At the start of the year we launched our ‘Ten in Ten’ challenge for 2017 to celebrate our decade in business as Terra Firma (South). Recognising our achievements over the last ten years is important for us, and to maintain our momentum we thought a challenge to ourselves for each year in business was a fitting way to mark our decade.

We are now 8 challenges in and counting down to our grand finale. Our events have taken us from a humble tennis tournament, to the kicking fun of foot golf, with a bit of escaping from Bacterium, a Geo Bake Off to challenge the taste buds, scaling new heights in the 3 peaks challenge, to scrambling over giant inflatables, a dunk or two from our homemade raft in the river dart and hairing around the karting track. Phew, what an adventure!

And to be honest, this matches the energy and experience of our last ten years as we have grown into a leading Geo-Technical and Geo-Environmental Engineering company meeting the needs of our clients both locally and nationally. We had a vision ten years ago and a determination to achieve it, and like our challenges, each year has provided new experiences, engagements with exciting projects, and development of our skills to deliver to our client base. A bit like our willingness to raft down an ice cold river or make a model of Petra in cake, we have tailored our skills to meet the evolving needs of our clients and are constantly approaching site works with creativity and commitment to achieve results.

This flexibility is shown in the wide variety of site works we have undertaken over the decade, from high security prison work, to near shore drilling, not forgetting sensitive sites such as schools to greenfield sites with ecological requirements. We have scaled down cliffs and adapted drilling rigs to meet the needs of our clients, and look ahead with anticipation and enthusiasm to what the next decade may bring.

We pride ourselves on our customer service and technical abilities, meaning we have a valued client base of home owners seeking to extend, house builders, housing authorities, Local Authorities, structural engineers, and many more. We are only ever a phone call or email away, and ensure all enquiries are dealt with swiftly and professionally. This small business feel has stayed with us as we have expanded, and we are always striving to deliver our work safely, with timeliness and using our broad knowledge base.

What a journey from our first jobs back in 2007 as a ‘one man band’ in a broom cupboard office!

As our business grows and evolves we are excited to see more challenges ahead- including our tenth challenge, possibly the biggest yet- breaking ground for our new office build! Site investigations complete, foundation designs finalised, we are ready to start construction so watch this space for more updates and invitations to join in with enjoying our spectacular working space. It’s business as usual, so get in touch, let us show you why we are still growing and succeeding ten years on!

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