Over 20 years experience…

Industrial Site Services

Acumen have been regarded as experts in the oil refining, petrochemical and environmental industries throughout the UK for over 20 years.

We offer a range of specialist industrial services to our customers across various sectors which include;

  • High pressure and ultra high pressure water jetting
  • Process and large diameter storage tank cleaning
  • Heat exchanger and tube cleaning
  • Pipe line services
  • Drain cleaning and inspection
  • Air fin bank cleaning
  • Shutdown services
  • Chemical cleaning and decontamination
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Materials handling and vacuumation services
  • Spade to spade mechanical services
  • Sludge handling, processing and treatment

We ensure we provide high-quality, safe, cost effective, specialist services to all our customers, whether it be one day routine maintenance work or high intensity shutdown project with large numbers of personnel at any one time.   Whatever the size and scope of the project, we strive to maintain our reputation as the UK’s market leading specialist industrial services provider.

Acumen’s strict quality control and safe working procedures mean all projects are carefully planned for and implemented to ensure our client’s goals are achieved.  Safety is paramount to us and we leave nothing to chance.

Our aim is to provide a ‘best in class’ performance in all sectors and for all our customers. Our personnel hold the necessary certification and experience to carry out activities safely on our customer’s sites, even more importantly we design our solution to meet our customer’s needs.  Safety is our top priority.

Acumen are strategically situated to mobilise from our service centres in Immingham, Teesside and Midlands to cover the UK and now mainland Europe.

Our typical client base is within the refining and petrochemical market, Top Tier COMAH sites but we also have a wide customer base within the utilities market, steel industries, food manufacturing and demolition.

We specialise in maintenance and plant shutdowns, whether it be a periodic tank cleaning and inspection requirement or a full plant shutdown where multiple services are required and can undertake TAR’s, single unit shutdowns, plant shutdowns, leaks, tank repairs, inspection (NDT, IRIS, Eddy current) process cleans, operational clean, gas free, hot work standard, insurance inspection, solids build up, return to service, end of contract hire for tanks, annual inspection

Acumen offer a 365 24/7 service to all our clients.  As such we also offer an Emergency Response call out service with dedicated phone lines and specialists able to assist whenever duty calls.

Acumen Offer Industrial Site Services

Case Study

Acumen were on hand to assist a blue-chip pharmaceutical company when it decommissioned a major research laboratory. The industry produces many toxic and harmful by-products and when such facilities are decommissioned the legacy waste materials need very careful consideration and handling so they don’t affect the environment. In this case, specialists from Acumen’s Industrial Site Services Division, under Leon’s guidance,...

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Head Office, Knottingley

Acumen House, Headlands Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0LA

Phone: 01977 529586


Acumen Waste Services, Tame Road, Middlesbrough, TS3 6LL

Phone: 01977 529586

West Midlands

Acumen Waste Services, Lincoln Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV10 0DX

Phone: 01902 352100

York - Escrick

Acumen Waste Recovery Park, The Old Brick & Tile Works, YO19 6ED

Phone: 01977 529586


No 2 East Site, East Terminal, Immingham Dock, Immingham

Phone: 01977 529586


Keighley Office, Newbridge Industrial Estate, Pitt Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 4PQ

Phone: 0845 600 3572

York - Harewood Whin

Liquid Treatment Plant, Harewood Whinn, Tinker Lane, Rufforth, York, YO2 3RR

Phone: 01977 529586