About Us

Concept was established in 1997 and has been involved in numerous high-profile projects throughout the UK and abroad. 

We provide the following engineering consultants services:

  • Site investigations
  • Geotechnical/Environmental Consultancy
  • Laboratory testing
  • Instrumentation installation
  • Monitoring services
  • Survey work

Our team of experts provide exceptional services to a broad client base. This includes consultants, contractors, developers, construction managers, insurance companies, architects, government agencies, and private individuals.

Expert Site Investigation Consultants

Our multidisciplinary engineering consultants have extensive experience in site operations. We pride ourselves on having the technical knowledge to deliver the services required, and to ensure a successful start to any project.

We understand that every project requires an individual approach. Our engineering consultants can scope your investigations and design work for you or advise your team with recommendations.  

Our consultancy service covers, but is not limited to, aiding in the following key areas:

Phase 1

  • Desk Studies
  • Environmental Impact Assessments
  • Contaminated Land Risk Assessments
  • Environmental Statements
  • Design to Eurocode 7 (EC7) 

Phase 2

  • Field and Site Supervision
  • Total Project Management
  • Specialist In Situ and Laboratory Testing
  • Geotechnical Factual and Interpretative Reporting 
  • Delivering the highest quality data in AGS format

Quality & Accreditations

We are fully committed to the principles of Quality Assurance, Health and Safety, and Environmental Protection. 

  • We have formal accreditations for Health and Safety (ISO 45001), Environmental (ISO 14001) and Quality Management (ISO 9001).
  • We hold SSIP Accreditation and ConstructionLine Gold
  • Approved by Audit by Achilles UVDB and RISQS
  • Our Geotechnical Laboratories are UKAS Accredited
  • We are Cyber Essentials Plus certified
  • We operate in accordance with ISO 27001 and are working towards the formal accreditation.

Concept Site Investigations are members of various industry governing bodies and associates. We take an active role with key members of staff, residing on various committees therein, such as Association of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists, British Drilling Association and Association of Consulting Engineers.

Our Mission

At Concept, we have a clear mission which all our team works towards. We aim to take a collaborative and cooperative approach at all levels of our operations. 

Our team employs a policy of openness, honesty, and transparency that permeates everything that we do – such is the culture of Concept. We aim to work alongside our clients, stakeholders, and third parties with a "One Team: One Goal" approach for the safe and successful delivery of all our projects. 

We understand and practice our key objectives:

  • Health, Safety and Wellbeing
  • Leadership
  • Respect
  • Integrity
Rotary Rig set up on site in Central London

Our Vision & Values


Our vision is to become a leading provider of exceptional services and data that contribute to safe and sustainable construction projects, driving the growth and advancement of the geotechnical industry. 

We pride ourselves on creating a working environment characterised by excellence, respect, happiness, and cultural calm. Equality, diversity, fairness, inclusion, and respect are deeply embedded in our company and throughout our supply chain. 

We are dedicated to empowering our employees, assisting them in developing their full potential, and leveraging their unique talents. Through our unwavering commitment to this roadmap, we will shape a future where our company thrives while making a positive impact on the industry and society.

Rotary rig set up on the side of a country road drilling a borehole


At Concept, our vision is to empower the development of our built environment, whilst making meaningful contributions to the advancement of humanity by respecting and preserving our planet.

We do this by engaging the following key values:

  • Passionate expertise: We wholeheartedly embrace our work, demonstrating dedication, pride, and integrity.
  • Collaborative strength: We foster a sense of unity by supporting and caring for our colleagues. By working closely with our clients and supply partners, we create shared success.
  • Ethical stewardship: We recognise our responsibility at the unique interface between the natural and built environment. Our commitment is to deliver solutions that preserve, protect, and harmonise the needs of both.
  • Risk mitigation and safety: Leveraging our unparalleled understanding of geo-hazards, we actively mitigate risks and enhance safety. Our focus extends beyond our workforce to safeguard the stability of structures and infrastructure in our surroundings.
  • Appreciation for legacy: We hold a profound appreciation for geological time, understanding the significance of the legacy we leave behind. Our actions reflect a commitment to creating a lasting positive impact.
Drilling operative removing clay from a cross cutter during drilling

Our Promise

Collaborative Engagement:

We actively embrace a collaborative and cooperative approach at all levels of our operations, engaging directly with clients, representatives, project teams, third parties, contractors, the supply chain, and the general public. We aim to establish a shared sense of purpose and work together harmoniously to achieve successful outcomes.

Visible and Inspirational Leadership:

We lead by example, inspiring and motivating our team members and those around us with visible and felt leadership. Through effective communication, we foster an environment that encourages innovation and embraces the full potential of every individual. Our roadmap includes supporting and empowering our employees to reach their personal and professional goals, creating a cohesive and high-performing team that strives for excellence.

Safety, Health, and Wellbeing:

We commit ourselves to prioritising safety, health, and well-being for everyone involved in our operations. Our roadmap includes a zero-compromise approach. Every team member is empowered to identify and address potential hazards. We ensure that safety practices are integrated into all our decisions and actions, promoting a culture where safety is a fundamental value upheld at all times. 

Openness, Honesty, and Transparency:

We pride ourselves on cultivating a culture of openness, honesty, and transparency that permeates every aspect of our work. We aspire to create an environment where trust is paramount, and we consistently prioritise open communication and transparent practices. 


Our roadmap emphasises treating everyone with fairness, dignity, and respect, regardless of their race, gender, age, religion, sexuality, or disability. We are committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment where every voice is valued and heard. Within Concept and in our interactions with clients and partners, we promote an atmosphere of professionalism, ensuring that everyone feels respected, comfortable, and at ease.


We consistently uphold honourability, accountability, and responsibility without exception. Our roadmap includes maintaining rigorous standards of workmanship and professionalism across all our operations, providing the highest quality services and data to our clients. We are unwavering in our commitment to ethical practices and strive to earn the trust and confidence of all stakeholders.