Concrete Corrosion Testing Services

Concrete corrosion testing services are essential for ensuring the longevity and safety of structures. Early detection can significantly reduce repair costs and prevent catastrophic failures. Contact us to safeguard your project.

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Understanding Concrete Corrosion and Its Implications

Concrete corrosion is an insidious process, often spurred by carbonation, chlorides, and sulphates. Over time, these elements degrade structural integrity, leading to costly repairs and safety hazards. Our concrete corrosion testing services proactively identify risks, allowing for timely interventions to mitigate long-term damage and ensure structural longevity.

Why Choose Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers for Concrete Corrosion Testing Services

At Milan Groundworks, we set the standard for concrete corrosion testing, ensuring your projects stand the test of time.

Fast response

We guarantee swift, efficient service to meet your project timelines.

No Hidden Costs

You’ll receive transparent pricing, with no unexpected fees.

Qualified Experts

Our team brings 42 years of collective expertise to every assessment.

Free quotes

Contact us for a complimentary, detailed service quote today.

About Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers

Since our inception in 2003, Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers has been a cornerstone in the UK construction industry, providing top-tier groundworks and civil engineering solutions. Our journey began with a vision to offer unparalleled service in the Southeast, and over the years, we’ve built a reputation for excellence. Our core valuesintegrity, quality, and reliabilityhave been the bedrock of our operations, guiding every project from conception to completion.

  • Established in 2003
  • Southeast industry leaders
  • Integrity, quality, reliability
  • Unparalleled service commitment
  • Every client’s success prioritised

Trusted Company

We’re a trusted name in construction, known for exceeding expectations and fostering enduring client relationships.


Our seasoned team, with 42 years of collective experience, brings unparalleled expertise to every project.

Skilled Professionals

We employ skilled professionals dedicated to upholding the highest industry standards in all our services.

Work Guaranteed

Your satisfaction is our guarantee, with every project reflecting our unwavering dedication to excellence.

Accreditations & Experience: Our Professional Credentials

With 25 years of experience, CHAS, and Constructionline accreditations, our expertise ensures superior service quality for your projects. Contact us to leverage our certified proficiency.

The Critical Role of BS EN Standards in Concrete Testing

Adhering to BS EN Standards is not just a regulatory formality; it’s a commitment to quality and safety.

At Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers, we understand that compliance with these standards is essential for the structural integrity of your projects and for maintaining industry-wide trust.

  • BS EN Standards ensure quality
  • Compliance equals safety and trust
  • Benchmark for industry excellence

Our Key Concrete Corrosion Testing Services at a Glance

We offer a comprehensive suite of concrete corrosion testing services tailored to both domestic and commercial projects, ensuring structural integrity and longevity.

Underpinning & Foundations

Our testing ensures your foundation’s resilience against corrosion, crucial for long-term structural stability. Trust us to safeguard your project’s base.

Concrete Works

We assess concrete work for corrosion risks, employing advanced methods like the Profometer to ensure your structures stand strong against environmental threats.

Structural Works

Our expertise extends to structural works, where we meticulously evaluate steel reinforcement and provide actionable insights for corrosion prevention.

Construction Site Preparation

Before construction begins, we analyse site conditions to predict and mitigate potential corrosion, setting the stage for durable, long-lasting structures.

Construction & Building

From small builds to large-scale developments, our corrosion testing services are designed to adapt, ensuring every construction meets the highest standards.

Utility & Infrastructure

We protect vital infrastructure with rigorous corrosion testing, ensuring utilities withstand the test of time and serve communities reliably.

Clients That Trust Us

Our diverse client base, including Best Western Hotel, NHS, Miller & Carter, Said Construction, and Pets Corner, speaks to our adaptability and reliability in concrete corrosion testing.

Our Concrete Corrosion Testing Process: Precision and Accuracy


Initial Consultation
and Assessment

Our process begins with a thorough consultation to understand your project’s unique needs.


Tailored Testing Strategy


We then develop a customised testing plan, ensuring precision and adaptability for your project.


