Structures testing

Our Structures services include Street Light Column Testing and Sports Stadia Barrier Testing.

We work extensively with construction contractors, civil engineers, highways agencies and local authorities

Our Structural Testing Services include:

  • Inspection and testing of reinforced concrete structures
  • Half-cell potential, depth of carbonation, cover to reinforcement and resistivity
  • Concrete core and dust sampling for laboratory analysis
  • Diamond core sampling of concrete and bituminous highway construction
  • Surveys of structures for high alumina cement (HAC) and chemical attack
  • In situ load testing on holding-down bolts, fixings and lift beams, etc
  • Risk assessment and in situ load testing of barriers at sports stadia
  • Surface slip and skid resistance
  • Full scale structural load testing
  • Concrete floor slab testing
  • Relative humidity monitoring
  • Inspection and testing of steel lighting columns
  • Bond / pull off testing


Methodologies combined with the specific expertise and knowledge results in a quality testing operation for a range of structures including:

  • Sports stadia
  • Road, rail and river bridges
  • Sea defences
  • Multi-storey car parks
  • Commercial and domestic properties
  • Highways
  • Street Lighting

Please visit the UKAS website for our scope of accreditations.