Asbestos in wall plaster or mastic adhesive?

2 Sep 2016
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United Kingdom
Hi all,

Recently been aware that there is some asbestos in our artex ceiling that is going to be removed. Since then i have been trying to go through old photos of work that i've done to the house to see if anything could have potentially contained asbestos. So far i've posted about textured vinyl ceiling paper (that i've steamed and ripped down) and old wool carpet underlay (that i also ripped up).

I now have concerns regarding the old bathroom that a year ago i chiselled and drilled off wall tiles wall plaster. In some places there were 3 layers of tiles going back to what seems the original 1930's tiles that seemed to have been cemented into the external wall.

I've been reading that some old plaster and mastic adhesive used to have asbestos within the material. Does anyone know if this is true and if anything within the pictures show any concerns to anyone?

Considering my recent concerns, any advice would be appreciated!

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