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Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical (Northern) Ltd is an extension of our UK parent company Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical Ltd which since its formation in 1985, has developed to become one of the leading providers of drilling, geotechnical and environmental services in the United Kingdom.

Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical (Northern) Ltd established in 2007, we brought Experience, Ability and Enthusiasm together to form a North East company which excels in meeting our Clients' requirements.

Our custom built Offices, Stores and Laboratories, provide a base and support network for all our North East operations.

Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical (Northern) Ltd has and will continue Investing heavily in new plant, staff training and health & safety. We are committed to tailoring our services individually to meet our Client's requirements for quality information and providing solutions.


Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical (Northern) Ltd aims to deliver continued high levels of service, reliability and quality to all our Clients.


Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical (Northern) Ltd have multidisciplinary teams offering extensive industry experience.

We provide a full range of services from desk top studies, land & marine drilling to soil & chemical testing, including factual & interpretive report writing. All meet our Client specific requirements.

UKAS Accreditation

Our geotechnical laboratory just south of Aberdeen maintains a UKAS(United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation for the vast majority of our laboratory and in-situ testing. This accreditation is tested annually and fully renewed every four years.

UKAS's involvement in ILAC, EA and IAF, means that accreditation is internationally recognized, and provides clients confidence in the competence, impartiality and performance capability of accredited bodies.

Click here for a complete list of our UKAS accredited tests.

The Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical Group of Companies

From bases in Hamilton, Birmingham, Airdrie, Chesham, Belfast and Aberdeen we offer a comprehensive range of drilling, testing and professional services, all available in-house.
UKAS accredited Laboratories provide wide-ranging geotechnical and contamination services, both in the laboratory and in the field.

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