Experts in the ground

  • Developers often know the precise cost of a project from the ground up; beneath the surface is where a project’s risk is highest... and could have profound impact.

  • We assess the risk and uncertainty in the ground and offer the best solutions to manage that risk, saving our clients time and money.

  • Pragmatic. Reliable. Definitive.

Lithos is a leading independent geotechnical consultancy firm in the North of England

At Lithos we meet the needs of our clients by providing site specific, commercial, pragmatic and robust advice in clear and concise reports.

We are small enough to be flexible and responsive, offering direct access to senior members of our team, but also have extensive experience of working on significant projects with UK plcs.

Our ISO9001 and RISQS accreditation demonstrates we have quality management systems and procedures capable of satisfying the most complex projects.

Our clients include residential and commercial developers, landowners, local authorities and banks. The majority of our work is repeat business from satisfied clients who value the service we provide. 

We form strong links with other specialists, our key suppliers and contractors who share our diligent, conscientious and honest approach. We are highly regarded by, and have excellent working relations with NHBC, Local Authorities and the Environment Agency.