Specialist UXO Company

1st Line Defence are one of the sectors leading UXO risk mitigation companies offering services to the UK and internationally – on land and offshore.

We assist our clients by providing bespoke solutions to the risk posed from Unexploded Ordnance (UXO/UXB) and munitions buried in the ground and underwater – serving commercial, governmental and humanitarian organisations.

Whether you’re planning for a project in advance or need Emergency Response, we have the capacity and capabilities to get the job done – on time and on budget.

Why choose 1st Line Defence?

We have a wealth of experience in the sector and since the business started operations in 2012, we’ve completed 4,500+ projects and have detected more than 8,000 items of UXO/UXB.

1st Line Defence have worked with 3,000+ clients and employ over 50 professionally trained explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) specialists and operations personnel.

Last year we carried out 1,500+ UXO Risk Assessments, completed 13,000+ UXO Surveys and supported over 1,000 UXO investigations on average every month.

We have provided UXO Services to some of the UK’s most iconic construction projects including: the O2, Wembley Stadium, HS2 and Thames Tideway.

See examples of our work and what our clients have to say about working with us on our Case Studies and Testimonials pages.

Looking for a UXO Specialist?

If you need advice about UXO contact us for more information, our experienced professionals are here to help.

Call: +44 (0) 1992 245020 or Email: info@1stlinedefence.co.uk

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