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Welcome to 1st Line Defence. We are the UK’s market leaders in the provision of unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk mitigation services, addressing and providing solutions to the risk posed across the UK and around the world from unexploded bombs and munitions related to current and former military land use and aerial bombing. In 2016 alone, 1st Line Defence we dealt with more than 7,000 unexploded devices. We know how to help.
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Risk Assessment, Mitigation, Detection, Clearance, Consulting, Emergency Response and more - Onshore, Offshore and Overseas.
Over 45 ex-military operatives and 30 support staff. 2,400+ projects completed. Thousands of unexploded devices cleared.
Five reasons contractors, developers, insurers, local authorities, government agencies and JVs choose us.
Fast, cost-effective Express Preliminary Risk Assessments within 24 hrs. Detailed risk assessments and consulting to mitigate risk.
From-surface and in-ground surveys for any UK land or shallow water site. Undertake a UXO survey prior to intrusive works.
Excavate and drill safely with an ex-military/reservist explosive ordnance disposal engineer on-site. Manage risk and Ordnance Disposal.
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