Design of Specialist Foundations


Bid Management

Business Support

Expert Witness

C Hobbs Associates-Geotechnical Engineers and Consultants

Geotechnical Engineers

Welcome to C Hobbs Associates Ltd, a group of highly experienced 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. 

Business Support and Change

Our business experience and skills have been gained over many years operating at senior management level. Dealing with change has been a common thread for us over the years. Now you can take advantage of that experience to help you manage your business through periods of change. For instance, bringing in new products or re-organising the structure to make the business more competitive. Also, helping with business development to make your business more competitive. Additionally, we have a broad experience in bid management and tendering for all levels of geotechnical engineering projects. Call us to see how we can help you improve your win rates. You may wish to consider securing the services of one of our managers in the role of non-executive director. 

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
  • Design of Diaphragm Walls
  • Ground Movement Analysis
  • Independent Pile Design Checking
  • Troubleshooting Pile Construction Problems
  • Forensic Assessment of Geotechnical and Piling Problems
  • Resolution of Ground Engineering Problems
  • Subsidence Insurance Claim Support
  • Major Bid Management
  • Tendering Services
  • Audit of Business Systems
  • Business Development Support
  • Business Startup Support
  • Non Exec Director Services
  • Expert Witness