Building Survey & Investigation

Birmingham City Laboratories

The Building Investigation team have extensive experience in not only the investigation of material failures, defects and construction related faults, but also in providing surveys to reassure clients that buildings are constructed as designed and are performing well, which is essential when purchase or major investment is being considered.   

The diagnosis and repair advice we can provide is based on having an in-depth knowledge of construction related materials and components, as well as defects and durability issues which affect modern and historic buildings, civil engineering structures, system built buildings and domestic properties. 

Building defects






Building Defects

Some of the services we provide are:
The building investigation team are specialists in the investigation and durability assessment of reinforced concrete structures. We can undertake a wide range of testing associated with concrete durability issues, including defect surveys, reinforcement corrosion assessment, material testing, chemical analysis, carbonation assessment, covermeter & half-cell potential surveys.