Subsidence Investigation and Assessment

Investigation of the ground conditions beneath existing structures that have experienced foundation subsidence/ settlement is undertaken by Ruddlesden geotechnical.

Following a review of desk studyinformation, this will often include hand- or machine-excavated trial pits, with boreholes and laboratory testing.

Factors considered as possible reasons for movement typically include trees, drains and bearing capacity.

Our report would typically include likely causes for the movement and remedial design recommendations, which might include conventional or piled foundationunderpinning.

Case Study

Subsidence Investigation, Exeter

A void was encountered during construction works beneath an existing residential property in Exeter. It was feared that the void might compromise the integrity of the pro...

  • AGS
  • Constructionline
  • CSCS
  • SMAS
  • ECFC trust