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The company was established by three Directors, all of whom have been lifelong friends and partners, who always had a desire to work together and establish an environmental, geological, and geotechnical practice that could offer an expert driven, cost effective and pragmatic service to prospective and existing clients.

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Earth environmental and geotechnical recruiting throughout UK

Job Vacancies: North East Office Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are Recruiting

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd North East Office have immediate vacancies for Engineering Geologist and Graduate Geologist/Engineering Geologist.
Senior Geo-environmental Consultant

From Phase 1 Desk Studies to Telecom Mast Installation: Meet the Team Alice Barrington

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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Head Office Office : Meet the Team Alice Barrington From Phase 1 Desk Studies with site walkovers, Ground Investigations, Coal Mining Risk Assessments to a national programme of Telecom Mast Installations, it's all in a days work for Alice Barrington - Senior Geo-environmental Consultant for Earth Environmental & Geotechnical based at their Head Office in Stockport Greater Manchester.
Angela Baird Associate Director

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical North East Office : Meet the Team Angela Baird

Angela joined Earth Environmental and Geotechnical as an Associate Director in April 2021 based in the Northeast Office. To date Angela has been providing geotechnical, mining, geological and environmental services to clients across the UK.
Development of Brownfield land

Brownfield Land Development is Key to New Housing Targets

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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.
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Do you need a flood risk assessment for planning permission?

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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.
George Foster Bath Office

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Bath Office : Meet the Team George Foster

Since joining Earth Environmental & Geotechnical’s Bath Office last month, it’s been a very busy time for George Foster. As a Geo-Environmental Consultant, in an expanding regional office, George’s skills have been fully utilised on a varied range of Geotechnical and Environmental services for new and existing clients
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are looking for a GeoEnvironmental Consultant to join our Reading office.

Job Vacancies: Recruiting GeoEnvironmental Consultant- Reading Office

Job Vacancies: Recruiting GeoEnvironmental Consultant Reading Office: Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd are currently recruiting throughout the UK. As a successful, expanding environmental, geological, and geotechnical practice, we work with a wide and varied client portfolio comprising of commercial, retail and residential developers, as well as servicing the energy, landfill, construction, local authorities, utility sectors and much more…
Earth environmental and geotechnical recruiting throughout UK

Job Vacancies: Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are Recruiting

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd are currently recruiting throughout the UK. As a successful, expanding environmental, geological, and geotechnical practice, we work with a wide and varied client portfolio comprising of commercial, retail and residential developers, as well as servicing the energy, landfill, construction, local authorities, utility sectors and much more…
Earthworks Modelling and Geotechnical Design

Earthworks Modelling and Geotechnical Design : Settle3

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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 : Insitu with Markus 10

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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.
Development of Brownfield Sites

Development of Brownfield Land : Focus for Housing Development

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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.

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Meet The Team # Women In Science

Today is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Only 35 per cent of all students enrolled in STEM related fields of study are women. At Earth Environmental & Geotechnical we believe that Engineering, Geology, Applied Environmental Engineering and Environmental Sciences are great career choices for ALL. We would encourage all students with an interest in what can impact the environment to study sciences and consider careers in environmental and geotechnical sciences.
Linden Richardson

New Principal GeoEnvironmental Consultant

Welcome to Linden Richardson our new Principal GeoEnvironmental Consultant. Lin will be working with the Head Office team based in Stockport, Greater Manchester providing an extensive range of contaminated land, remediation, geology, mining and geotechnical services across the North of England and Wales.
Ground Investigations North Yorkshire

Ground Investigations with Earth Environmental’s North East Office

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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,
The Manchester and Salford Planning Handbook

The Manchester and Salford Planning Handbook

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The Manchester and Salford Planning Handbook is out today with advice on the “ins and outs” of the planning system in England, check out page 37 featuring Earth Environmental & Geotechnical and our list of Services call now to discuss your new development. Tel:0161 975 6088
Associate Director Bath Office South West

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical New Associate Director Bath Office

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are delighted to announce the promotion of Rosa Mariscal to the position of Associate Director, South West Office. Rosa joined Earth Environmental & Geotechnical as a Senior Consultant in 2019. Working with Simon Leat and the team at the Bath Office Rosa has delivered geotechnical, mining, geological and environmental services to clients across the South West region.
Mineshaft and Sinkhole Helpline.

