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Lead Paint Surveys and Testing

Historically paint has contained lead and the management of lead paint when working on building is important for those caryring out the work and occupiers to prevent contamination. Survey and testing can be an important part of health and safety requirements in managing such situations.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Lead Paint Surveys and Testing
Campbell Smith & Co Ltd
99 Fleet Road, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 3PJ
Tel 01252 618002 mob: 07772 322930
Email: enquiries@campbellsmithandco.co.uk
Website: www.campbellsmithandco.co.uk
Since 1873. Campbell Smith & Co have decorated, conserved and restored the finest interiors. Our craftspeople are highly skilled in historic decorative techniques and expert in the application of distempers, flat oil paints, lime wash, French polishing, gilding, stencilling, trompe l’oeil, marbling and graining. We undertake architectural paint research, materials analysis and provide consultancy on all aspects of historic decorative finishes. During the past 145 years, we have retained a comprehensive archive on over 12,000 projects which uniquely informs our work and is an invaluable resource for clients. Award-winning advice can be provided on colour and interior design.
Heritage Testing Limited
Unit 43, The Old Brickworks, Station Road, Plumpton Green, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 3DF
Tel 01273 891785 Fax 01273 256545
Email: enquiries@heritagetesting.co.uk
Website: www.heritagetesting.co.uk
Heritage Testing Ltd is a specialised consultancy and laboratory testing service in support of construction, conservation and remediation. The cases range from vernacular cottages to historic churches, castles and ruins, including Westminster Palace, Syon House and the Royal Pavilion. Services include structural materials analysis of lime mortar, render, plaster, wattle and daub, cob, as well as historic cements and concretes. Defects within concrete structures can be diagnosed, as a precursor to an effective repair solution, including corrosion of embedded reinforcement, depth of cover, carbonation, half cell potential, chloride ion and sulphate ingress and total alkalis.