Design of Specialist Foundations


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C Hobbs Associates-Geotechnical Engineers and Consultants

Piling and Geotechnical Engineers

Welcome to C Hobbs Associates Ltd, a group of experienced piling and geotechnical engineers. We pride ourselves in delivering a confidential, fast and professional service to our customers. Browse through the site to learn more about the services we can offer you and your business. 

Foundation Engineering Design & Consulting

For contractor businesses, we offer foundation engineering design and consultant services for specialist foundations including piling, ground movement analysis from piling and deep basement construction, ground improvement, differential settlement, slope stability and embedded retaining walls. We use bespoke and state-of-the-art foundation engineering computer software to analyse complex foundation engineering problems. Our specialist foundation engineering experience can help with the simplest to the most complex projects. 

We offer the same quality service to professional teams. Specialising in assessing ground movement associated with basement construction, analysing the potential effects on party walls and tunnels near your site. Importantly, we advise on the best solution for your project before going to the market.  This has the benefit of making the assessment of returned tenders simpler and less prone to error ensuring you get the best value.  Importantly, if things go wrong on your project you can call us to help you resolve the problems quickly and efficiently. Finally, if a dispute arises on your site then we can use our skills in forensic foundation engineering to resolve the problem quickly and efficiently. 

Troubleshooting and Expert Witness Support

If as Client, Contractor or Sub-Contractor you believe you have incurred loss and expense on your foundation engineering project for reasons that you believe are not your own, C Hobbs Associates can investigate and advise you on the reasons why the loss has been incurred. Our reports are factual and without bias because our commitment is to provide you with the best advice possible even if the answer you get is not the one you had hoped for. We believe that the unvarnished truth is always the best advice you can receive. 

Contact Us

So why not get in touch by clicking here and completing our contact form to arrange a meeting to discuss how C Hobbs Associates can help your business.

Our Services

C Hobbs Associates offer the following services to our customers:-

  • Geotechnical Engineering Design
  • Design of Vertically and Laterally Loaded Piles
  • Design of Contiguous Piled Walls
  • Secant Piled Wall Design
  • Ground Movement Analysis
  • Independent Pile Design Checking
  • Troubleshooting Pile Construction Problems
  • Forensic Assessment of Geotechnical and Piling Problems
  • Expert Witness
  • Resolution of Ground Engineering Problems
  • Audit of Business Systems
  • Business Development Support
  • Business Startup Support
  • Non Exec Director Services