A F Howland Associates

The Old Exchange, Newmarket Road, Cringleford NorwichNorfolk |NR4 6UF United Kingdom

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A F Howland Associates provides an independent practice offering a specialist service in geotechnical engineering and related disciplines. We have a broad based expertise in both soft and hard rock conditions for a variety of engineering situations which include roads and highways, tunnels, earthworks, slope stability, and foundations.


Environmental Monitoring

Acoustic surveys also have a variety of applications but are typically used to ensure that specified maximum decibel levels of newly installed machinery are not exceed upon completion of installation. These are usually required so that health and safety regulations are complied with.

Site Investigation - Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) Test

The DCP test is carried out using hand held equipment that utilises an 8 kg hammer dropped through a distance of 575 mm.  This hammers a cone with an angle of 60º and maximum diameter of 20 mm into the ground.  The instrument is held vertical and the hammer raised to the specified height and left to drop freely.  Readings are taken of the distance of penetration (mm) into the ground for each blow of the hammer.  After ...

Company details

Business Type:
Services - Consulting & Engineering

Industry Type:
Soil and Groundwater

Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)

Year Founded:


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