You can download the asbestos advice leaflet for information about the safe removal, handling and disposal of asbestos cement materials.

Please email Environmental Health at [email protected] for more information.

Asbestos in the home

  • Asbestos is usually safe unless it's damaged or disturbed
  • paint indoor materials with an alkali resistant paint such as PVA emulsion
  • never sand, drill or saw asbestos materials
  • always seek advice before removing asbestos
  • only licensed contractors should attempt to remove asbestos lagging, spray coatings or large areas of insulation board
  • unfortunately, there are currently no grants available for asbestos removal in Wirral