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Cavendish Laboratories

Cavendish Labs

Cavendish Laboratories was established in 1995 to provide a service that is both professional and competent in the fields of asbestos and water testing, and has held UKAS accreditation for its testing services since its formation. UKAS accreditation is against the international standard ISO/IEC 17025, Laboratory Testing Accreditation Number 1643.

Founded on excellence, customers receive high quality, reliable results. The laboratories are accredited for a diverse range of tests, with the ability to provide analysis together with recommendations.

The organisation benefits from a permanent laboratory in Chelmsford, Essex within easy access of the M25 and M11 providing a convenient drop-off point for delivery of water and asbestos samples for testing.

The services available at the permanent laboratory are complimented by a fleet of UKAS accredited mobile laboratories ensuring that asbestos fibre counting can be carried out directly on any site, at any time of day or night, with immediate results and still provide service distinction.


Asbestos Surveying

We are pleased to announce that we are now in a position to carry out Asbestos Management and Refurbishment & Demolition Surveys to both domestic and industrial properties all carried out in accordance with HSG264 by our team of qualified surveyors. Samples will be returned and analysed in our own UKAS accredited laboratory facilities.

Please note: this is outside the scope of our UKAS accreditation

Cavendish Laboratories, microbiological testing, water testing, asbestos testing in Chelmsford, Essex, UK.

From property developers and contractors to local authorities, hospitals and schools, the laboratory has a diverse range of clients.

Providing sample testing, analysis and advice and site management, extensive experience in field and laboratory work makes it easy to boast excellence in a variety of environmental projects.