Swinton Asbestos Roof Removal
Asbestos Removal Manchester Ltd. is one of the leading experts in asbestos removal in Manchester. One of the most common services that we are requested to perform is the removal of roofs containing or made of asbestos. Working across Greater Manchester and Lancashire, our team of experts will be happy to come and take care of your asbestos roof removal requirements. Contact us today to request a custom quote and our technicians will walk you through our wide range of services.
Is there asbestos in your roof?
Asbestos has fantastic thermal qualities and it is fire-retardant. These are the qualities that made asbestos extensively used in insulation and roofing throughout the 20th-century. One of the most commonly used roofing products is cement sheets and you will find a large amount of asbestos in these sheets. The problem with these sheets occurs when they begin to deteriorate with age and turn brittle. As a result, it creates a much greater risk of the mineral fibres becoming loose, exposed and airborne. The type of asbestos that is generally used in cement roofing sheets is chrysotile or white asbestos and the removal of these sheets can be done without seeking permission from HSE or the local authority.
Even if the cement roofing sheets have not weathered, their constant exposure to elements like, UV rays, moisture, acid rain and frost enhance their risk of degradation. This leaves large areas of asbestos unprotected and if it is not removed properly, it can become a serious risk to your health. If you accidentally breathe the fibres, they will enter your lungs and can cause cancer.
Unfortunately, many commercial and residential buildings that were built before 1999 contain asbestos either within the cement or in the form of panels. As a layman, it will be impossible for you to tell whether your roof contains asbestos simply by observing your roof. Moreover, you are advised against disturbing the asbestos-containing materials without the presence of licensed professionals.
If you are planning to replace your roof, hire our asbestos surveyors and leverage our asbestos removal service. We will assess your roof to identify asbestos and accordingly craft a removal plan that will cause minimal inconvenience to you.
How do we work?
At Asbestos Removal Manchester Ltd., we specialise in roof removal and make sure that your building is safe and free of asbestos. The process of asbestos removal is fairly straightforward. Our team of experts dampen the asbestos panels and then carefully remove them as whole sheets. We double-wrap the corrugated sheets and seal them using heavy-gauge polythene covering before placing them into a hazardous waste skip. Our technicians are highly experienced and trained in all forms of asbestos roof removal.
Contact us, today!
Whether you have questions regarding our asbestos roof removal service or you want your roof to be removed as quickly as possible, call Asbestos Removal Manchester Ltd. Our friendly team will provide you with turnkey asbestos roof removal solutions at the best prices.
Swinton is a town within the City of Salford in Greater Manchester, England, southwest of the River Irwell, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) northwest of Salford and 4.2 miles (6.8 km) northwest of Manchester, adjoining the towns of Pendlebury and Clifton. In 2014, it had a population of 22,931.
Historically in Lancashire, for centuries Swinton was a small hamlet in the township of Worsley, parish of Eccles and hundred of Salfordshire. The name Swinton is derived from the Old English “Swynton” meaning “swine town”. In the High Middle Ages, Swinton was held by the religious orders of the Knights Hospitaller and Whalley Abbey. Farming was the main industry, with locals supplementing their incomes by hand-loom woollen weaving in the domestic system.
Collieries opened in the Industrial Revolution and Swinton became an important industrial area with coal providing the fuel for the cotton spinning and brickmaking industries. Bricks from Swinton were used for industrial projects including the Bridgewater Canal, which passes Swinton to the south. The adoption of the factory system facilitated a process of unplanned urbanisation in the area, and by the mid-19th century Swinton was an important mill town and coal mining district at a convergence of factories, brickworks and a newly constructed road and railway network.
Following the Local Government Act 1894, Swinton was united with neighbouring Pendlebury to become an urban district of Lancashire. Swinton and Pendlebury received a charter of incorporation in 1934, giving it honorific borough status. In the same year, the United Kingdom’s first purpose-built intercity highway—the major A580 road (East Lancashire Road), which terminates at Swinton and Pendlebury’s southern boundary—was officially opened by King George V. Swinton and Pendlebury became part of the City of Salford in 1974. Swinton has continued to grow as the seat of Salford City Council and as a commuter town, supported by its transport network and proximity to Manchester city centre.