Santander Group plc is one of the UK's leading personal financial services companies and in 2011 awarded Environtec a framework position to deliver a range of asbestos consultancy services.


Project: Asbestos Management Framework

Client: Santander Group plc

Sector: Financial Services

Location: Southern England & Wales

Duration: 3 Years

Project Value: £350K


Santander has an extensive branch network, with over 24,000 employees and more than 1.6 million UK shareholders. Santander UK plc has deep British roots through the bringing together of the former Abbey, Alliance & Leicester and Bradford & Bingley businesses.

As a framework provider, Environtec were required to deliver a range of asbestos consultancy services to support branch network and property portfolio and assist the client with the consolidation of new assets following acquisition.

The contract also included supporting major refurbishment projects, to harmoniseSantander’s existing data and provide new information via a web based database as well as supporting with all other aspects of asbestos management including refurbishment surveys and air monitoring.

The client also required training, information and instruction on asbestos awareness.


This was a challenging project requiring us to access financial buildings with a high level of security and complete a wide range of surveys throughout the south of England and Wales within very strict deadlines.

Asbestos compliance solutions included:

1. To ensure a smooth delivery meticulous planning was undertaken with services managed and delivered from head office with support from regional surveying and supervising teams.

2. A dedicated data management team responsible for transferring asbestos information on to preferred asbestos management systemTo project manage and supervise asbestos removal projects at branch level.

3, The supply of tailored asbestos training to the facilities management team nationally.


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

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