The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) is the leading trade association in the field of asbestos management services.
ARCA, was formed on July 1st 1980, to support the asbestos removal contractors in the UK. Over 35 years in operation the Association has seen many changes in working procedures and legislation, and a significant increase in membership.
ARCA is committed to providing the best support, representation, advice and training, so offering a unique range of benefits and support services to members.
Membership has grown considerably from the original four founder members, with members in all regions of the UK – North East, North West, Midlands, South West and Wales, South East, East Anglia, Scotland – and also in the Republic of Ireland.
ARCA use various methods to communicate to and with members, including regional meetings held regularly throughout the year. This allows local members to play more of an active role in the Association and enable their views to be heard by the ARCA Governing Council. We also publish the ARCA News magazine four times a year.
The Association has gained credibility with HSE, Government, local authorities, and all those concerned with safety in the occupational handling and removal of asbestos materials.
Our members are seen as the specialists in this difficult and hazardous industry, and recognised for their professionalism and quality of work. Therefore, clients know when they choose ARCA members they are selecting from the very best in the industry.