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

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Investigating the Effect of Tunnelling on Existing Tunnels in London

BGA Evening Meeting: Dr Jamie Standing on Investigating the effect of tunnelling on existing tunnels in London

  • Tomorrow 18:30
  • Tomorrow 18:30 - 20:30
  • telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association
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Shallow Foundation Capacity - Bearing Strength Surface Insights

BGA Evening Meeting: Professor Michael Pender will present the 2018 Geotechnical Engineering Lecture

  • 31.10.2018
  • 18:30 - 20:30
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Organiser: British Geotechnical Association

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Latest News

Call for Entries - Cooling Prize 2019

  • 19.10.2018

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to invite Young Geotechnical Professionals to submit papers for the 50th Cooling Prize Competition on any topic dealing with the engineering behaviour of the ground

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ISSMGE October 2018 News

  • 15.10.2018

ISSMGE News & Information Circular October 2018

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October e-Newsletter

  • 10.10.2018

October BGA Newsletter

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Call for Entries – BGA Fleming Award 2018

  • 09.09.2018

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to invite entries for the Fleming Award from Project Teams who have worked on geotechnical projects that have been substantially completed within the two years prior to the award date of December 2018.

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Anniversary Symposium - 40 Years of CCC

  • 07.08.2018

Final Program for the Anniversary Symposium - 40 Years of CCC

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15th BGA Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium

  • 22.07.2018

15th BGA Young Geotechnical Engineers Symposium (YGES) was a great success

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