Shallow Geotechnical Investigation

TC1, TC2 shallow soil testing in Christchurch, Canterbury

For building a new residential property or repairing and extending your existing home a shallow geotechnical investigation is the first step in the construction process. Different areas in Canterbury would require various foundation options based on the technical category of the land (also known as TC1, TC2, or TC3).

Shallow Soil Geotechnical Investigation  in Christchurch, Canterbury

Along with our structural design service, we do assist our clients with shallow soil investigations. They include Scala penetrometer tests and hand auger boreholes. The geotechnical report you receive will have suitable foundation recommendations based on the site characteristics. 

Limestone Engineers have a substantial amount of experience in shallow geotechnical investigation. We provide faster turnarounds and a competitive rate.


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