Industry sectors

Transport sector
Energy sector
Utilities sector
Construction sector
Public sector


  • In-house PTS staff headed up by director, Mark Carden, with over 25 years rail experience.
  • Modified rigs for use in areas of limited access.
  • Structural coring.
  • Week and weekend days & nights available whatever the weather.
  • RISQS verified and audited.
  • National Highways and local authority Tier 2 contractor.
  • Embracing early contractor involvement.
  • Undertaking ground investigations for new road schemes and enhancements to existing highways
  • Service clearance and traffic management
  • In-situ testing
  • Chapter 8 compliant vehicles
  • BDA audited lead drillers


National Grid substations, gas works & overhead lines
  • Experience on NGPH, NGET, SSE, SGN, Electricity Alliance Central Scheme, Wales & West Utilities assets.
  • Experienced contract managers planning the logistics required for working within the confines and limitations of the sub-station environment.
  • Compact in-house vacuum excavation unit available for works around sensitive services.
  • NG Person (sub-station & OHL).
  • SHEA gas trained operatives.
  • Clean drilling techniques available
  • Working on both EDF and Magnox sites.
  • Hinkley A & B, Bradwell, Wylfa, Dungeness, Sizewell and Sellafield.
  • Security cleared personnel. 
  • Experience of working within the RPA.
Onshore wind & solar
  • Working closely with environmental and geotechnical consultancies.
  • Fully managed ground investigations producing high quality in-situ testing, laboratory testing and the factual element of a GIR. 
  • CITB SSSTS and SMSTS trained site staff.



  • Directional drilling & pipe jacking projects.
  • Routing feasibility studies.
  • Water treatment sites.
  • Single point of contact.
  • EUSR CAT 1 & 2 trained operatives. 
  • Water passports.


Commercial developments

From a small extension in a back garden through to large strategic development sites.  Our wide range of experience of managing ground investigations nationwide using in-house rigs and our trusted partners providing specialist testing services allows us to offer a bespoke solution to your requirements.

Private sector
  • Red site working.
  • Management of specialist sub-contract services under our own SHE governance.
  • Principal Contractor or Contractor under CDM.
  • Flexible way of working tailoring our services to suit the project.
  • Projects large and small welcome.


Public sector


  • Working with regional and local authorities, amongst others.
  • Highway schemes, Schools, DIO and AWE facilities.
  • Community engagement and carbon reporting.
  • Fully managed service delivering the factual element of the GIR.

Have a look at some real projects

Case studies that CCGI have worked on with diverse challenges