A F Howland Associates

The Old Exchange, Newmarket Road, CringlefordNorfolk |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.

About Us

A F Howland Associates was formed in 1981 to provide 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

We have traditionally provided management contracting for civil engineering investigations and have routinely undertaken projects in both the public and private sectors for individual construction projects as well as major term contracts.

In addition, we offer a full consultancy in geotechnics, as well the complementary disciplines of geo-environmental and hydrogeological engineering. Our particular philosophy of approach is based on providing practical engineering solutions. This has found particular favour with client organisations and contractors alike.

The Company

A F Howland Associates was formed in 1981 to provide 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

We have traditionally provided management contracting for civil engineering investigations and have routinely undertaken projects in both the public and private sectors for individual construction projects as well as major term contracts.

In addition, we offer a full consultancy in geotechnics, as well the complementary disciplines of geo-environmental and hydrogeological engineering. Our particular philosophy of approach is based on providing practical engineering solutions. This has found particular favour with client organisations and contractors alike.

FEATURED SERVICES

Inclinometer Monitoring

The purpose of inclinometer monitoring is to observe lateral movements within structures or strata and assess whether remedial works are required to subdue any such movements. AFHA undertake inclinometer monitoring using a technique designed to be used within standpipe casings inserted in boreholes.  An inclinometer probe is used to take measurements of lateral earth movements such as might occur in instable slopes, dam and roadway embankments or ...

Cable Percussion Boring

Light-cable percussion is the most common drilling method used for geotechnical site or ground investigations. Depending upon access limitations and favourable ground conditions deep boreholes up to 50m depth can be formed. Light-cable percussion drilling uses a mobile rig with a winch of between one to two tonne capacity driven by a diesel engine and a tripod derrick of about 7m height. The derrick folds down so that the rig can be towed by a ...

Company details

Business Type:
Engineering service provider

Industry Type:
Soil and Groundwater

Market Focus:
Nationally (across the country)

Year Founded:
1981

Office Locations:

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