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Due to our continued expansion we have opened a new office near to the city of Bath.  The new office is manged by company Director, Simon Leat (

Simon was brought up in the market town of Trowbridge in Wiltshire, where he developed a keen interest in rugby, going on to captain the town 1st XV and later coaching the 1st XV and various youth teams.

Simon attended Portsmouth Polytechnic in 1986 to study Engineering Geology and Geotechnics.
Upon graduating from Portsmouth in 1989, Simon secured a position as a Geotechnical Engineer working for the Property Services Agency on a variety of projects throughout the UK on military bases and government property. 

During his time at the PSA he was posted as Assistant Resident Engineer on the prestigious Windsor Castle Round Tower Stabilisation Project.
Since his time at the PSA, Simon has developed his career and knowledge of ground engineering in various SI Contractors and Consultants.  He has over 26 year’s experience in ground investigation and geoenvironmental consultancy and contracting.  During his time at Soil Mechanics he was a company regional lecturer on soil and rock description.

He has extensive experience in Factual and Interpretative Report writing for various geo-environmental projects and ground investigation projects and also experience in geotechnical design for shallow, deep and special foundations, foundations over abandoned mineworkings, foundations and earthworks in chalk, ground improvement techniques, slope stability, earthworks specifications, retaining walls, specifications for infilling mine shafts and grouting/backfilling mineworkings, coal mining risk assessments, contamination investigations, and remedial method statements.  Simon has extensive experience in project management and procurement and Client liaison.

Our new address and contact details are:
Earth Environmental & Geotechnical
Kingsbury House
Kingsbury Square
Near Bath
Tel 01225 434237
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