Fairhurst’s Geotechnical and Environmental Services Team provide a wide range of specialist services and routinely works on independent projects or as part of a wider multidisciplinary design team.


There are currently over 60 Geo-Engineers working across the offices including:

  • Chartered Geotechnical Engineers (ICE Accredited)
  • Chartered Geologists (Geological Society and ROGEP)
  • Geo-Environmental Engineers (CIWEM)
  • Geo-Chemical Engineers
  • Hydrogeologists
  • Mining Legacy Engineers


Fairhurst supports clients across all stages of projects which can include:

Feasibility: Desk Studies, optioneering development constraints identification.

Planning and Investigation:  Providing advice on Planning Applications and Environmental Statements (ES). Design and management of intrusive ground investigations, factual and interpretative reporting.

Design: Including foundations, retention, slope stabilisation, brownfield remediation, mineral consolidation and earthworks.

Site:  Providing contract administration and/or site monitoring.

Asset Management: Providing inspection, geotechnical asset management and risk assessment including specialist access.

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