Ground, Site Investigation Services & Soil Analysis

We undertake all aspects of site investigation; from initial soil analysis and feasibility/pre-purchase assessment, phase 1 desk study and basement impact assessment, through to ground investigation, in-situ testing, environmental soil testing, post field work monitoring and sampling, laboratory testing, contaminated land risk assessment, geotechnical and geo-environmental analysis and reporting. We have designed and managed award winning sustainable contaminated land remediation schemes and provide independent supervision, post-remediation certification and verification sampling services.

Through the almost exclusive use of our own plant, equipment and skilled personnel, we provide a comprehensive and versatile range of ground investigation techniques, ranging from simple trial pitting investigations to more sophisticated drilling and in-situ testing methods and have we the ability to cope with difficult access sites, ground conditions or terrain, both on land and over water. Our in-house laboratories are equipped to provide comprehensive geotechnical soils and materials testing services and we also provide a full range of contamination and environmental compliance testing suites for soils, waters and gases.

Our clients can be assured that where required, both geotechnical and geo-environmental issues will be professionally assessed. We have over 50 years geotechnical consultancy and design experience, and provide Ground Investigation Reports (GIR) and Geotechnical Design Reports (GDR). We also have extensive experience of contaminated land ground investigation and risk assessment for a variety of purposes in many different contexts, covering soil, gas and groundwater contamination; from simple assessments for landscaping cover, to complex multi-contaminant, multi receptor assessments for re-development on heavily contaminated brownfield sites, to groundwater risk assessments for environmental permitting applications and subsequent remediation and verification.

Southern Testing seeks to provide individual solutions to individual problems. Tailored solutions are prepared for a wide variety of clients whose diverse needs extend to all areas of development and construction. If you are not sure exactly what service you require please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We have years of experience behind us and are always happy to offer help and advice.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about our services or would like to discuss how we could help you, please get in touch using our contact form below. Please provide as much information as possible about the nature of your enquiry, particularly the purpose of the investigation, the site address and postcode.

Any existing or proposed site plans are useful and can be attached beneath the message box. Please provide a contact address, email and telephone number. We will get in touch as soon as possible.

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