At the council we have our own Geotechnical Engineering Team who have extensive experience in geotechnical contracting and consultancy to be able to assess and advise on your site for development. We can offer a multitude of geotechnical services for your project for both simple and complex sites.
Our services include:
site investigations including trial pitting, drilling and soil/rock logging in accordance with BS5930 2015. Drilling investigations include windowless sampler, cable percussive or rotary drilling methods
boreholes construction including water levels and ground gas emissions monitoring and assessment
desk study reports presenting a comprehensive review of a site including site history, geology, hydrology and potential development constraints
abnormal preliminary cost assessments
ground investigation design, implementation, and supervision and preparation of completion reports
liaising with stake holders, utility companies and different departments within local and wider government authorities
interpretive reports following ground investigation across a site which details the findings of the ground investigation including geology beneath the site, settlement characteristics and foundation design, contaminated land, soakaway potential, mining constraints, waste disposal classification, concrete specification, groundwater characterisation, ground gas characterisation and remediation recommendations
tier 1 and tier 2 land contamination risk assessments
earthworks and earth retaining structures assessment, modelling and design
slope stability assessment and design including back analysis
mining and mine entry research, risk assessment preparation, remedial design/treatment recommendations and reporting.
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