Asbestos Guides & Information

Find out more about asbestos related issues, tips and advice

How can you tell if there is asbestos in popcorn ceilings?

For much of the 20th century, ‘popcorn ceilings’ – ceilings that had an uneven texture, reminiscent of popcorn or cottage cheese – were ubiquitous in British homes. Such ceilings survive in many homes across the UK today, in such areas as entrance hallways and...

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Is There Asbestos on the London Underground?

Whenever there is talk of asbestos in London the London underground is always mentioned. Why is this? In this article we will look at the history of the London underground and why it has become so closely associated with asbestos. When and why was asbestos used in the...

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Asbestos in Schools: What You Need to Know

The subject of asbestos in schools is sadly not one that has ceased to be relevant, despite the importation, supply, and use of all types of this lethal material having been banned in the UK since 1999. This is because the material continues to exist in many schools...

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