Rotary drilling techniques are employed where boreholes are required into very dense gravel or bedrock.
Trial pitting can be carried out by a variety of methods from hand dug pits to machine excavated trenches.
Suitable for most projects, cable percussive boreholes are a common method of site investigation.
Window sampling is carried out by either tracked percussive samplers or hand held pneumatic samplers.
Undertaking top quality UKAS laboratory testing on soil and rock samples for nearly 50 years.
The company's well qualified staff are available for geotechnical consultancy work. This includes the interpretation of factual reports undertaken by others, bearing capacity and settlement calculations, pile design, earthworks design, slope stability analysis etc.
Structural Soils undertakes all aspects of contaminated site studies including desk studies, intrusive testing and sampling, laboratory testing and reporting.
Window Sampling and Dynamic Probe Testing, Cable Percussive Boreholes, Rotary Boreholes. We are highly experienced at working over water and use rotary drilling techniques on a jackup platform.
We provide a Hire Service for Specialist Geotechnical Equipment. Hire Items can be delivered anywhere in the UK (usually next day delivery). For details of equipment available to hire and our current rates please click the link below.
Structural Soils has an enviable track record with over twenty years experience in completing overwater site investigations in the most challenging of conditions.
Testing teams are based at our three laboratory locations in Bristol, Hemel Hempstead and Castleford providing full coverage of the UK.
STRUCTURAL SOILS LTD is a site investigation contractor that for over 50 years has provided comprehensive site investigation and ground investigation services in the UK and Europe.
Geotechnica 2013 - A Great Success!
Click to see a full report of our success at this years premier geotechnical trade show
Structural Soils will be exhibiting at Geotechnica 2013 on the 10th and 11th July 2013
ice lecture at Bristol University
Adam Lumber (Principal Technical Engineer / Associate Director) provides lecture to ice South West Graduates and Students Event group.
New geotechnical laboratory testing capability: Resistivity (Disc electrode and Wenner probe) and Redox Potential tests to BS1377:Part 3:1990.