Public notice re BT’s Aintree Telephone Engineering Centre

BT has recently become aware of the presence of material containing asbestos found in a suspect condition at its Aintree Telephone Engineering Centre near Bootle in Merseyside.

The site was closed on 29th October 2021 as a precautionary measure, pending further investigation, assessment and appropriate remediation.

BT has notified the Health and Safety Executive and we are taking all necessary steps to ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of our colleagues and customers.

We are in the process of contacting colleagues who are deemed to have connections with the site.

A web page is available on BT.com and we will update this with the latest information and support as soon as we can.

About BT

BT Group is the UK’s leading telecommunications and network provider and a leading provider of global communications services and solutions, serving customers in 180 countries. Its principal activities in the UK include the provision of fixed voice, mobile, broadband and TV (including Sport) and a range of products and services over converged fixed and mobile networks to consumer, business and public sector customers. For its global customers, BT provides managed services, security and network and IT infrastructure services to support their operations all over the world. BT consists of four customer-facing units: Consumer, Enterprise, Global and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Openreach, which provides access network services to over 650 communications provider customers who sell phone, broadband and Ethernet services to homes and businesses across the UK.

For the year ended 31 March 2021, BT Group’s reported revenue was £21,331m with reported profit before taxation of £1,804m.

British Telecommunications plc is a wholly-owned subsidiary of BT Group plc and encompasses virtually all businesses and assets of the BT Group. BT Group plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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