Mineshaft and Sinkhole Helpline

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If you’re buying a property or land for development, particularly for a proposed planning application, you need to know whether it’s affected by coal mining activity. Earth Environmental & Geotechnical have a Mineshaft and Sinkhole Helpline call now to discuss your new development. Tel:0161 975 6088
Coal Mining Risk Assessment service

Suspected Mineshaft Collapse in Chesterfield

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Another Mineshaft collapsed this month in Chesterfield, highlighting the dangers of historic coal mining activity. The hole appears to be a former mine shaft which collapsed in undergrowth to the left of the second hole at Chesterfield Golf Club.
New Location for Bath Office South west

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical’s Bath Office is Relocating

Due to Business Growth, Earth Environmental & Geotechnical’s Bath Office is Relocating. From Monday 30th November the new office will be located at Studio 3, Tollbridge Studios, Toll Bridge Road, Bath, BA1 7DE. Tel: 07465220782

Conducting Ground Investigation / Site Investigations

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What Could Delay Your Development Construction? More than 50% of construction projects are delayed by adverse site conditions or unexpected ground conditions. Conducting detailed Site Investigation / Ground Investigations can save you time and money. There are many reason’s a development can be delayed, but one of the key factors that will affect a development is knowing what you are building on.
Basement Impact Assessment

Ground Investigation And Basement Impact Assessment

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Earth Environmental were commissioned to undertake a deep window sample borehole ground investigation and basement impact assessment at an existing property in London. The property had limited access for a proposed deep basement development (circa 6-8m) Access to the drilling locations required all drilling equipment to be transported through the occupied property which excluded many typical drilling techniques (which often require vehicle access as a minimum).
Environmental Permit Baseline Study - Bristol

Ground investigation Bristol : New Environmental Permit Application

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Earth Environmental were commissioned to undertake a ground investigation and to inform a new Environmental Permit Application at a Green Waste Composting Facility located in Yate Bristol. The proposed site was used historically as a Colliery and as agricultural land prior to the current use. To inform the Environmental Permit Application, our client required a survey to understand baseline environmental conditions for soils, groundwater and ground gas across the assessment site.
radon related deaths comparison

Radon Monitoring and Radon Detection in the Workplace.

This Week is Radon Awareness Week with daily webinars at 10 am highlighting the the risks of Radon and what steps must be taken to minimise the risks. Including Radon Monitoring and Radon Detection in the workplace. 2020 has been a year when lung health has been in the spotlight and “now more than ever we have all become aware of how important it is to look after our lungs” If you have missed any of the webinars they are available
Phase 2 ground investigation Kepax Bridge after

Phase 2 Ground Investigation : Kepax Cycle Footbridge

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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) have been commissioned by Jacobs Consultancy Ltd on behalf of Worcestershire County Council and Worcester City Council, to undertake phase 2 ground investigation works to support the construction of a footway cycle bridge - Kepax Bridge, that crosses the River Severn to the north of the city.
2nd November 2020 - Radon Awareness Week

2nd November 2020 – Radon Awareness Week

High levels of radon can be found in buildings of any type, size or location Do you know the facts? Radon Awareness week from Monday 2nd November get the facts then act
Landslide Ground Investigation

Ground Investigation of Landslide damaged Derbyshire roads

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are currently involved in a number of site investigations in Derbyshire. The ground investigations have included landslides, triggered by exceptional weather that caused country-wide flooding. Two roads in the county are currently closed due to landslides, so it is great news to hear that Derbyshire County Council has earmarked more than £40milllion for road maintenance and improvements over the next 18 months, including repairs to the two roads closed due to landslides.
Basement Impact Assessment Hackney London

Basement Impact Assessment Hackney London New Development

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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) Ltd were commissioned to undertake a Basement Impact Assessment for a new development in Hackney, London. As part of the assessment Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (Southern) Ltd carried out: Desk Study, Ground Investigation, Laboratory Geotechnical/Environmental Testing
Hull Live News : INEOS

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Ltd Proud to be Working with INEOS

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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical (North East) Ltd were proud to be working with INEOS at it's Saltend Site, Hull. As the appointed Ground Investigation consultant it was great to be coordinating a wide range of specialist Investigations including deep boreholes, thermal and electrical resistivity, crosshole seismic and CPT in preparation for the £150m new Hull facility. Good to see this investment in the UK.

Coal Mine Shaft Collapses: Each Year in the UK an Average of 15 Mine Shafts Collapse.

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Coal Mine Shaft Collapses: Each Year in the UK an Average of 15 Mine Shafts Collapse. Are You Aware of the Risks of Historical Coal Mining and Mining Activity and How It Can Impact Your Existing Site or Proposed Development? A Coal Mining Risk Assessment’s aim is to identify site specific coal mining risks and set out the proposed mitigation strategy to show that the site can be made safe and stable for the development being proposed.
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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are listed in Ground Engineering Top 50 Geotechnical Firms

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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are listed in Ground Engineering Top 50 Geotechnical Firms. A very proud moment for the Directors of the business and not a bad effort after seven years!
Phase 1- Desk Study

What Is A Phase 1 Desk Study?

