Agricultural Land Classification
and thermal testing of soils and cable backfill for the
renewable energy and land development sectors

General Information


We undertake surveys across the whole of the  UK and do not charge for travel.

We provide competitive prices but can also tailor a survey to meet your budget if needed.

Our team’s experience

All of our team have science degrees and  keep up to date with the latest guidelines and attend specific industry relevant training courses, forums and conferences. Some have higher degrees with research experience. We have worked for multi-national organisations on major infrastructure projects but also take the utmost care and attention on small projects for individual clients.
Our aim is to provide the highest quality consultancy and testing service across all our areas of work.   We regularly review our procedures and detail these in our Quality Manual.

Subcontractors and support services

We are supported by a network of organisations and companies providing on-site drilling services, UKAS accredited laboratories for chemical testing and soil mechanics testing, environmental data providers and specialist geo-environmental consultants.  This ensures we can deliver a comprehensive assessment of your site.


Soil Environment Services has full Public Liability Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance.

Environmental Policy

Soil Environment Services Ltd will strive towards continuous improvement in its environmental performance.



The company was established in 1995 by two directors with science PhDs from Newcastle University: Soil Physics and Ecology.  Limited company status was established in 2002 and after many years based within the Nanotechnology Centre at Newcastle University, the company has now progressed to having the main offices, workshops and soil thermal testing research/testing laboratory based within a business centre operated by Allendale Estates in Northumberland.  

Soil Environment Services is a limited company registered at Companies House.  Registration number:  04538894.



Please contact us to discuss your requirements

Telephone: 01661 844827