The Central Alliance Geo Consulting team are able to offer the following services:

  • Phase 1 Geo-environmental and geotechnical site appraisal and ground risk identification, presented as a Phase 1 Desk Study Report.
  • Coal Mining Risk Assessment.
  • Geo-environmental and geotechnical ground investigation scoping, supervision, including in situ and laboratory test scheduling.
  • Phase 2 geo-environmental and geotechnical site appraisal, presented as a Ground Investigation Report to include:
  • Interpretation and evaluation of the ground investigation factual information
  • Characterisation of ground conditions and development of a ground model
  • Development of characteristic geotechnical soil and rock parameters
  • Contamination appraisal and risk assessment, including
  • Semi quantitative risk assessment – human health and controlled waters
  • Contamination remediation recommendations 
  • Ground gas risk assessment and characteristic situation recommendations
  • Soil waste classification
  • Engineering Considerations:
  • Foundation options and preliminary assessment
  • Pavement subbase assessment and recommendations
  • Specification of Earthworks testing and suitability of site won soils for earthworks, including soil classification in accordance with Specification for Highway Works: Series 600 Earthworks
  • Earthworks supervision and validation 
  • Engineered soil slopes
  • BRE SD1 Concrete in aggressive ground assessment
  • Soakaway testing and provision of infiltration rates to BRE365
  • UKWIR Recommendations

The team comprises a core team of four experienced geo-environmental/geotechnical professionals with a combined of experience, mainly in commercial, residential and highways sectors but also rail and energy:

  • Alex Bradley – Associate Geo-environmental Engineer
  • Matthew Chamberlain CGeol FGS, UKRoGEP – Senior Geotechnical Engineer
  • Maria Beasley – Senior Geo-environmental Engineer
  • John Parkinson – Senior Geo-environmental Engineer

They are supported by dedicated CAD resources and junior geo-environmental engineers as required.