Our site uses cookies

Like most sites, our site uses cookies. We thought we would let you know as we are required to do so. If you would like more information please visit our privacy policy page we won't trouble you with this message again

Ground investigation
Geotechnical consultancy
Contaminated land assessment

We are Geotechnical and Environmental Associates (GEA)

A well-established and independent specialist providing a high-quality ground investigation and geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy service to the property and construction industries.

About Us


Geotechnical and Environmental Associates - the first 15 years


At the start of 2003, Tony Blair was Prime Minister and was yet to have his Iraq problem, Girls Aloud had the No 1 single, London had no congestion charge, and Geotechnical & Environmental Associates (GEA) Limited started trading.

Read More

What makes a good Geotechnical Engineer?


As we start another year and consider recruitment options I starting wondering whether we could put in a nutshell what the qualities are that we look for, particularly in new graduates, which is where we find most of our staff.

Read More



Hong Kong


It is not often that great opportunities come along out of nowhere, but when they do, you have to take them. In early January, we were given the chance to join University of Portsmouth’s BEng Engineering Geology and Geotechnics annual study tour to Hong Kong.

Read More

Description of Anthropogenic Materials


he Association of Geotechnical & Geoenvironmental Specialists (AGS) has produced new guidance for the description of made ground. The description of anthropogenic materials, made ground, or “fill” is not particularly well covered by existing standards, which leads to the lack of a common approach amongst ground engineers.

Read More