Rigorous Testing

Our skilled technicians carry out the testing, employing stringent quality control measures throughout.


Detailed Analysis
and Reporting

Finally, we analyse data meticulously, providing detailed reports and actionable insights.

In-Depth Look at Our Testing Services

At Milan Groundworks, we employ advanced techniques like Profometer scanning and GPR to ensure comprehensive concrete corrosion analysis tailored to your project’s needs.

At Milan Groundworks, we understand that each project is unique. That’s why we tailor our concrete corrosion testing services to meet your specific needs. We consider factors such as the environmental conditions, the age of the structure, and the types of materials used. This customised approach ensures that our testing is not only effective but also highly relevant to the particular challenges your project faces.

Our ability to adapt our services extends to various scenarios, whether it’s a new construction requiring baseline assessments or an older structure in need of integrity evaluation. By customising our solutions, we enhance the effectiveness of our corrosion testing, providing you with precise data and actionable insights. This bespoke service is just one example of how we at Milan Groundworks prioritise your project’s success and longevity.

After our comprehensive concrete corrosion testing services, we at Milan Groundworks don’t just hand over the report and move on. We believe in providing ongoing support to ensure the long-term health of your structures. Our maintenance services are designed to extend the lifespan of your concrete installations, with continuous monitoring that allows for the early detection of potential issues.

Our role in the maintenance phase is proactive and dedicated. We offer tailored monitoring plans that include regular check-ups and detailed assessments, ensuring that any signs of corrosion are addressed promptly. With Milan Groundworks, you’re not just getting a testing serviceyou’re gaining a partner in the ongoing care of your infrastructure.

At Milan Groundworks, our adherence to stringent quality standards is unwavering. We recognise that the integrity of your projects hinges on the accuracy of our concrete corrosion testing services. Our commitment to excellence is not just a promiseit’s embedded in our operational DNA, ensuring that every test we conduct meets and often exceeds industry benchmarks.

Our continuous improvement processes are rigorous and dynamic, designed to evolve with technological advancements and regulatory updates. We actively seek feedback, engage in regular training, and invest in the latest testing methodologies. This dedication to excellence is communicated through transparent reporting and consistent client dialogue, ensuring that you remain informed and confident in the reliability of our services.

At Milan Groundworks, your safety is paramount. We meticulously follow industry-leading protocols to ensure the safety of all stakeholders during the testing process. Our team is trained to identify and manage potential hazards, ensuring a secure testing environment.

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Discover the peace of mind that comes with expert concrete corrosion testing. Our seasoned team is ready to extend the life of your structures with precision and care.

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Residential & Commercial: Adapting Our Services for Every Scale

At Milan Groundworks, we tailor our concrete corrosion testing services to suit both residential and commercial projects, ensuring precision and scalability.

  • Tailored approach for every project size
  • Advanced techniques for large-scale developments
  • Personalised service for residential needs

Sectors We Work In

Our expertise spans various sectors, ensuring tailored, high-quality concrete corrosion testing for every industry.


In healthcare, our testing services are delivered with precision, care, and minimal intrusion.


We ensure your office buildings maintain structural integrity with our specialised testing services.


In the industrial sector, we tackle unique challenges with robust testing and preventative strategies.

Public Infrastructure

Our services for public buildings prioritise safety and compliance with stringent regulatory standards.

Historic & Cultural

Preserving heritage structures, we offer sensitive testing solutions to protect historical integrity.


For retail spaces, we provide fast, efficient testing to minimise disruption and maximise safety.

Government Projects

We help hospitality venues maintain their welcoming atmosphere with discreet yet thorough testing.


Educational institutions benefit from our detailed testing, ensuring a safe learning environment.

Qualified & Insured: Ensuring Professionalism and Peace of Mind

At Milan Groundworks, our professionals are not only highly qualified but also insured, providing you with the assurance of excellence and security in our concrete corrosion testing services.

Our team’s qualifications are extensive, encompassing advanced certifications and years of hands-on experience in the construction and civil engineering sectors. We understand that qualifications are more than just certificates; they are a testament to our ability to deliver services that meet the highest professional standards. Our insurance coverage is equally comprehensive, offering you peace of mind that your project is protected against any unforeseen circumstances.

