Sandberg, founded in 1860, is an independent firm of materials consultants. The practice has extensively developed and extended its materials related services over the last 135 years into all aspects of civil engineering, building industries, inspection and materials testing.

The practice offers highly qualified and experienced consultants who are able to fulfil expert witness duties in diverse fields ranging from major construction claims and disputes to personal injuries arising from manufactured product failures. Individually designed test programmes are undertaken in our in-house laboratories to support and augment evidence.

Claims / Disputes

Personal Injury

  • Aerospace material failures
  • Fire damage investigations
  • Bomb damage investigations
  • Flood damage assessments
  • Foundation failures
  • Brickwork failures
  • Lifting sling/rope/chain failures
  • Cladding defects
  • Shipping/cargo claims
  • Concrete deterioration/disruption
  • Concrete Pavement Failures
  • Bituminous Pavement Failures
  • Block/Stone Pavement Failures
  • Marine accidents
  • Construction failures
  • Materials failures
  • Contamination assessments
  • Metallurgical investigations
  • Corrosion investigations
  • Roofing failures
  • Dampness investigations
  • Stone cladding failures
  • Engine/turbine failures
  • Structural failures
  • Fatigue failures
  • Welding failures
  • Plastic product failures
  • Oil Storage tank failures
  • Discolouration and visual defects
  • Polymer processing failures
  • Automobile accidents
  • Glazing failures and accidents
  • Ladder failures
  • Barrier and parapet failures
  • Pedestrian slip accidents
  • Building fixture failures
  • Product failures (eg. bottles, tools, crash helmets, power tools)
  • Chemical investigations
  • Roofing tile accidents
  • Floor/screed/tile failures
  • Scaffolding failures
  • Gas appliance failures
  • Gutter and pipe failure

Sandberg is ISO9001 certified, is a member of the United Kingdom Association of Consultancy and Engineering and has laboratories that are UKAS accredited.

All of our experts have considerable experience under the new Civil Procedure Rules in writing litigation reports as well as advising Counsel and, where necessary, giving expert evidence in Court.

Simon Clarke

For further information contact: Simon Clarke, Partner
Direct Tel: 020 7565 7090
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Neil Sandberg
Steve Pringle
Simon Clarke
David Ellis
Philip Tate
Tony Willmott
Richard Rogerson
Mike Eden
Julian French
Chris Morgan
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Gregory Moor
Richard Harris
Jayne Fagan
Rom Gostomski
Bob Easthope
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Julie Dell
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Michael Gould
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GFRC Inspection
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NDT Weld Inspection
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Woodwool
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Load Testing
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