Sub Surface North East offer a full range of Geotechnical and Environmental Site Investigation (Ground Investigation) services, across the North East of England and Eastern Scotland.

Sub Surface North East was founded in 1990 and is based in Ossett, West Yorkshire. Dave Simpson (Director of Sub Surface North East Ltd) will design a site specific Site Investigation to determine the ground conditions, to meet the Client’s requirements and, where necessary, to satisfy the various regulatory requirements of Local Authority Planning, Environmental Health and Building Control Departments, the Environment Agency and property transactions.

Our highly qualified, experienced staff provide a professional, high quality, reliable service at a cost effective price. We cater for all project types and sizes from small private residential extension projects to large corporate infrastructure projects. Some of the services Sub Surface North East offer include (plus many more):

Phase 1 Desktop Study Report

(aka. Preliminary Risk Assessment, Contaminated Land Survey, Land Contamination Assessment)

Site Investigation, Testing and Monitoring Services

Site Investigation (Ground Investigation)
  • Cable Percussive Boreholes
  • Mini Percussive Boreholes
  • Window Sampling
  • Rotary Drilling
  • Dynamic Probing
  • Trial Pits
In-situ Testing and Monitoring
  • CBR Testing
  • Plate Bearing Testing
  • Percolation Tests
  • BRE Digest 365 Soakaway Tests
  • Landfill Gas Monitoring
  • Groundwater Monitoring
Laboratory Testing
  • Geotechnical Soil and Rock Testing
  • Contamination Testing
  • WAC Testing
  • Asbestos Screening
  • Water Pipeline Suite
  • Topsoil Validation

Geotechnical and Environmental Consultancy Services

Geotechnical
  • Foundation Design
  • Safe Bearing Pressures
  • Coal Mining Risk Assessment
  • Ground Stability – Mining and Cavities
  • Slope Stability Analysis
  • Retaining Walls and Basements
  • Earthworks
  • Subsidence (Failed Foundations)
  • Road Design
  • Sewer Construction
  • Chalk Solution Features
  • Gypsum Solution Features
Environmental
  • Phase 1 Desktop Study
  • Phase II Ground Investigation
  • Contaminated Land Assessment
  • Waste Classification
  • Water Pipeline Risk Assessment
  • Soil Re-use and Materials Management Plans
  • Ground Gas Risk Assessment
  • Groundwater Risk Assessment
  • Phase III Remediation Statement
  • Phase IV Validation Report
Large areas in the North East of England (such as Yorkshire and Newcastle upon Tyne) are situated within coal mining areas. Sub Surface North East are Site Investigation specialists, and are highly experienced in investigating sites which may be affected by coal mining in the past. Our services within a coal mining area generally begin with a Desk Studies including a Coal Authority Mining Report and possible Coal Mining Risk Assessment, leading to rotary drilling (where necessary) to identify shallow coal seams and mine shafts, etc., followed by an Interpretative report with appropriate recommendations (drilling and grouting, raft foundations, etc.) to ensure a safe and economic development.

Contact Details:

 

Tel: 01924 278181

Email: dsimpson@subsurface.co.uk

Contact: Dave Simpson (Director)

 

Address:

Sub Surface North East Ltd

RMC Business Centre,

Dewsbury Road,

Ossett,

West Yorkshire

WF5 9ND

 

Opening Hours:

Monday          8:30am – 5:00pm

Tuesday          8:30am – 5:00pm

Wednesday     8:30am – 5:00pm

Thursday         8:30am – 5:00pm

Friday               8:30am – 5:00pm

Saturday          Closed

Sunday             Closed

Regions Covered By Sub Surface North East Limited Include:

West Yorskhire

Batley

Bradford

Brighouse

Castleford

Dewsbury

Halifax

Huddersfield

Keighley

Leeds

Ossett

Pontefract

Pudsey

Shipley

Wakefield

 

County Durham

Billingham

Chester-le-Street

Darlington

Durham

Hartlepool

Stockton-on-Tees

 

Derbyshire

(North)

Buxton

Chesterfield

Dronfield

Glossop

 

South Yorkshire

Barnsley

Bentley

Doncaster

Rotherham

Sheffield

Wath-upon-Dearne

 

North Yorkshire

Harrogate

Middlesbrough

Redcar

Ripon

Scarborough

Selby

York

 

Lincolnshire

Boston

Cleesthorpes

Grimsby

Lincoln

Scunthorpe

Skegness

 

Nottinghamshire

(North)

Mansfield

Retford

Sutton-in-Ashfield

Worksop

East Yorkshire

Beverley

Bridlington

Goole

Kingston upon Hull

 

Tyne and Wear

Gateshead

Jarrow

Longbenton

Newcastle upon Tyne

South Shields

Sunderland

Tynemouth

Wallsend

Washington

Whitley Bay

 

Eastern Scotland

Aberdeen

Dundee

Edinburgh

Falkirk

Fife

Inverness

 

Northumberland

Ashington

Blyth

Cramlington

Northallerton

Sub Surface North East Map

Request a Quote

If you would like a quote for a Site Investigation or have any questions, please email (dsimpson@subsurface.co.uk) or telephone Dave Simpson (01924 278181). Also, where necessary/available please email the following information:

  • Site Location Plan – showing the redline planning application boundary
  • Existing Site Plan
  • Proposed Development Plan or Details of Ground Investigation Requirements
  • Planning Conditions (if appropriate)