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.


Geotechnical Services

Geotechnical Design applies the fundamentals of soil and rock mechanics to civil engineering design and construction.  AFHA provide a bespoke, site specific service when assessing the geotechnical requirements of proposed developments.Every ground investigation is site specific and tailored to meet the engineering requirements of each project.The scope of works of the investigation will depend upon the anticipated ground conditions and the ...

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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