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No Problems, Only Solutions.

Our specialist geotechnical, environmental and structural teams work together to provide you with cost-effective and practical solutions to your development challenges. We are experts in identifying and finding solutions to ground and environmental hazards to ensure your project can be delivered in a compliant and cost-efficient manner.

GRM provides development services and solutions to aid both large and small developers in a wide variety of market sectors: Industry, Commercial, Retail, Residential (both private individuals and large PLC’s), Public, Education, Healthcare, Leisure and Transport.

We can often demonstrate that a perceived problem is not really a hazard to the development, so for the client, a small investment in ground investigation can return many times its value in terms of cost savings.

GRM understand that in a development scenario, time is money. We’ll carry out the investigation, draw up reports and recommendations, and help you to proceed with the solutions as quickly as possible, without compromising accuracy.

From the surface down.

We’ll find what’s there.
Decide how best to deal with it.
Then sort it out cost-effectively.

GRM provides developers with fast, reliable, practical and understandable advice for feasibility studies, land evaluation, foundation design, remediation evaluation and any other ground-related activity.

From the surface up.

We design it.
We make it safe and economic.
We ensure it’s built correctly.

GRM’s clear, accurate, prompt and user-friendly designs help development projects achieve success.
GRM’s above-ground work has to achieve compliance and planning approval.

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  • Living and working at GRM – Welwyn Garden City

    GRM’s South Eastern office, which opened in 2018, is in Welwyn Garden City. Managed by Chartered Geologist Deborah Ashton, it is ideally located for our clients across the South East of England. It is a convenient distance from London, being only 20 miles from the centre and a 30-minute train journey into King’s Cross. There

    August 20, 2019
  • Dynamic Sampling

    Dynamic sampling, more typically referred to window sampling (WS) is a ground investigation technique typically used to obtain soil samples from shallow to up to 5m depth, although depths of up to 15m can be achieved. The technique involves percussively driving a series of reducing diameter steel tubes into the ground, which are then hydraulically

    July 30, 2019
  • 25 Years Since Our Office Fire

    Recently, MD Bill recently remembered a rather dubious anniversary, in that, back in December, it was 25 years since our offices at Bretby Business Park were ravaged by fire. The fire started at midday and spread through the roof space across the office block and all Bill could do was watch the office burn. Not

    July 15, 2019
  • Amy McKenna – Mineshaft Hunter

    The UKs coal mining legacy is widespread and needs to be investigated thoroughly. Following a request from a long-standing client, GRM reviewed a proposed development site which was located in a Coal Authority Development High Risk Area. GRM’s subsequent Coal Mining Risk Assessment (CMRA) and Phase I Desk Study found that the site had historically

    July 3, 2019