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Our Guarantee

  • Civil Engineering Insurance
  • Demolition Insurance
  • Public Liability Insurance
  • All Work Guaranteed
  • Structural Warranty
  • Professional Indemity Insurance

We Make it Easy

Schedule a Site Evaluation

Contact us to arrange a convenient site visit, the first step to a hassle-free testing experience.

Group Work Team Dispatched

Our expert team arrives promptly, equipped to assess and address your concrete corrosion concerns.

Detailed Project Breakdown

Post-evaluation, we provide a clear, comprehensive report, outlining the next steps and solutions.

Transparent Pricing for Our Services

Ensuring Price Clarity: At Milan Groundworks, we uphold transparency in our pricing, ensuring you’re fully informed from the outset.

Factors Influencing Costs: The cost of our concrete corrosion testing services is influenced by the project’s scope, complexity, and specific testing requirements. We consider every detail to provide you with an accurate, competitive quote.

Communicating Our Pricing Structure: We communicate our pricing structure clearly, detailing all aspects of the service costs. You’re never in the dark about what you’re paying for, and we’re here to answer any questions you may have.

Options for Every Budget: Understanding that budget constraints vary, we offer flexible pricing options. Whether it’s adjusting the scope or phasing the testing, we work with you to find a solution that fits your financial needs.

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Equipment/Materials Used: The Foundation of Reliable Testing



At Milan Groundworks, we utilise the latest equipment for precise concrete corrosion testing.


Impact on Testing

The quality of our resources directly influences the accuracy and reliability of our testing results.


Innovations and


We continuously adopt innovative technologies to enhance our testing services’ effectiveness.

Industry-Leading Customer Services: Our Dedication to Your Satisfaction

At Milan Groundworks, we pride ourselves on customer service that sets industry benchmarks. We ensure a responsive and supportive experience, with multiple channels open for your support and inquiries.

  • Personalised support for every client
  • Rapid response to all inquiries
  • Active engagement on feedback for service enhancement

Frequently Asked Questions

We provide clear resources and personalised explanations to demystify concrete corrosion testing for you.

Concrete corrosion typically occurs when the steel reinforcement within concrete structures reacts with oxygen and moisture, a process accelerated by the presence of chloride ions, carbonation, and other environmental factors. Understanding this reaction is vital as it allows us to predict and identify the early signs of corrosion, ensuring timely intervention.

By applying the latest scientific knowledge to our testing protocols, we can accurately assess the condition of concrete structures. This scientific approach enables us to pinpoint areas of concern and recommend effective remediation strategies, ultimately extending the service life of your structures.

We stay at the forefront of scientific advancements in corrosion testing by:

  • Regularly updating our testing methodologies to include the latest scientific findings.
  • Investing in state-of-the-art equipment like the Profometer corrosion mapping system.
  • Engaging in continuous professional development to keep our team’s knowledge current.

Our use of advanced technologies such as Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and electrical resistivity measurements allows for a non-intrusive yet thorough assessment of concrete integrity. These technologies enable us to detect corrosion without damaging the structure, providing you with peace of mind and minimal disruption.

At Milan Groundworks, we maintain memberships with leading industry bodies and participate in ongoing training and seminars. This commitment ensures that we’re always equipped with the latest insights and techniques in concrete corrosion testing, allowing us to serve you with the most advanced and reliable services available.

At Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers, we understand that the integrity of your construction projects is paramount. That’s why we’ve invested in cutting-edge technologies for concrete corrosion detection, ensuring that we provide you with the most accurate test results possible. Our advanced tools not only enhance the precision of our assessments but also offer a range of benefits that traditional testing methods cannot match.

Advanced Detection Tools

We employ a variety of sophisticated instruments, including:

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR): For subsurface examination, detecting voids, and assessing the condition of rebar within concrete.
  • Electrical Resistivity metres: To measure the resistivity of concrete, which can indicate the likelihood of corrosion.
  • Profometer Corrosion Mapping System: This technology provides a detailed map of rebar corrosion, allowing for targeted remedial action.

