equipment including FaceFits and HEPA filtration systems.

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CAT A Asbestos Awareness Training and CAT B Non-Licensable Asbestos Training.

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Asbestos Removal Branches

Our Asbestos Removal Branches Are Located Across The UK.

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Asbestos accreditations

Cyber Essentials
Prosure 360
RoSPA Gold
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