Our mission and core values

Our mission

To offer high-quality ground investigation solutions, adding real value to the construction industry and the community.

Our core values

Structural Soils core values - Collaboration


  • Respect the opinion and effort of staff, clients and suppliers
  • Listen: everyone has a voice
  • Work together to achieve goals
Structural Soils core values - Technical Excellence

Technical excellence, quality and innovation

  • Offer high-quality solutions based on technical excellence, experience and innovation
  • Be open-minded and continually advance our services
  • Exercise professional skill and judgement to the best of our ability and be honest and fair
Structural Soils core values -Financial Integrity

Financial integrity

  • Maintain a financially stable company by safeguarding revenue and controlling costs
  • Deliver value for money to our clients
  • Provide financial security for employees and offer fair reward
  • Honour commitments to our suppliers
Structural Soils core values - Ethical Standards

Ethical standards

  • Adhere to ethical practices and act with integrity
  • Treat others fairly and professionally; do not act in a way that could disadvantage others
  • Incorporate social values in our day-to-day business
  • Prioritise health and safety
Structural Soils core values - Legacy


  • Actively encourage diversity within the ground investigation industry
  • Support a culture in which everyone thrives
  • Prioritise sustainability and drive change
  • Train, support and mentor staff to succeed and nurture the next generation of ground investigation employees
About Structural Soils - accreditations

Qualified site investigation professionals

We have the expertise to undertake contracts of any size and scope in the UK and around the world. Our highly experienced and knowledgeable teams provide services of the highest standards. More than 30 of our 250 staff have over 20 years of continued service with the company.

View our certifications and accreditations

What we do

We operate a comprehensive engineering and drilling service, designing bespoke ground investigations to meet our clients requirements, including obtaining, processing and reporting information efficiently. We test samples in our well-equipped UKAS-accredited laboratories. Our industry-renowned expert staff offer technical, logistical and contractual advice on all aspects of ground investigations. Our technical staff include civil engineers, geologists, engineering geologists, chemists and geoenvironmental scientists.

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Structural Soils is part of the RSK group of companies

The RSK group is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business offering bespoke end-to-end solutions to a variety of sectors. Headquartered in the UK but with an established presence throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, RSK helps organisations around the world achieve their business aspirations in a sustainable and efficient manner.