Geo Technical Engineering

Geotechnical site appraisals. Laboratory geotechnical soil and rock testing. Foundation and floor slab design including bearing capacity calculations. Settlement and consolidation calculations. Buried concrete design. Soakaway design. Ground stabilisation including...

Site Investigation

Design and Implementation of Exploratory, Main & Supplementary Site Investigations. Site Investigation techniques include: Trial Pitting, including hand-dug excavations. Windowless Sampling, Cable Percussive & Rotary Drilling. Geo-Tool/Geo-Probe Drilling for confined...

Contaminated Land Risk Assesment

Phase 1 Preliminary Risk Assessment and site conceptual modelling. Phase 2 Quantitative Risk Assessment (Generic/Detailed) for human health and the water environment. Phase 3 Options Appraisal and Remediation Strategy design/development. Phase 4 Remediation Strategy...

Preliminary Desk Study

Phase 1 Reporting. Historical Map, Aerial Photos and other documentary searches. Preliminary assessment of Contaminated Land. Geology, Hydrogeology and Hydrology. Radon Assessment. Mining Assessment. Development of Site Conceptual Models. Design of Phase 2 Site...

Earthworks

Design, implementation & supervision of earthworks. Design, implementation & supervision of ground improvements. In-situ DCP, CBR, density and plate load testing. For more information, feel free to contact us We're proud to provide competitive prices for a...

Environmental Assesment

Gas regime assessment including landfill/ground gas monitoring. Internal Radon Surveys (Rapid 7 Day & Standard 3 Month). Ecological considerations including tha assessment of Japanese Knotweed. Environmental Audits. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) contributions....

Services

Terra Firma (South) has undertaken many Projects across the UK encompassing all construction sectors, including Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Infrastructure, Energy and Renewable. Our core activities include Site Investigation, Geotechnical Engineering,...

Geo-Environmental and Geo-Technical Engineering and Site Investigation Experts for over 20 years.

Terra Firma (South) has a proven track record of serving an extensive client base across residential and commercial developments in the United Kingdom. As one of the most exciting and successful Site Investigation Contractors in the United Kingdom we’re proud to provide competitive prices for a professional service, which is always personally delivered and would greatly appreciate your consideration for any future projects you may have.

Accreditations

News & Updates

We are hiring. Office Manager position for 12 months Maternity Cover

We are hiring. Office Manager position for 12 months Maternity Cover

We are seeking a part time Office Manager (job share) for 6-12 months Maternity Cover starting December 2020. The contract will initially be for 6 months with the possiblity of extending it. This busy and interesting role is based in our office near Dunsford, Exeter....

Specialist in Ground Investigation and Contaminated Land Sought

Specialist in Ground Investigation and Contaminated Land Sought

Terra Firma (South) is seeking to hire a new talented engineer within our expanding office. We have a vacancy for a Geo-environmental Engineer with experience, knowledge and focus in Ground Investigation and Contaminated Land Risk Assessment. The role will involve...

Covid-19

Covid-19

Following the announcement last week from the Government, Terra Firma (South) has taken appropriate steps to ensure the Health and Well Being of all our staff, contractors and the general public and comply with all Public England Health restrictions. All on-going and...

Job Vacancy

Job Vacancy

Terra Firma (South) is on the look out for a new talented engineer within our expanding office! We have a vacancy for a Geo-environmental Engineer with experience in Ground Investigation and Contaminated Land Risk Assessment. The role will involve designing,...

Job Vacancy – Bucking the Trend!

Job Vacancy – Bucking the Trend!

We are Bucking the Trend and looking for a new member of the team. We are seeking a Graduate / technician with BSc in geology (or similar) or lab or site testing experience. The job role will be to assist our Site Engineers in their Ground Investigations and ongoing...

Foundations Complete

Foundations Complete

The Foundations and Floor Slab for our new office have now been completed with thanks for Heltor Groundworks. Great work despite relentless rain! Construction starts today with a 10 ton delivery of timber. Onwards and Upwards.

Stand Out From The Herd – Send Us Your CV

Stand Out From The Herd – Send Us Your CV

That's right, stand out from the herd, consider joining us and our friendly neighbours here at Terra Firma South. We are waiting to hear from the following potential candidates: We continue our search for a Senior Geo-environmental Engineer with experience, knowledge...

Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground

With 2017 and our 10th year coming to an end, today saw our final challenge completed - Breaking Ground for our new office! Groundwork's have now started with thanks to #heltorgroundworks. Lets hope the weather improves! 2018 is going to be a great year do please...