Welcome to
EarthTest Laboratories

EarthTest provides a wide range of in-situ and laboratory testing service to the UK construction industry.

Materials testing and monitoring for the geotechnical, environmental and construction industries.

EarthTest Laboratories are a geotechnical, environmental and construction materials testing and monitoring provider. We provide clients with a reactive, high-quality, and confidential service. EarthTest provides independent test data you can trust to best inform your project’s critical decisions.

A wealth of industry experience

An experienced and reliable team

Operating across the UK with a wealth of experience gained from undertaking large scale infrastructure projects both nationally and internationally.

The company founders consist of three Directors – John Black, James Murray and Ross Hamilton.

Each of the Directors bring different perspectives to the business, collectively creating a unique service offering to the industry.

State of the art testing facility

Custom built laboratory for Geotechnical testing and engineering

Operating out of our custom-built laboratory facility in Livingston, our initial offering comprises geotechnical testing and engineering inc site supervision and monitoring.

We plan to expand our range of services upon completing our initial UKAS assessment.

In-situ Services

Comprehensive range of services – UK coverage

EarthTest currently operates multiple site crews who are available for work the length and breadth of the UK. Whether it’s site supervision, engineering works or materials testing, our vastly experienced site crews have you covered. We love being able to service a range of functions, so if you are in doubt, ask if it’s within our capabilities, we are ready to help you out.

The range of services offered by EarthTest Laboratories include:


Laboratory Testing

Our new laboratory allows us to complete the following tests from our Livingston facility. Currently, our testing is completed unaccredited pending UKAS assessment, which is scheduled for early 2023. Nevertheless, we complete testing in line with recognised industry standards following internal technical procedures.

Why choose EarthTest?

We care about the Earth, and we want to see it flourish. We care about the environment, both localised and global. And we truly care about our customers and their experience with us.

Ethical Testing

We specialise in assisting our partners to ensure that pre, during, and post-construction work is completed in the most efficient and environmentally conscious way. We provide ethical and independent test data, allowing you to make the best-informed decisions for your project.

Years experience

With a combined experience of over 70 years in the construction materials, geotechnical and environmental testing markets both in the UK and abroad, our team are knowledgeable collaborative partners who look forward to fostering long-term relationships with their client base.

Whether it’s recovering samples, undertaking time-critical site / lab-based testing or compiling factual reports, EarthTest offers a professional service while remaining approachable and personable.