Geotechnical Assessment

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are delighted to announce that John Grace has joined the board of Directors. John joined Earth Environmental & Geotechnical in 2018 and has headed up the South Regional Office for the last 3 years, growing the business and providing a wide range of environmental and geotechnical services throughout the south.

Radon Monitoring and Detection for New Building Developments | Radon Monitoring and detection is an essential assessment required in risk areas throughout the UK. But how do you know if the land that you intend to develop is at risk from radon? Earth Environmental & Geotechnical can help with radon monitoring and detection. Residential, commercial and future developments need to know if there is a risk of radon exposure, or if radon exposure is occurring.

Meet the Team: Earth Environmental & Geotechnical welcome Heidi who will be based at their Head Office in Stockport Greater Manchester. Heidi has just joined us as a GeoEnvironmental & Mining Consultant in the Stockport office.

The development of Brownfield land will continue to be a focus for the next few years in the aim to provide much needed housing throughout the UK. The Government hopes to transform unused and derelict buildings, while making the most of brownfield land. Also to tackle the housing shortage in urban areas by enabling commercial premises to be converted into new homes through a fast-track planning permission process.

Do you need a flood risk assessment for planning permission? Unsure what a FRA (Flood Risk Assessment) is? If you are planning a new development you may have been told that you need a flood risk assessment as part of your planning application submission. But you may be unsure why you need a FRA as your development site is not near a river or at immediate risk to flooding.

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical have acquired another Rocscience software programme, Settle3, to assist with our clients earthworks modelling and geotechnical design projects. Settle3 is a three-dimensional programme for the analysis of vertical settlement and consolidation under surface loads, such as foundations, embankments and surface excavations.

Radon Monitoring and detection is an essential assessment required in risk areas throughout the UK. Earth Environmental & Geotechnical have invested in a MARKUS 10 instrument that allows for in-situ measurement of radon gas in soils. If you are planning a new residential or commercial development the Markus 10 can provide a clear understanding of the radon levels in the soil of your development site and can quickly allow for an informed decision whether the development requires radon mitigation measures.

The development of Brownfield land will continue to be a focus for the next few years in the aim to provide much needed housing throughout the UK. The Government hopes to transform unused and derelict buildings, while making the most of brownfield land. Also to tackle the housing shortage in urban areas by enabling commercial premises to be converted into new homes through a fast-track planning permission process.

It’s been a very busy few months for Chris and the team at Earth Environmental & Geotechnical’s North East (EEGNE) Office. They have been on site completing a wide range of Ground Investigations and involved in some exciting new projects for Yorkshire and the North East,

Pierce, the Blackburn-based business advisory and accountancy group, has been chosen to support a recently established business in its ambitious growth plans. Earth Environmental & Geotechnical, headquartered in Stockport and with an office in Somerset, carries out surveys for the property, financial, chemical, legal, mining and construction industries.

The business is managed by Adam Czarnecki, a former Blackburn resident, and was founded to provide bespoke, cost effective and pragmatic solutions to clients.

Pierce group was brought on board by Adam to support the business as it was established, providing tax advice, and to plan for future growth.

Adam said: “It’s an exciting time to be establishing a new business after a painful recession and we are seeing real signs of improvement.  So far business has been excellent with numerous orders from all parts of the UK”.

We are planning steady growth over coming years and look to Pierce to support us in our strategy.

Gary Speak, associate director at Pierce, said: “Adam and his team have vast experience in the sector, and bring real value to their clients.  With our knowledge of the construction industry, Pierce will be able to offer valuable support to the business.

NOTES TO EDITORS:

Pierce is an award-winning business advisory and accountancy group, employing nearly 80 staff in Blackburn.

It has a number of specialist teams including audit and accountancy; corporate finance; taxation; business consultancy; family business; forensic accountancy, construction industries, and small business support. It was founded in 1929.