This is TechnikGS

A leading UK micropiling and engineering specialist

In 2011, a group of experienced and motivated industry specialists formed TechnikGS. Their collective efforts helped to fuel the company’s progression to become one of the UK’s leading piling and ground engineering organisations. The piling specialist company caters to diverse and myriad clients, offering all components of small and large scale engineering projects, including operating on difficult ground conditions. A brief overview of our services and techniques includes minipiling, piled foundations, specialist piling, ground engineering, retaining and contiguous walls in addition to hollow bar micropiling, hollow bar minipiling, self-drilled minipiling and micropiling

We provide expert advice and high-quality services while delivering cost-effective, efficient and sustainable solutions. Drawing on more than 75 years’ experience in the UK specialist foundation and ground engineering industry, our people are proficient at installing various pile types and solutions in all environments and ground conditions. From basement construction in restricted access and headroom conditions in London to foundations for overhead power lines in the Highlands of Scotland, TechnikGS will harness its team’s collective efforts to craft a bespoke array of solutions to surpass your needs.

Who we are

Graham Lewis, BEng (Hons), CEng, MIStructE

Graham has almost four decades of first-hand experience in the UK construction industry, working for contractors and consultants. He is a Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers. Graham was a senior partner in an engineering consultancy before moving to larger contracting firms as both a principal design engineer and project director for specialist design and construction contracts. He has held several high-level, senior positions in one of the UK’s largest contractors.

Kevin Christie, MEng, CEng, MICE, FGS

Kevin has spent the last 20 years working in the ground engineering sector of the construction industry. He started his professional career working for a medium-sized site-investigation contractor before moving to a multinational engineering consultancy, where he became chartered. In 2008, he moved into the contracting side of the industry, working for a large specialist ground engineering contractor.

Paul Whinfield, EngTech TMICE

Paul’s career began working on-site for a specialist minipiling and micropiling contractor. Owing to his management skills, he quickly progressed to supervising and managing multiple crews using specialist piling techniques. Working as a freelance site engineer enabled Paul to deepen his construction knowledge and practical experience. He worked as an estimator in a specialist ground engineering contracting company. During this period, he obtained Institution of Civil Engineers membership and progressed to senior estimator, conducting most of the minipiling, micropiling and ground anchorage estimates for large specialist ground engineering contractors.

Our strength is our flexibility

As an independent company, we are flexible, responsive and can adapt easily to specific requirements regarding early technical involvement, appointment and on-site delivery. Our flexibility and adaptability are frequently cited by our many repeat clients.

With Chartered Engineers in the management team, we have the practical, on-site experience to ascertain what a project requires. Our regional teams operate at a fast-paced and high level, which ensures we provide a professional, reliable and technically competent service. Our core value is to employ skilled, motivated staff with specialist industry knowledge, who, in turn, fuel the company’s desire to develop and maintain its market-leading reputation in the construction industry.