Heritage Testing Ltd

Independent commercial laboratory & test consultancy
Consulting Historic Buildings, Environmental & Materials Scientists
Serving the private, public, conservation, commercial & industrial sectors

Telephone: +44 (0) 1273-891785
Fax: +44 (0) 1273-256545

  • Fast turnaround.
  • Friendly, approachable, professional staff & advice.

From sampling & on-site testing . . . to laboratory analysis . . . to technical support;

Heritage Testing Ltd offers fast, efficient, expert service, at competitive rates, customized to your needs.

We provide an extensive Independent Consultancy & Laboratory Testing quality service for:

  • Historic Buildings Restorers
  • Hydraulic Lime & Lime Mortar Specialists
  • Consulting Civil & Structural Engineers
  • Architects
  • Geotechnical / Foundation Engineers
  • Building Surveyors & Monitors
  • Demolition Contractors
  • Land Remediation Works
  • Water Authorities & Water Treatment Works
  • Waste Management
  • Construction & Development
  • Conservation & Preservation
  • Utilities
  • Housing Associations
  • Councils, London Boroughs, Government Departments & Ministries, Health Authorities, Academic Institutions.
  • Insurance Companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Overseas projects, including Europe and Middle East

Paint Toxicity and Risk

An in depth article on paint toxicity and risk assessment, written by us for The Building Conservation Directory 2018.

Case Studies

Concrete Beams
Concrete Beams

Sampling and in-situ testing of pre-stressed concrete roof beams.

Historic Stone
Historic Stone

Historic building materials analysis and historic stone analysis.


Soil Heave Factsheet
Soil Heave Factsheet

Causes of Soil Heave; Liquidity Index; Frost susceptible soils. (Updated 05th July 2000)

Calcium Silicate Masonry / Brick Factsheet
Calcium Silicate Masonry / Brick Factsheet

What is Calcium Silicate Masonry / Brick; XRD procedure; Typical XRD results. (Updated 12th August 2002)