The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). We are the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom. We also perform the role of the Ground Board for the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as being the UK member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

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Upcoming Events

BGA Meeting
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2019 John Mitchell Lecture

BGA Evening Meeting: the 2019 John Mitchell Lecture will be delivered by Clif Kettle on Ground Treatment - 40 years from Black Art to Fully Engineered Solution

  • 23.01.2019
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
BGA Early Career Group Meetings
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Drift-filled hollows: a geological phenomenon or an engineer’s nightmare?

A BGA Early Career Group event on drift-filled hollows

  • 30.01.2019
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Robert Bird Group, Level 1, 47-51 Great Suffolk Street London SE1 0BS
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association - Early Career Group

Latest Tweets from @BritishGeotech

"RT : Claridge's mega basement wins 2018 Fleming Award "

Dec 07

"The BGA is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Fleming Award. This year’s award was won by Claridge’s Hotel Basement project Congratulations to them, and to the runner up teams "

Dec 07

"23 January 2019 BGA Meeting at ICE London: Clif Kettle will give the John Mitchell Lecture: Ground Treatment - 40 years from Black Art to Fully Engineered Solution "

Nov 30

"2018 Fleming Award Shortlist Announced. The finalists will present at the Fleming Award evening on 6 December 2018, when a judging panel will select the winner "

Nov 30

Latest News

Claridge’s Hotel Basement project wins the 2018 Fleming Award

  • 07.12.2018

Claridge’s Hotel Basement project wins the 2018 Fleming Award

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ISSMGE December 2018 News

  • 05.12.2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular December 2018

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AGS Photography Competition

AGS Photography Competition

  • 03.12.2018

1st AGS Photography Competition

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November e-Newsletter

  • 27.11.2018

November 2018 BGA e-Newsletter

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ARMA 2019 Symposium-Abstract Deadline Extended

  • 15.11.2018

Abstracts Submission Deadline Extended to 30 November 2018

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ISSMGE November 2018 News

  • 14.11.2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular November 2018

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