Sanctuary is the UK’s leading provider of care, housing and community services and in 2010 awarded Environtec a 3 year contract to deliver asbestos consultancy services.


Project: Asbestos Consultancy Framework

Client: Sanctuary Group

Sector: Social Housing

Location: UK

Duration: 6 Years

Project Value: £850K


After a competitive tender process Environtec were awarded the contract to provide Sanctuary Group with full time asbestos consultancy support on national basis for a 3 year framework in 2010 and again in 2013.

The contract included for the delivery of asbestos management surveys for all non-domestic blocks in 2013 (c. 3500 blocks), survey data to be supplied in a compatible format to Keystone Asset Management System and delivery of monthly management reports


Effective and efficient implementation of the contract included detailed planning as this was a large scale project requiring 3,500 surveys throughout the UK to be completed within tight deadlines.

We delivered services by deploying a National Project Manager Team supported by regional office and laboratories and worked in close partnership with multiple local offices to arrange access into premises.

We put in operation an urgent investigation programme and survey of high risk materials previously identified at domestic units.

Data files were generated automatically from Environtec’s data collection software and supplied to Sanctuary for upload to Keystone Asset Management System.

Regular project review meetings were undertaken and issue of high level management reports enabling effective risk management.

Delivery of Resident Liaison Office Services to engage with residents throughout the contract offering advice, support and guidance.


Surveying, Inspection and Sampling
Laboratory Analysis
Airborne Fibre Monitoring
Project Management & Supervision
Asset Management Data Export
Compliance Auditing
Asbestos Telephone Helpdesk
BOHS Certified Training
UKATA Certified Training
Expert Witness Service


“We have a wide range of properties of which Environtec have surveyed, including care homes, sheltered accommodation and void properties. Environtec have carried all works out with a high level of professionalism and consideration for the impact on our tenants and their presence within our properties. They have also been very helpful in supplying the survey data in a useable format for our Asbestos Register.” Angela Greenfield, National Compliance Coordinator

For further information on our asbestos management consultancy services, or to find out more about our cross-sector experience, please contact us.