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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. We assist clients by providing bespoke solutions to any potential 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.
Our team has provided UXO advice and services to some of the UK’s most iconic construction projects including the O2, Wembley Stadium, HS2 and Thames Tideway. We’re here to help!
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Risk Assessment, Mitigation, Detection, Clearance, Consulting, Emergency Response and more - Onshore, Offshore and Overseas.
Over 50 ex-military operatives and 40 support staff. 2,400+ projects completed. Thousands of unexploded devices cleared.
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