Ground Investigation

City Surveys’ specialist engineers provide a flexible, comprehensive and geotechnical investigation service designed to ensure a positive, safe and compliant outcome to our clients’ projects.


Ground Investigation

From house building and major civils projects to multi-million pound rail renewals, our team will actively manage your ground investigation project.

Today more than ever the major players in construction and engineering are focusing on health, safety and managing risk. So that our clients ensure a positive and safe and legal outcome to their projects, we deliver a range of ground investigation services that are second to none.

Our clients regularly benefit from our ‘turn-key’ approach to ground investigation, a service that covers everything from desktop studies and initial investigation to site engineering services during construction (setting-out of earthworks, foundations, formwork and structures etc).

From Phase 1 site walkovers and desk studies leading to Phase 2 geotechnical ground investigation, from land condition assessments to ground gas assessments, from foundation and contaminated land assessments and from remedial design, project management and supervision… All of these services and more are provided by our ground investigation professionals and are supported by a range other services such as utility mapping.

Professional, friendly staff

We pride ourselves on the professionalism and courtesy of our staff. We guarantee to treat all stakeholders as we would like to be treated.

‘One stop shop’ approach

One of the most diverse organisations of its type, we deliver a truly surprising but complementary range of services to support all stages of your project.

First class customer service

From the moment you get in touch to the second your deliverables land, we promise to communicate with your team promptly, politely and proactively.

Sustainable and considerate

We promise to respect and give back to the communities and environments in which we work, sourcing both materials and personnel responsibly.

Nationwide coverage

One of the leading firms of our type, we operate throughout the UK delivering a truly diverse range of services across a wide variety of sectors.

Proven track record

Every year we deliver hundreds of projects on time and on budget to a loyal client base. Over 70% of our work is based upon repeat business.

We save you money

By working harder, longer and more intelligently, over the years we’ve actually saved our clients millions in unnecessary costs and delays.

Honest, transparent pricing

The price we quote is the price you pay. If your brief is accurate and the scope remains the same there will be no additional costs whatsoever.

Training and technology

We’re constantly investing in the latest training, technology, software and systems. Our equipment and people are at the top of their game.

Fast, efficient delivery

Our business is based upon service quality, flexibility and speed. We work with you to deliver the results you need, when you need them.

Get in touch

For more information on our geotechnical engineering and ground investigation services or to request a quote, simply call 0330 024 4988. Alternatively why not send a message via the contact form below. A member of our staff will be happy to help.


City Surveys are proud to have worked with a wide range of clients in varying sectors. Here are just some of the names we have successfully helped. If you have a potential project you think we can assist with please get in touch.