Ruddlesden geotechnical

Detailed Foundation Appraisal

Recommendations for foundation design are one of the most commonly provided geotechnical consultancy services provided by Ruddlesden geotechnical.

From an assessment of exploratory hole (trial pit/ borehole) and laboratory testing data, recommendations for the most suitable foundation solution, e.g. strip/ trench-fill, pad, reinforced, raft, piled etc., are provided.

Bearing capacity and geotechnical parameters for foundation design are also provided in Ruddlesden geotechnical’s reports.

Case Study

Foundations Options Appraisal, Somerset

The Somerset Levels typically comprise a thick sequence of Tidal Flat Deposits, made up of layers of peat, clay, silt, sand and gravel, underlain by the Triassic and Jurassic bedrock deposits.