Welcome to CGL

We are an award-winning geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy.  We work at the forefront of the industry, providing innovative ground solutions that allow our clients to manage their ground risks.

Ground Engineering Analysis and Design

Leadership in Ground Engineering

“We can help you to manage risks, forecast and contain costs, or to turn marginally viable proposals into profitable opportunities.”

CGL is the UK’s biggest independent specialist geotechnical and geoenvironmental consultancy, delivering leading edge services for a wide range of clients. We provide advice and design solutions on a broad range of ground-related issues, working directly with site developers or their design and construction teams.

Our strengths are our core engineering knowledge and broad perspective incorporating both geotechnical and geoenvironmental expertise. Our deep understanding of ground and contaminant behaviour means we can give you cost effective advice on complex site conditions. We can provide value engineered solutions for difficult sites that often turn marginally viable developments into profitable opportunities.

Recent CGL Projects

Seymour Street, London

The former Marylebone Police Station has been demolished to be developed into a mixed use scheme in Central London…

Barking Riverside Earthworks

This large development site includes 2km of Thames river…

South West Lands, Wembley

CGL was commissioned to undertake desk study research and intrusive…

Latest News From CGL

CGL Shortlisted for 3 Categories at the NCE100 Awards

CGL has been selected as a finalist for three special awards by the organisers of the 2018 NCE100 Companies of the Year. The categories are: Talent Champion Diversity Champion and Excellence in Urban Living CGL was shortlisted in 2017 as Talent...

Brunel Street Works, Silvertown

CGL has supervised remediation including hydrocarbon hotspot removal and in-situ groundwater treatment for chlorinated solvents at Brunel Street works in East London.

Fleet Services

CGL has provided site investigation, contamination assessment and verification services for the project to rebuild part of the M3 services at Fleet, following a fire in 2016.