Enhancing Accuracy and Efficiency

These technologies enable us to detect potential issues with greater accuracy and much earlier than would otherwise be possible. Early detection is crucial, as it allows for timely interventions that can significantly extend the service life of your structures and reduce long-term costs.

Benefits of Cutting-Edge Tools

The benefits of using these advanced tools include:

  • Non-Intrusive Testing: Many of our technologies are non-destructive, meaning we can assess the integrity of your structures without causing damage.
  • Detailed Analysis: We can provide a more comprehensive view of the condition of your concrete, down to the smallest detail.
  • Time Efficiency: Advanced tools often yield faster results, allowing us to complete our assessments more quickly and minimise disruption to your operations.

Ensuring Technician Proficiency

To ensure that you benefit from the full potential of these technologies, we ensure that our technicians are thoroughly trained and proficient in their use. We conduct regular training sessions and stay updated with the latest advancements in the field. This commitment to professional development means that when you choose Milan Groundworks, you’re choosing a partner who is equipped with the knowledge and tools to protect the integrity of your projects.

For more information on how our advanced corrosion detection services can benefit your project, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

At Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers, we understand that the battle against concrete corrosion doesn’t end with detection. Our comprehensive testing services are the first step in a larger strategy of corrosion prevention and management. We believe in a proactive approach, where early detection through our advanced testing methods is coupled with strategic planning to prevent future corrosion.

customised Corrosion Management Plans

Each project we undertake is unique, and so are our corrosion management plans. We tailor our strategies to the specific needs of your project, considering factors such as the environmental conditions, the construction materials used, and the intended use of the structure. Our team of experts analyses the test results to develop a customised plan that addresses the specific corrosion risks identified.

Recommended Strategies for Post-Testing Management

After testing, we recommend a range of strategies to manage and prevent corrosion. These may include:

  • Cathodic Protection: Applying a cathodic protection system to shield the steel reinforcement from corrosion.
  • Coating Applications: Using protective coatings to prevent corrosive elements from reaching the concrete.
  • Material Selection: Advising on the use of corrosion-resistant materials in construction or repair.
  • Design Modifications: Suggesting design changes that can reduce the risk of future corrosion.

Ongoing Monitoring for Long-Term Protection

Ongoing monitoring plays a crucial role in our comprehensive corrosion management. We offer services that include regular inspections and testing to ensure that the implemented prevention strategies are effective and to catch any new signs of corrosion early. This ongoing vigilance is key to extending the service life of your structures and ensuring their safety and integrity over time.

Our commitment to you extends beyond the initial testing. We are dedicated to providing solutions that not only detect but also prevent and manage concrete corrosion, ensuring the longevity and safety of your structures. If you’re looking for a partner to help protect your investment from the ravages of corrosion, look no further than Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers.

Concrete corrosion is not just a structural issue; it has significant environmental implications. As concrete degrades, it can release harmful materials into the surrounding environment, affecting soil and water quality. Moreover, the process of repairing or replacing corroded structures often involves energy-intensive activities and the production of construction waste, which contribute to the carbon footprint of the construction industry.

At Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers, we are acutely aware of our responsibility to the environment. That’s why we’ve integrated sustainable practices into every aspect of our concrete corrosion testing services. Our approach is designed to minimise environmental impact while maintaining the highest standards of service quality.

Sustainable practices in Testing Services

We implement a range of sustainable practices in our testing services, including:

  • Using non-destructive testing methods that do not generate waste.
  • Employing advanced technologies that reduce the need for multiple site visits.
  • Choosing testing equipment with low energy consumption.

