About Us

First Environment provides independent monitoring, investigation and audit consultancy services for the built environment.

Our client service portfolio encompasses commercial, industrial and public sector organisations.  We have experience working across a diverse range of industries including oil & gas, motor manufacturing, nuclear, food, pharmaceutical, aerospace, banking and finance, leisure and retail. This provides us with a broad range of experience to apply for the benefit of our clients.

Our consultant team include members of relevant professional institutions including the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS), Royal Society of Chemistry, Royal Society for the Public Health (RSPH) and Water Management Society.

Click link to find us listed on the BOHS Directory

First Environment is a UKAS accredited Inspection body.  The scope of activities includes for undertaking Asbestos Management Surveys, Asbestos Refurbishment and Demolition Surveys and Legionella Risk Assessments.


Established in 1996 the company provided services in water management, Legionella control and indoor air quality.

Our mission statement has remained central to our aim from the start:

To be the supplier of choice for specialist consultancy services on health, safety and environmental issues by delivering technically robust independent advice through a dedicated professional team.

Our service portfolio expanded in 2010 through the acquisition of Amencon Limited to include expertise in asbestos management, asbestos surveying and occupational hygiene services.

We have successfully completed a number of research projects for UK and USA organisations furthering knowledge into building related risks and control issues.

First Environment’s head office is located in Cannock Chase on the site of the former West Cannock No. 5 coal mine. Our Southern area office in Aldermaston, Berkshire provides local support to London and Home Counties.

© 2024 First Environment Ltd. Company registration no: 3224550

Registered address: Cannock Chase Enterprise Centre, Walkers Rise, Hednesford, Staffs, WS12 0QU.