Who we are

Pavement Testing Services

PTS operates both in the UK and internationally, in three distinct areas; Highway Assessment Surveys, Materials Testing and Certification.

We operate our UKAS accredited laboratory, specialising in advanced asphalt testing and mixture development, from our base in Preston, Lancashire. Certification services offer ISO 9001, 14001, Factory production control, CE Marking, Product assessment as part of Product Acceptance Scheme to MCHW SHW Volume 1 Clause 104.15 and 104.16.

With People in Mind

PTS continually improve our safety, quality and efficiency to the benefit of our customers, employees, and surrounding communities.

Streets Ahead

Utilising our highly accurate survey methods and equipment, we have the scale and capability to require less on-site time than our competitors, therefore minimising network disruption and optimising the use of highway or airfield occupation.

Highways, Roads, Structures & Airfields

Whatever the project, our comprehensive range of capabilities and cost-effective solutions will ensure that Pavement Testing Services can offer the right surveys to meet your needs every time.

Data Driven Pavement Expertise

PTS operate the latest, state-of-the art technology including the PTS - MFV which utilises the Laser Crack Measurement System 2nd Gen (LCMS2) giving line-laser scanning technology to produce a 3D model of the pavement surface.

Testing the Nation

Our modern and versatile, UKAS accredited testing facility provides a range of cementitious, aggregate, and geological testing to fulfil our clients’ specific needs.

In Safe Hands

All our work is carried out in accordance with internationally recognised standards; ISO 9001, ISO 17025, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001. We are also a Constructionline Gold Member.

Health and Safety

PTS understand the importance of health & safety and acknowledge that our work activities have the potential to impact upon our employees and the wider public.

Consequently, as outlined in our integrated policy, we ensure compliance with legal requirements and appropriate codes of practice. Through our Investors in People, Mindful Employer and Investors in Diversity accreditations, we also champion our employees' health and wellbeing.

How We Differ From The Competition

Pavement Testing Services strive for continual improvements in safety, production, quality and continued community service to the benefit of our customers, employees, and surrounding communities.

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We Are An Award-Winning Company

In 2019 we were awarded the Gold Standard by Constructionline. This award is in recognition that PTS operate to the highest standards regarding H&S, Quality, Tendering and Procurement.

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Well-Defined Management System

We use the latest software, technology and management systems that prevents unnecessary problems and provides for efficient execution of our projects from start to finish.

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Understanding Customer Expectations

We pride ourselves on our proven ability to fully understand our client's wishes and to complete a project on time and on budget.

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Stakeholder Commitment

We believe our success comes through strong partnerships. Becoming a true partner and understanding the relationship well.

Join our Team

Pavement Testing Services is a family-orientated business, with offices in Preston, Chichester and the Midlands. We run our business with the emphasis firmly on health and wellbeing, plus ensuring that Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement are at the heart of everything we do!

Meeting Expectations

For the duration of any project, stakeholders and clients can expect first class communication and a solid commitment to providing top quality service and first-class results. We believe our success comes from strong partnerships.

Quality Guaranteed

We use the best software, management systems, materials and the latest technologies, to guarantee that we reliably offer the cutting edge of technical services available. We have total confidence in the quality of our site work and the reporting we provide.

Core Values

We stand for our company’s values; Teamwork, Integrity, Development and Pride, which maintain our successful work standards. We strive to uphold these standards on every job and offer our clients quality service from start to finish.

Safety Awareness

We maintain the highest standards of occupational health and safety in all aspects of business activities, which are carried out in accordance with internationally recognised standards; ISO 9001, ISO 17025, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001.