Integrating Environmental Considerations

Environmental considerations are a key component of our corrosion management plans. We take steps to ensure that our recommendations for remedial actions are not only effective but also environmentally sound. This includes:

  • Suggesting the use of eco-friendly materials for repairs.
  • Recommending designs that enhance durability and reduce the need for future resource-intensive interventions.
  • Advising on maintenance practices that extend the service life of structures, thereby reducing the frequency of repairs.

minimising Our Environmental Footprint

To minimise our environmental footprint, we:

  • optimise logistics to reduce travel emissions.
  • Follow waste reduction and recycling protocols on-site.
  • Continuously seek ways to improve the sustainability of our operations.

Our commitment to sustainability is unwavering. We believe that by adopting environmentally responsible practices, we can provide you with superior concrete corrosion testing services while also contributing to the well-being of our planet. If you share our commitment to sustainability and are looking for a testing service that aligns with your environmental values, we invite you to contact us to learn more about how we can work together for a greener future.

At Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers, we recognise the critical importance of adhering to industry regulations and standards. Our commitment to compliance is not just about fulfilling legal obligations; it’s about ensuring the highest quality and safety for your projects. We have established a robust framework to stay abreast of regulatory changes and integrate them into our concrete corrosion testing services.

Quality Assurance Through Standards

Standards play a pivotal role in our quality assurance process. We strictly adhere to BS EN Standards, which are essential benchmarks for the construction industry. These standards guide our testing methods, equipment calibration, and reporting protocols, ensuring that every service we provide meets the stringent requirements set forth by regulatory bodies.

Assurance of Regulatory Adherence

To assure you of our regulatory adherence, we maintain transparency in all our operations. We provide detailed documentation of our compliance with industry standards and are always ready to present our certifications and accreditations upon request. Our open communication policy means that you are always informed about how we meet the necessary regulations for your project.

Staying Updated on Regulatory Changes

To keep up with the ever-evolving landscape of industry regulations, we engage in:

  • Continuous professional development for our team.
  • Active participation in industry forums and workshops.
  • Regular reviews and updates of our internal compliance policies.

Proactive Adaptation to Changes

Our proactive approach ensures that we are always ahead of regulatory changes. We regularly review our processes and update our practices to align with the latest industry standards. This forward-thinking mindset allows us to anticipate future requirements and adapt our services accordingly, providing you with a service that is not only compliant but also future-proof.

By choosing Milan Groundworks, you are selecting a partner that values compliance as much as you do. We are dedicated to providing concrete corrosion testing services that not only meet but exceed industry standards, ensuring the integrity and success of your projects.

At Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers, we believe that the foundation of our success is built on the strength of our client relationships. Our approach to fostering long-term partnerships is rooted in trust, communication, and a deep understanding of your needs. We see every project not as a one-time transaction but as an opportunity to support your success over the long haul.

Understanding Your Vision

We start by listening to you, understanding your vision, and aligning our services with your goals. This collaborative approach ensures that we are not just service providers but partners invested in your project’s success.

Transparent Communication

Open and honest communication forms the bedrock of our client relationships. We keep you informed at every stage of the testing process, ensuring that you are always up-to-date and engaged in decision-making.

customised Service Delivery

Our services are tailored to meet your specific requirements. We adapt our testing methods and reporting to suit the unique challenges of your project, ensuring that our solutions are as individual as your needs.

Feedback and Continuous Improvement

We have established feedback loops that allow us to gather your insights and experiences with our services. This input is invaluable, helping us to continuously refine our offerings and enhance the quality of our service delivery.

Commitment to Excellence

Our commitment to excellence is unwavering. We strive to exceed your expectations, not just meet them. This dedication to quality is evident in every interaction and every service we provide.

Building Trust Through Consistency

Consistency in our service quality builds trust. You can rely on us to deliver the same high standards of testing, reporting, and customer service on every project.

Long-Term Support

Our relationship with you doesn’t end with the delivery of a report. We offer ongoing support, advice, and testing services to ensure the continued integrity and safety of your structures.

Adapting to Your Evolving Needs

As your business grows and evolves, so do your needs. We are here to adapt with you, offering scalable services that can expand to meet the demands of your growing portfolio.

By focusing on these key elements, we at Milan Groundworks and Civil Engineers not only aim to meet your current testing needs but also to become a trusted partner for all your future projects.

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