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
Our involvement in this interesting and challenging project, an eight-storey office building over Cannon Street Railway Station, began in 2004, when we were appointed by Foggo Associates, on behalf of the client, to carry out initial investigations in the southern part of the site, the only part that was accessible at that time.
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
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
The 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
We are often told that we are at the "frontline" of a construction project, which clearly we are, and are therefore a bellwether for the state of the construction market in general. Again, probably true to a large extent. So, I thought I would share a few thoughts on the first half of this year, the last one (probably) that we will spend as a member of the European Union.Read More