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Tank Removal

Any Storage tank that has been used to store hazardous materials and chemicals are themselves classed as hazardous. Until they have been cleaned and all residue removed from the inside of the tanks.

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Tank Removal Services

Tanks that require disposal must be cleaned/purged and certified with a Gas Free Certificate. Only then can they be removed from the site. They cannot be recycled without this certificate or declaration.

Bio Clean Jetting will cleanse and remove your tank from your any site throughout the U.K. Alternatively, we offer a tank decommissioning process and have the capability to decommission your storage tanks via foam fill. This operation makes the tank totally safe and a certificate is provided.

We Offer bespoke tank removal services to our customers from the early planning stages, right through to the project’s completion. A detailed health and safety plan, including risk assessment and method statement, is provided before any works are carried out after our initial site visit.

BCJ provide a complete in-house service from industrial tank cleaning to providing waste disposal through to the tank removal and safe disposal of your redundant tanks.

Great care and precision must be taken when decommissioning and removing tanks where the risk of pollution and even explosion can be incredibly high. Bio clean jetting have specialist teams with many years’ experience of industrial tank removal, disposal and decommissioning works. Whether your tank is above ground or below we have the answers.

Domestic Tank Removal

Our domestic tank removals have been designed to provide our clients with a stress-free disposal of a large and potentially hazardous household item.

We have expertly trained staff and state of the art equipment that enables us to safely clean, dispose of the stored chemical and then remove your domestic oil tank – no matter where it is stored – below or above ground.

We have a range of options available for safe disposal. Where we can, we will remove a domestic tank in one piece. However, if excavation is needed or access to the tank is restricted, we can employ sophisticated cutting techniques.

Here, we cut up the storage tank and remove it in pieces.

We ensure all health and safety laws are strictly adhered to and we project plan and run the entire process from start to finish.

Another old oil tank being decommissioned

Commercial Tank Removal

Removal of commercial tanks are no simple affair, but we’re definitely up to the task. We have the capacity to handle the removal of commercial oil and fuel tanks of various dimensions, regardless of their location and setting.

The fact that urban landscapes present an ever-changing field of operation has prompted us to develop innovative, world-class techniques of carrying out our business over many years of experience. Safety and efficiency are our guiding principles, and these are what our teams of experienced professionals strive to implement in whatever project they are commissioned on.

The scope of variation in tank sizes can be extremely vast, depending on their application and the scale of the operations they support. A day’s work might involve anything ranging from the removal of a 500 gallon heating arrangement located in the rear-court of a local Birmingham garage to a mammoth 500,000 diesel affair in an industrial yard.

Different cases often call for their own custom-fitted solutions, and we pride ourselves on our adaptability in this regard. Relatively small tanks located in easily accessible above-ground locations can be dismantled and relocated within a single working day. Large operations may call for more involvement in their planning, a task that our experts are superb at handling. Any preliminary cleaning, transportation, or permit seeking required will be ably handled by our well-developed logistics chain and field staff, leaving your operation free to carry on with your business without skipping a beat.

Whatever the scenario, our impeccable safety protocols coupled with our expertise work in tandem to ensure the safest, fastest, most environmentally-friendly removal operation current technology makes possible.

Industrial and commercial fields of operation, including such logistically challenging places as basements, overhead lofts and such are never too much of an obstacle for the excellent teams of professionals standing ready to engage them.

JCB being used to break the ground so that we can perform an underground fuel tank removal

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Oil Tank Removal

We provide both domestic and commercial oil tank removal services. We operate all of our services Nationwide, being based in Birmingham, West Midlands ideally situates us for easy access to anywhere in the U.K.

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Domestic oil tank removal

Our domestic oil tank removal service will take away the hassle of disposing your old oil tank. Disposing of an old domestic oil tank can be both hazardous and a massive hassle. Oil tanks can be large and heavy and prove difficult to remove without the correct methods in place.

We’ve built a specialist team and state of the art equipment to ensure that your domestic oil tank can be safely cleaned and removed from almost any location. We have removed domestic oil tanks from gardens, basements, attics and from the top of roofs.

We can employ a range of methods to remove your domestic oil tanks. This can range from removing your old oil tank in one piece through to us cutting the tank into sections using both hot and cold cutting techniques to ensure a smooth and safe domestic oil tank removal.

Commercial oil tank removal

Commercial oil tanks are either stored above ground or below ground. Oil tanks are located in many locations with no particular rule of thumb as to where they should be.

Much of the time, buildings and premises have been built around where the tanks are situated. We can safely remove any size or shape of tank. We have decommissioned lots of oil tanks located on commercial grounds such as:

  • Railways
  • Factories
  • Ship yards
  • Council properties
Domestic tank removed and placed in garden

Get a quote today

We take into account several things when formulating a quote for the removal of your tanks. Location and access to the tank are important. When getting in contact it’s important to have as much information as possible, such as:

  • How big is your tank? It’s dimensions.
  • What is currently stored in your tank? Oil, Diesel or another chemical?
  • Are there any access issues? Where is the tank located?
  • What material is your tank? Metal, steel, plastic etc?

Simply fill in the form to the right (below if you’re on a mobile) and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours. Alternatively call us on: 0121 493 2332.

Underground tank removal

Prior to any removal, we will ensure that your underground fuel tank is clean and gas free.

No matter where your underground fuel tank is situated, we have the knowledge and experience to ensure a smooth procedure is in place. If excavation is required, we work closely with a number of plant operators.

Even if a building is situated directly above where your tank is located, we have specialist equipment and technical ability in order to cut the tank and remove it in pieces – this will also reduce the scope of the excavation that may be required.

Safety is paramount with an underground removal. The tank has to be cleaned, ensuring the vessel is oil and gas free. At this point, the removal process begins.

If we need to excavate your underground tank, we can arrange for machines and operatives to do so.

Picture showing the removal of underground fuel storage tank.


Safety is of the up-most importance and our safety record speaks for itself. We always carry out a full risk assessment and will provide a written method statement before any oil tank removal takes place. All risks will be highlighted, so in the event something should happen, we have the foresight to act quickly.

We also licensed waste carriers, ensuring all waste is disposed of safely and legally.

Why Choose us for your oil tank disposal?

We have over two decades of experience supplying both commercial and domestic clients reliable, safe and value for money, industrial tank cleaning and removal services. We are located in the heart of England in Birmingham, West Midlands and are able to offer our services nationwide, throughout the U.K.

  • Two decades of experience.
  • Hundreds of oil tanks cleaned and removed, all over the UK.
  • Cost effective.
  • Always within budget and always on time.
  • Fully trained, specialist in-house team.

Solid filling tanks | Concrete and foam

If you have land or premises that currently have underground tanks that are unused and redundant and you need to make them safe but without the cost implications of removal, we can solid fill them with concrete or foam.

We fill the redundant tanks with either concrete slurry or a type of solid foam. Once the tanks are filled and safe, we will either completely cove them.

If you want to build anything that requires a foundation, the tanks will physically need to be removed.

Solid filled tank removal

For convenience, time and money, many land owners will have opted for a solid filled service. This means that their tanks weren’t excavated or physically removed.

Their underground fuel storage tanks, were instead left in pace and filled with a solid foam or concrete slurry. This made them 100% safe.

However, when current or future land owners wish to develop on the land, for example: to construct buildings, properties or homes etc – anything that requires foundations, the tanks will require excavating and removing.

Our solid filled tank removal service is the service, you require.

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