GIP's in-house UKAS accredited laboratory provides a range of services, not only to our own technical teams as part of their investigative works, but also directly for its own customers

including landfill operators, earthworks contractors, structural engineers, architects, tree surgeons and builders.

We offer a wide range of internal and external soils testing, from simple moisture content and classification testing through to Moisture Condition Value and Consolidation Testing. All testing is carried out in accordance with BS 1377. We also offer a range of BRE testing, including Slag Expansion and Filter Paper Desiccation Tests.

GIP is also able to facilitate other specialist contamination testing and Geotechnical testing

We are able to offer free sample collections subject to the size of the project, and an expedited turaround on our testing services at an additional charge. Longer term sample storage is also available.

GIP can offer testing to current British Standards on:

  • Compaction
  • Strength
  • Consolidation and durability
  • Chemical and electro chemical
  • Classification
  • CBRs
  • A wide range of site based in situ testing including plate bearing tests and sand replacement densities.

GIP is one of the UK's leading laboratories for accelerated slag expansion testing with a capability for undertaking 45 tests per month.

We are accredited by UKAS to BS17025:2005 and BS1377:1990 and have a system and technical staff which are consistently commended during our annual UKAS inspection.

Please click on the link to see our current UKAS Certificate.

For further information or to contact our Laboratory call Paul Smart on 01902 459558

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