On Land

Does your project need a specific high-quality skill from our industry leading capabilities? Need a borehole drilling but don’t need an Engineer to log the output? Do you have a site requiring insitu testing? Maybe an infrastructure site needing CBR testing, or planning a crane lift but need plate bearing tests first? Soil Engineering’s Specialist Geoservices can help.

Specialist Geoservices is your one-stop partner for any or all of our wide range of skills and technologies. Whether it’s probe drilling, packer tests or relief wells, installing monitoring equipment or examining anomalies, our highly qualified crews and modern efficient plant can mobilise anywhere in the UK to provide you with the standalone service you require. Delivering your bespoke menu of works, Soil Engineering’s Specialist Geoservices team bring all the experience of acting as Principal Contractor on nationally significant projects, with the adaptability of a specialist subcontractor. Our services can start as small as a single borehole or day on site, and will adapt with your needs.

Services include:

All drilling and sampling options (As standalone specialist crews)

  • Rotary Coring (up to 300m depth at 105mm core)
  • Rotary Openhole Drilling (proven to 300m depth at 150mm diameter)
  • Rotary Percussive Drilling (Both tophammer and downhole hammer)
  • Mine entry probing
  • Relief Wells (up to 300mm diameter)
  • Sonic Drilling (New rig arriving soon)
  • Cable Percussive Drilling
  • Dynamic Sampling
  • Dynamic Probing (all configurations)

Insitu Testing

  • Instrumented Packer Testing (Up to 250m depth)
  • Pump testing (including design and interpretation)
  • Plate bearing testing
  • CBR testing
  • Rock Core point load testing


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Registered Office:
Henderson House, Langley Place, Higgins Lane, Burscough, Lancashire, L40 8JS

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