Our mission is to use our deep knowledge, experience, and specialist skills to provide high-quality services that exceed our clients’ expectations.

Silkstone Environmental, founded in 2000, are a Sheffield based consultancy which can offer the following services including Geo-Environmental and Geotechnical Site Investigation, Land Surveying, Mineral Assessments and Planning, Waste Planning, Licensing and Permitting, Topographical and Measured Building Surveying across Yorkshire, Sheffield, Leeds, Rotherham, Barnsley, the North of England and more widely across the UK.

Silkstone employs consultants including Geotechnical Engineers, Engineering Geologists, Waste Managers, Mineral and Waste Planners, Contaminated Land Specialists and Surveyors. The senior partners within the practice have over 50 years of relevant experience from the Mineral Exploration, Geotechnical site investigation, Waste Management, Geo-Environmental and Construction industries across both the UK and overseas.

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Silkstone works closely with associate consultants, allowing the practice to offer services beyond its in-house expertise. These consist of Mineral Valuers, Ecologists, Civil and Structural Engineers and Acoustic and Vibration Engineers all of whom have assisted Silkstone to successfully complete previous projects.

The practice has developed a good reputation within the mineral, waste management, geoenvironmental, geotechnical site investigation, land surveying and construction industries across the Midlands and Yorkshire through the high quality provision of service at competitive rates.

Silkstone has also been very successful in acquiring planning permissions and waste management permits for its current clients throughout the Midlands and the North of England and this success is reflected in the growth of the company

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Our Services

Our list of services include

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Geotechnical Services

Silkstone Environmental undertake a range of site investigation, geotechnical and geo-environmental services which can be integrated with any of the other services provided by the company. Reports are comprehensive and concise and where required include an executive summary written in plain English for the non-technical reader.

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Our highly qualified and experienced team offer a comprehensive range of environmental services related to quarrying, waste disposal/recycling and construction industries. Typical environmental services range from sampling/analysis of groundwater at a landfill or contaminated land fill site to impact assessment from proposed development as part of a planning application.

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Silkstone offers a full consultancy service to the minerals and waste industry, staffed by fully qualified personnel with extensive industrial experience. We are able to provide a high quality service, tailored to the individual requirements of the client, spanning a wide range of operations including opencast coal, clay, stone quarrying and all aspects of landfill and recycling.

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With a team of experts with many years’ experience and using the latest technologies including laser scanners and drones, we can provide data analysis of all building structures in real time and existing built environment All our data is projected onto the latest Ordnance survey transformation model via GNSS. Alternatively pre-existing control or local site grids can be used upon request.