Global wins London housing contract

London-based asbestos consultancy, Global Environmental, has been appointed  to carry out a programme of surveys for the Breyer Group to support its ‘Decent Homes’ refurbishment scheme of social housing in the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham. Read on…

How to save a fortune on asbestos management

10 quick tips to help Quantity Surveyors reduce costs on surveying, air testing and removals

Clifford Devlin and Asbestos consultancy Global Environmental have published a booklet entitled “How to save a small fortune on asbestos management”. The document is aimed at quantity surveyors, estimators and cost consultants and contains 10 tips on how to reduce costs on asbestos surveying, air testing and removal. Read on…

10 tips delivered for CPD lunch

A training seminar set up on the back of  How to save a small fortune on asbestos management has been met with enthusiasm by Quantity Surveyors from some of the major firms of project managers and construction consultants in London and the South East this autumn. Read on…

Asbestos training for healthcare sector

A new training seminar which has been devised to tackle the specific issues and challenges for those managing asbestos in healthcare environments has proved useful to a number of Trusts in London and the South East. Read on…

Meet the team

Lia Kinchlea, Asbestos Administrator

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Better safe than sorry

An existing client with premises in Central London recently consulted Global Environmental regarding some bank vaults in the basement of the property which required an asbestos survey. Read on…

Restoration Comedy

Estimates for work to remove asbestos and outdated cabling at the Palace of Westminster, a 150-year-old Grade I listed building, give an extreme illustration of the complexities of managing asbestos in an occupied building. Read on…

New Commercial Property Client for Global

Global Environmental has completed two days of invasive and intensive surveys for their new client the State Bank of India following a competitive tender earlier in the year.  Introduction to the Bank came via David Macdonald, Director at Vivente Build which sources design and build contracting services for their clients. Read on…

Global makes perfect partner for social housing refurb scheme

Global Environmental have started work on a 12-month contract to provide asbestos surveys to support social housing refurbishments in Harlow. This follows a successful tender submitted earlier this year to partner with building contractor, Mulalley. Read on…

Specialist asbestos training

A bespoke seminar at LHC took on the challenges that occur when managing asbestos in social housing

Global Environmental teamed up with removals contractor Clifford Devlin on 19 March to deliver a bespoke seminar at LHC in Uxbridge on the specific issues and challenges that occur when managing asbestos during the maintenance and refurbishment of social housing.

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Focus on schools

Global Environmental has started 2015 with an asbestos management awareness campaign aimed at schools, reminding head teachers of their responsibilities when it comes to assessments and management plans for asbestos in their school buildings.

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Global enhances World Wide Web

A new content-rich website and twitter account have been launched by Global Environmental.  The new website www.globalenvironmental.co.uk offers the property and construction sectors information on compliance and sustainability in the built environment.

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Asbestos handbook for schools

Asbestos consultancy, Global Environmental, has published a handbook to assist schools in managing asbestos. The handy, 24-page A5 booklet is an ‘idiots guide-style’ which clarifies the responsibilities for managing asbestos in schools as well as a set-by-step guide on how to assess the risks and what to do if suspected asbestos is encountered. Written in plain English, the reference booklet explains:

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Global appoints new Operations Manager

Global Environmental has appointed Paul Phillips as the new Operations Manager.  Paul has been working in the asbestos sector since 2003 and has extensive experience and qualifications in all the disciplines involved in asbestos management for major blue-chip, retail and public sector clients.

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UKAS accreditation for asbestos inspection

Global Environmental has been awarded certification against ISO 17020, the standard of competence for inspection bodies by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The announcement follows a through independent audit of Global’s systems and capabilities by UKAS.
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