4th March 2024

Strata Geotechnics Re-appointed to Coal Authority Ground Investigation Framework

Ground Investigation

Van Elle’s specialist ground investigation business Strata Geotechnics has been awarded an expanded role by securing a place on all five regional lots of the Coal Authority’s new ground investigation framework, located throughout the British coalfield areas in the following regions.

•             Lot 1.1 Scotland East and West Region

•             Lot 1.2 North East & Cumbria

•             Lot 1.3 North West, North Wales & Yorkshire

•             Lot 1.4 East & West Midlands & South Yorkshire

•             Lot 1.5 South Wales & South West

The new framework will continue until February 2027, with work on-site expected to commence later this year.

As part of the £6 million framework, we will offer a comprehensive range of services including the implementation of various drilling and ground investigation techniques, core preparation and analysis, geophysical prospecting, topographical surveys, technical expertise, monitoring, reporting and laboratory services.

David Buckley, Director of Strata Geotechnics, said: “This marks a significant milestone in our longstanding partnership with the Coal Authority and follows our initial appointment to their Ground Investigation Framework in 2020.

“We look forward to applying our extensive experience, expertise, and innovation to deliver meaningful results and to keep coalfield communities and environments safe”.

For more information on Strata Geotechnics comprehensive ground investigation, testing, and monitoring services visit their website here: https://www.van-elle.co.uk/strata/.