Ground Investigation

Ground Investigation

Ground Investigation


As important that it may be to ensure the design and style of your modular accommodation suits your individual needs, it is no less important that the ground it sits on is treated with the same amount of consideration.  It is becoming ever more commonplace, that Building Control require ground investigation data and foundation calculates for modular construction solutions.  MBSS can provide full ground investigation services including exploratory boreholes, laboratory testing, in situ testing, and gas/groundwater/radon monitoring and consultancy (design) services.  We can provide a wide range of equipment to investigate the ground conditions at any site, including restricted access sites.  Don’t be caught out with unexpected surprises.

The services includes:

  • Cable percussion boring rigs
  • Rotary drilling rigs
  • Dynamic window sample rig (with dynamic probing)
  • Hand held window sampling equipment
  • Concrete coring
  • In-situ plate bearing tests
  • Laboratory geotechnical testing
  • Laboratory contamination testing
  • Land gas /groundwater monitoring
  • Radon Monitoring

Our reporting/design services include:

  • Desk study services, (including mining risk assessments)
  • Foundation recommendations
  • Advice on soil contamination
  • Advice on gas protection measures
  • Advice on radon protection measures

Feel free to call us to discuss your needs on 01291 630 981 or e-mail

Modular Building Site Services Limited, Unit 12 Aylburton Business Centre, Stockwell Lane, Aylburton, Gloucestershire, GL15 6ST

Tel: 01291 630 981   -   Fax: 01291 408 101   -   Email:

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