In many cases, UXO investigations can end after a Preliminary Assessment. But should findings indicate a definite risk, or if desk research data alone cannot scope the risk level with confidence, a Detailed Assessment is needed.
Using both internal and external resources, a Detailed Assessment examines in-depth the likelihood of encountering explosive ordnance during proposed works at a site. It states the associated risk, and if necessary, makes recommendations for appropriate risk mitigation measures.
1st Line Defence has a reputation for producing the most comprehensive Detailed UXO Risk Assessments in the industry. Fully compliant with CIRIA C681, the reports allow the potential risk on any site in the UK to be fully qualified. Our reports consider:
For more details, download our Detailed UXO Risk Assessment Information Sheet here
Bespoke Risk Assessments, compiled by our graduate research team, utilise all relevant historical information and resources available. Sources include local and national archives, historical mapping, high resolution WWII-era aerial photography, written ARP bomb incident reports, Luftwaffe target information and bomb census mapping.
All data collected is presented within the report. Our detailed analysis and conclusions are peer reviewed, clear and concise: you will fully understand the risk assessed and, if necessary, any Risk Mitigation Measures needed.
Our research and sales team are always happy to offer help, guidance and advice, and to answer any questions you have on our methodology. In the meantime, you may be interested in some of our other services.
For a quick, cost effective examination of potential UXO risk, ask about our Express Preliminary UXO Risk Assessments
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.
Who we are and what we do - discover our background. Explore FAQs, job opportunities and meet the team.
Like to order a Preliminary UXO Assessment? Want a quotation for a Detailed UXO Risk Assessment?
Call: 01992 245020 or Email: email@example.com