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A Phase 1 Desk Study is a risk assessment report for a development site. For planning applications to be approved, your council needs to know that your development carries no risk to human health or the wider environment. As part of the Phase 1 Desk Study information about the site is collected from a wide range of available documents
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Services Guide

Earth Environmental New Project With Global Manufacturer of Petrochemicals.

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Earth Environmental New Project. Our North East Office has secured £100,000 plus a contract working with a global manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products
Soil Waste Classification Service

Residential Development : Material Management Plan

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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are preparing a Material Management Plan (#MMP) for the importation of surplus soils, on a construction site, that are to be used on a new large residential development in Blackburn.
Coal Mining risk assessment

Abandoned Coal Mine Stabilisation

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Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are involved in the detailed design of coal mine stabilisation measures for a large residential development
Basement Impact Assessment

Do I Need a Basement Impact Assessment?

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A Basement Impact Assessment, also known as a BIA, is a report that details the risks involved in excavating the basement of your property or development. Basement works are often complex undertakings and can involve the movement of large quantities of excavated earth.
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Service Business Update

An update from Earth Environmental & Geotechnical on the steps we are taking to continue to provide uninterrupted service to all of our clients and business partners.

One week to go until The North West Family Business Awards 2020

One week to go until The North West Family Business Awards - Earth Environmental & Geotechnical are excited to be part of this event. We were delighted to be nominated and selected as Finalists in the Science and Technology Category and are looking forward to the opportunity to meet other family firms from the North West. The inaugural Awards are set to take off in first class style, underneath the wings of Concorde, will keep you posted on how we do!!
North West Family Business Awards

Earth Environmental is a finalist for the North West Family Business Awards 2020

It has just been announced that Stockport based Earth Environmental and Geotechnical Ltd. is a finalist for the Science and Technology category of the North West Family Business Awards 2020.
Phase-1-Desk-Study talk

Today I am here to talk about the Phase 1 desk study

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Hello, my name is Shauna from Earth Environmental and Geotechnical. Today I am here to talk about the Phase 1 desk study. Your council may have asked for one as part of your planning application.
Coal mining risk assessment

What is a Coal mining risk assessment

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Hello I’m Shauna a Geotechnical Engineer. As a consultant at Earth Environmental and Geotechnical I’m often asked about CMRA’s and what they involve. A CMRA is a Coal Mining Risk Assessment and will be required as part of your planning application if your development is in a high risk area.
Flood Risk Assessment

What is a flood risk assessment and why are they needed?

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Hello, today I’m going to talk about Flood Risk Assessments, what they are and why they are needed. If you’re planning a new development you may need to do a flood risk assessment as part of your planning application.
Chris Rudd Director Earth Environmental & Geotechnical

North East Office Director Chris Rudd

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical's new director for the North East office in Teeside is Chris Rudd who joins our team of specialist environmental and geotechnical engineers. The office will cover the whole of North East and North Yorkshire offering expert support Geotechnical Engineering, Mining, Geotechnical and Geological Risk Assessment to our clients.
Earth Environmental and geotechnical engineering North East Office

Earth Environmental New North East Office

Earth Environmental & Geotechnical Engineering are excited to announce the opening of our new office in Redcar, North East of England.
radon related deaths comparison

Radon Awareness Week Kicks Off

High levels of radon can be found in buildings of any type, size or location. Radon Awareness week from Monday 4th November get the facts then act
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4th November 2019 – Radon Awareness Week

High levels of radon can be found in buildings of any type, size or location Do you know the facts? Radon Awareness week from Monday 4th November get the facts then act

Radon Awareness

High levels of radon can be found in buildings of any type, size or location with occupants unaware of the potential danger unless a specific test has been carried out.
flood risk assessment flooded road

Do I Need A Flood Risk Assessment?

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Do I Need A Flood Risk Assessment? Planning a Development Within a Flood Risk Area? Then You’ll Need a Flood Risk Assessment. A Flood Risk Assessment, also known as a FRA, is a report that details the main flood risks to a development site. It can also provide recommendations for mitigating measures to alleviate the impact of flooding to the site and surrounding area. The scope and details of the Flood Risk Assessments will vary depending on the size and topography of the site, and which Flood Zone the site lies within.
Earth environmental and geotechnical case studies

Benefits of Geotechnical Assessments

Geotechnical assessments performed by Earth Environmental and Geotechnical Ltd, are used to gather information about the physical properties of the ground for a wide range of applications, such as researching the suitability of sites for proposed developments or works, or for the repair of existing structures either damaged or at risk from subsurface conditions.