About Us

    Geotechnical Engineering Limited was incorporated in 1961 to provide ground investigation services. We remain the largest privately owned ground investigation contractor in the UK, providing quality data to the construction industry.

    We are based in our head office and depot in Gloucestershire. This well-appointed position on the motorway network enables us to provide a nationwide service.

    The management of Geotechnical Engineering Ltd are committed to the implementation and continual improvement of our Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety Management systems. All staff are involved in the continual maintenance of high standards of customer service in the areas of drilling and geo-environmental and geotechnical related activities that fulfil contractual requirements to current legislation and pollution control.

    We employ approximately 190 salaried staff. This includes NVQ qualified drillers, utility surveyors, site technicians, laboratory technicians and engineers. Our staff are qualified professionals, experienced in providing a high quality service.

    We can provide a variety of services from utility surveying, drilling rigs, insitu testing, monitoring of installations, site supervision, laboratory testing, engineering and consultancy services.

    We have a fleet of drilling rigs and support vehicles including our in-house designed and developed slope climbing P45s, P60s and P45K rigs, providing quality site data by dynamic sampling and rotary coring and facilitating slope remediation.

    Our comprehensive library, along with a database of over 30,000 projects, provides an extensive archive for reference.

    We hold many accreditations including UKAS, ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001, RISQS, UVDB, Exor, CHAS, SAFEContractor and Constructionline.

    Our success is based upon our innovative resources which along with the knowledge and experience of our staff allows for an integrated approach, efficiently providing clients with quality data.

    Please contact us for more information on how our experience and capability can help you.