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.



Offers over 200 testing, inspection and compliance services

Carries out 7 million tests and inspections each year

Employs over 1,500 people

Services over 5,000 clients

SOCOTEC Supports Scottish Water with Marine Ground Investigation at Portobello

SOCOTEC - the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services - has started work on a six week ground investigation project for Scottish Water.

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Legionella: Warmer Weather, Greater Risk? 

The effects of climate change are hitting the headlines as we continue into our fourth month of high temperatures.

While many are enjoying the warmest summer for many years, duty holders and responsible persons must be aware of the heightened – and hidden – risk of Legionella in water sources and systems.

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