Core Sampling and Testing

"Core sampling and testing is the only reliable way to check the compliance of reinstatements on public highways and footways" "The SROH requires core sampling to be carried out by a UKAS accredited Laboratory"

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Pre Site Inspections

Trench Right can save the Local Authority time and resources

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PAK Testing

Health and Safety requirements - to safeguard workmen and the general public

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Compaction Testing

Compaction Testing measures and controls in-situ soil and material strength

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About Us

Trench Right is located in the North but offers a Nationwide Service

Trench Right is a UKAS Accredited Testing Laboratory No. 4642 to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 (Schedule of Accreditation 4642) for the sampling and testing of roads, footways and other paved areas using diamond tipped core drilling.

Over 10 years experience and have carried out in excess of 110,000 core samples. We are suitably experienced and qualified in meeting the needs of our clients.

  • We are completely impartial, independent and transparent.
  • Our test results are to BS EN Standards.
  • Our experienced Laboratory Technicians and Coring Engineers are fully qualified.
  • Trench Right has a SQA Approved Training Centre ensuring full training provisions are maintained.
  • Trench Right had a new Job Management System in 2021 built and maintained by Identify Digital who have a National Client base.

Trench Right is a fully UKAS Accredited laboratory, specialising in core sampling and testing, pre-site inspections and compaction testing

Code of Ethics and Mission Statement

Our Code of Ethics is based on good sound business philosophy by dedication to the highest standards of Professionalism, Integrity and Competence in Core Sample Testing. Our code of Ethics is as follows;

Client Satisfaction 

To maintain a good Relationship with out clients, by giving accurate Test Reports on testing of Core Samples and confidentiality of results obtained.


The core of our service is to provide a professional service ensuring we deliver to our customers individual requirements.


To maintain customer confidentiality at all times we will ensure all results obtained during the testing process on behalf of our clients is strictly adhered to our confidentiality clause.

Development of our Skills base

We strive to develop our skills to enhance all levels of personnel in our organisation to give a better service to our clients.

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How can we help you today?

90,000 remedial works are carried out each year because of poorly replaced road surfaces. Contact Trench Right to find out how you can alleviate this problem in your organisation.

If you have a query or if you think your organisation would benefit from core sampling and testing through Trench Right, please contact us, either by completing the enquiry form or using the details below.

How to contact us

Trench Right, Unit 11, Beckbridge Road, Normanton, Wakefield, WF6 1TE

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