Geotechnical Consultancy

Ruddlesden geotechnical ltd has considerable expertise in providing economical and practical solutions to geotechnical engineering problems that might be encountered in any particular project.

The largest amount of unforeseen costs of a project often come from the ground. Good geotechnics is ultimately about delivering costs savings. By providing detailed accurate geotechnical recommendations the amount of unforeseen costs relating to the ground may be mitigated.

Using the information obtained from the Phase 1 assessment and/ or Phase 2 site investigation, the following technical recommendations can be supplied:

  • Detailed foundation appraisals
  • Groundwater assessments and hydrogeological studies
  • Excavations stability/ difficulty
  • CBR values for road pavement design
  • In-situ plate bearing testing
  • Ground improvement techniques
  • Parameters for retaining wall design
  • Basement construction advice
  • Information for piled foundation design
  • Slope stability analysis and design
  • Mineworkings hazard assessment
  • Natural resource location evaluation
  • Waste materials assessment and recycling
  • Subsidence investigation and assessment
  • Piling platform/ crane tower stability assessments
  • Slurry lagoon/ pit testing, investigation and design 
  • Engineering geomorphological surveys
  • Infrastructure alignment route appraisals
  • Soakaway feasibility in accordance with BRE 365
  • Surface water and foul drainage solutions
  • Hydrological studies
  • Geothermal heating advice