Exploring environments to strengthen your future

Northpoint is an independent Geotechnical and Environmental consultancy based in Scotland, the North East of England and West Midlands. We provide expert geotechnical and environmental consultancy services to homeowners, engineers, architects, local authorities and corporate organisations across the UK. Northpoint specialise in the following services:

Phase 1 Desk Study | Coal Mining Risk Assessments | Site Investigation | Phase 2 Ground Investigation | Geotechnical Design | Land Contamination Assessment | Remediation | Validation Services

Flexible & Efficient Service

Northpoint deliver comprehensive, professional technical advice and cost-effective solutions. Whether you’re a homeowner, developer, project manager, engineer or architect, we can help.

Our professional geotechnical and geoenvironmental services ensure your planned build goes ahead safely. Ground Investigation is the literal foundation of your build – whether you’re developing a bridge, road, an office or your dream home.

Our Geoenvironmental and Engineering specialists are committed to delivering cost-effective engineering solutions of unparalleled quality to meet our client’s needs.

Design through Innovation

At Northpoint, our focus is on supporting your build in the most vital area – the ground it’s built on. We investigate your site’s environment to ensure it is in the right condition for your planned development. We provide a wide range of solutions to any subsurface obstacles we come across to ensure your build can go ahead as planned.

Our Experts

Our expert team will take you through your ground investigation from beginning to end. We will support your design requirements, planning application, perform on-site inspections and, with specialist knowledge, will advise you on the best way to structure your build.


Having worked with Stephen, I can safely say that not only is his expertise second to none, but his personal approach can efficiently and effectively steer a proposal through any technical issue.

Chris Pipe, Planning Director, Planning House

Northpoint provide invaluable geotechnical and environmental advice, and act as the lead engineer for the Tees Valley region.

Jackie Hutchinson, Head of Laboratory Services, Middlesbrough Council

Northpoint provided excellent services in a highly professional manner and kept to the timescales they said they would. We would definitely use them again.

Asa Whitfield, Managing Director, Whitfield Consulting Services