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Our structural investigation services include:

From traditional to modern,

we cover it all

Building tests for

structural integrity

Surface hardness test Building tests

Capital Testing Services Ltd are structural engineers who specialise in structural investigation and materials consultancy but are involved in the testing

of structural fixings.


Our experience in the testing of anchors includes the following:

  • Visual & hammer testing surveys

  • Covermeter surveys

  • Dimensional surveys and production of ‘as-built’ drawings

  • Reinforcement inspection

  • Half-cell potential surveys

  • Diamond drilling of core samples

  • Drilling dust sampling

  • Depth of carbonation

  • Surface hardness tests

  • Ultrasonic pulse velocity surveys

  • Full scale structural load testing

  • Crack width monitoring

  • Borescope surveys

  • Trial pits

  • Sampling of materials

Whether it is a 19th century listed building or a more modern apartment complex, we have the expertise and process in place to accurately determine the structural integrity of your building.


We've carried out work for the following clients:

  • Thermal insulation fixings

  • Remedial wall ties

  • Suspended ceiling connections and all types of anchor from expansion to bonded at test loads ranging from 5kN to 320kN.

  • Resin bonded reinforcement

  • Starter bars and special one-off tests to loads as high as 900kN

Capital Testing Services Ltd can offer you the benefit of a totally independent testing service and can advise you on the most appropriate and cost effective test regime for your contract.

  • Bullen Consultants

  • Considere & Partners

  • Carl Bro Consultants

  • Cornhill Building Services Ltd

  • Cundall Johnston & Partners

  • David Narro Associates

  • Elders Consulting Engineers

  • Falkirk Council

  • Halcrow Crouch

  • Harley Haddow Partnership

  • Historic Scotland

  • IKM Consulting

  • North Lanarkshire Council

  • Jim McColl Associates

  • Ramage Young Partnership

  • Sir Frederick Snow & Partners (Scotland)

  • Stuart McTaggart

  • The City of Edinburgh Council

  • Thomas and Adamson

  • WS Atkins

  • West Lothian Council

  • URS Corporation

Although Capital Testing Services Ltd are based in Airdrie in Southern Scotland, we are willing to travel across Scotland and beyond the borders to Northern England.

Let us be your structural engineers of your choice.

Contact us for further information and to book a site visit.

01236 752 763 | 07713 487 684

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