Your leading partner for technical expertise and service

Delivering seven million tests a year to more than 5,000 customers, SOCOTEC, formerly ESG, offers the widest range of testing, inspection and compliance services in the UK. We pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and continual drive to exceed expectations through our leading technical expertise, operational excellence and technological innovation.

In the UK SOCOTEC offers:

Over 200 testing, inspection and compliance services

Carries out 7 million tests and inspections each year

Employs over 1,400 people

Services over 5,000 clients


About the SOCOTEC group

With facilities in more than 40 countries and 6,700 employees, the SOCOTEC group delivers services to improve the performance of businesses and local authorities through risk management.

The company provides assistance to clients throughout the world and throughout the lifecycles of their projects, in the areas of quality, health and safety, and the environment. SOCOTEC purchased ESG in March 2017, enhancing its scope of expertise and giving the company another large base in Europe, second in size to the one it has in France.  

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As a responsible, forward-looking business, SOCOTEC UK recognises the need to comply with the GDPR and ensure that effective measures are in place to protect the personal data of our customers, employees and other stakeholders.



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