Solmek Geotechnical & Environmental Ltd

Providing safe cost effective ground investigations

Welcome to Solmek

Solmek is an independent site investigation company based in the north-east of England. our team includes qualified engineers, geologists and technicians who specialise in geotechnical and geo-environmental investigations. In recent years, we have expanded our work portfolio while gaining nationally recognised certifications enabling us to provide clients the best quality service from initial Phase 1 Desk Studies through to detailed Phase 2 Site Investigations and beyond. Onsite services are supported by our in-house UKAS accredited geotechnical testing laboratory.

Over the years the company has earned an enviable reputation for its approach to environmental and geotechnical design and construction management which offers an appreciation of the commercial pressures which confront clients in all business sectors. This can be demonstrated by a track record of producing considered and well engineered solutions on time and to budget, whilst meeting consistently high standards of quality.

We take on all types of jobs from small domestic work to larger projects, all carried out to the highest standards, and at very competitive prices. Our project portfolio includes many interesting and complex projects in a range of different sectors including industrial, commercial, housing and leisure.

Solmek endeavour to provide cost effective solutions tailored to our clients needs. We produce high quality geotechnical and environmental reports which meet the challenges of an uncertain economic climate and evolving legislation.

Desk Study

Phase 1 Desk Study is usually undertaken at the start of the site investigation process.

Site Investigation

Working closely with our clients Solmek provides site characterisation and assessment across the UK.

Geotechnical Testing

Our in-house soils laboratory is UKAS accredited for a wide range of tests specified to BS 1377-1990.

Case Studies

Solmek has been involved in many exciting projects, we've collected a few of the most interesting ones.

We have used Solmek for more than a decade to carry out Phase 1 Desk Studies and Phase 2 Site Investigations on a great number of sites and would have no hesitation recommending them to any client for this type of work. Solmek have always been reliable, trustworthy and truly professional to deal with.

Paul Winship
Partner, Billinghurst George and Partners

Solmek have undertaken Phase 1 Desk Studies and Phase 2 Site Investigations across a large number of County Durham Housing Group's (CDHG) sites. Solmek provided a quick and efficient service, they have been proactive in dealing with an queries arising and we look forward to working with them again in the future.

Tom Winter
Development Officer, County Durham Housing Group