ESG provides an unrivalled range of infrastructure testing, inspection and compliance services, allowing us to guide you from project design through to build and ongoing management.

ESG offers the widest range of testing, inspection and compliance services in the UK to every stage in the project lifecycle.

From preliminary geotechnical investigations to foundation and materials testing, our services play a vital role in delivering your project on time, to budget and safely. We pride ourselves on our client-focussed approach and continual drive to exceed expectations through our leading technical expertise, operational excellence and technological innovation.

With a wealth of infrastructure experience and expertise, ESG are proud to have worked on some of the UK's largest projects over recent years including Crossrail, Thames Tideway, Canary Wharf and the Olympics.

We hold the broadest spectrum of UKAS accreditations and are one of the few independent testing facilities within the UK to be accredited to establish on-site laboratories, which provide our clients with preliminary results, rapid turnarounds and assured sample integrity.

Infrastructure Services

Foundations & Structures

ESG is the leading independent provider of foundation testing services and structural condition surveys offering an extensive range of testing methods and data provision.


The legacy of our industrial past combined with natural geological conditions increasingly impacts on land use and development. With their specialist knowledge and wealth of experience, ESG's geoenvironmental consulting team provide solutions to ground related and environmental problems to ensure economic viability, safety, legal compliance and most of all sustainability.

Ground & Marine Investigation

ESG is the UK’s market leading provider of geotechnical site investigations. Expert field operations backed up by UKAS accredited analytical testing and proven technical support draw on over 80 years’ experience in delivering high quality services.

Infrastructure Materials Testing

From simple soil testing to the provision of fully equipped site laboratories, our directly employed site and laboratory technicians are trained to undertake a comprehensive range of infrastructure materials testing. Operating to UKAS accredited procedures and test methods, ESG provides information that enables our clients to make well informed cost and programme decisions.

Specialist Services

ESG's is one of the UK’s leading providers of technical services, offering a full range of metallurgical, materials science and component testing services.