Central Piling has said the launch of its new ground investigation division is aimed at saving clients’ money and has been developed in response to increasing demand from the basement sector.
The new division is part of the company’s development programme that has already seen the business establish its first regional office.
According to Central Piling, the rationale for the new site investigation service is that it is an integral part of the development process, as a well-designed investigation can save project costs and make designers aware of potential geotechnical and environmental issues.
The company has said that is expertise in pile design and construction makes Central Piling ideally suited to provide clients with robust ground investigation which is combines with consultancy services including finite analysis modelling, slope stability, retaining walls and foundations.
Central Piling’s new site investigation division covers services includes in-situ tests, along with the ability to install groundwater and ground gas monitoring wells, noise and vibration monitoring, extensometers, inclinometers and deformation monitoring methods. Other services available are pile testing elements including tests for pile integrity tests, static loads, and concrete cubes and slumps.