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Unit E5, Telford Road, Bicester, Oxon OX26 4LD

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Welcome to AVER Decommissioning & Environmental

AVER is a specialist decommissioning and environmental consultancy working across a wide range of industrial and public sectors in the UK and overseas.

AVER is led and managed by Bob Shaw BSc, MSc, CChem, FRSC. An analytical chemist by profession, Bob has over 25 years’ experience of contamination surveys, biological and chemical decontamination, demolition and environmental projects throughout the UK/Ireland and in Europe, North and South America and Australasia.  AVER will advise on the contamination liabilities, but also carries through with the physical decontamination works.

AVER has expertise across the following target industries:

pharmaceutical (primary, secondary and API’s)
chemical (fine, organic & inorganic) and oil and gas
brewing and food production
laboratories and research establishments
utilities and services
property development
Recent public sector projects have included: -
Decontamination of former animal health laboratory and research facilities in preparation for demolition (The Pirbright Institute)
Facilities decontamination and extract system removal (British Museum)
Ash recovery and decontamination of former municipal incinerator (Isles of Scilly)

Our Values

As a Chartered Chemist and Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, all projects are delivered in accordance with the professional standards and ethics of the Royal Society of Chemistry. Bob Shaw is also a Member of the Institute of Demolition Engineers and a Technical Member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health. AVER also has Associated Industry Membership of OBN, a membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK's life science companies in the Golden Triangle and beyond.  AVER will provide an honest evaluation of the contamination liabilities, and will undertake the physical decontamination works.


At AVER we recognise that every project and every client is different. Irrespective of size, we will listen carefully to your brief and work with you to deliver solutions which are on-time, in-budget and above all, which prioritises the health, safety and security of the site, personnel and the environment.

Whether you are looking for one-off assistance for a single contamination survey or long term input for a complex, multi-disciplinary project, the AVER team will identify the contamination and associated environmental issues for your site or facility. Our service can include tender support for your decommissioning and/or decontamination projects extending to full or part time practical and technical support as part of the project delivery team.

To learn more about our capabilities browse our individual service pages, email  or call 07582 959695 for an informal, confidential discussion.

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