Posted on 1st February 2022
Soils Limited Demonstrates Growth Ambitions With Leadership Hire
Soils Limited, has appointed Tim Lambert as Associate Director – Commercial. The newly created role will see Lambert, who joins from engineering heavyweights Jacobs, develop the firm’s management process and provide further growth opportunities as Soils looks to build upon consistent growth.
Lambert started his career at US-based civil engineers CH2M as a Geotechnical Engineer before its acquisition by Jacobs in 2017. He spent over six years at Jacobs rising to the position of Associate Project Manager.
Lambert, who will be based in the Winchester office, commented: “This is an exciting time to be joining Soils. They have built a strong team and are widening the breadth of their services and pushing into new regions. Everyone is eager to take the business to the next level and I can’t wait to get started on making Soils’ 40th year its best yet.”
Soils Limited had a strong end to 2021, with the consultancy successfully completing its largest project to date and on track for record revenue, with new hires across all regions. 2022 is set to continue in a similar vein, with a new drilling rig arriving in January and plans to significantly expand our surveying capabilities. This year also marks its 40th anniversary with a number of initiatives planned to mark the milestone.
Craig Morrison, Director who heads up the Winchester office commented: “Tim joining the team is quite the coup. We’re an ambitious company, and Tim’s experience from his time at Jacobs shows the industry that we can compete with the biggest and best.”
Rob Higginson, Founding Director commented on Lambert’s return, saying: “We may be celebrating our 40th anniversary this year, but we have never felt younger! 2021 was a really positive one for us at Soils Limited, and with Tim doubling down on the commercial side of our business, we are well placed to build on the success of last year.”
Lambert’s experience includes rail and highway infrastructure, marine construction, container terminal and bulk terminal development and environmental permitting on projects ranging from a few thousand up to a billion dollars.
The proposal involved converting the Town Hall Annexe building into block of apartments with two storey floor extension creating one, two and three-bed homes, with a total of 185 new homes
A robust intrusive ground investigation, designed to obtain geological, geotechnical and geo-environmental data.
Additional Contamination Investigation Report to define the condition of materials in select areas across the site which is being redeveloped as a new school
A new ‘Southern Link Road’ linking the A130 southbound to a new signalised junction on the A1245.
Upgrading the A47 single carriageway to a dual carriageway standard including access routes and a new bridge
The demolition of the existing derelict Public House (White Hart Inn) and the construction of eight 3-storey houses
The proposed development was to comprise the construction of a block of flats with the superstructure comprising 4 (central and north-eastern portion) and 3 (south-western portion) storeys.
Redevelopment included hard landscaping such as access roads driveways and pavements and soft landscaping such as communal garden and public open space.
The A27 - East of Lewes improvements worked involved the collection of 3500 plus geotechnical and geo-environmental samples from over 150 different locations
The project comprised the construction of six two-storey, semi-detached three-bedroom houses and the construction of a commercial CO-OP building in the northern section of the site.
Soils Limited was commissioned to undertake a ground investigation by the RNLI for a proposed new lifeboat station at RNLI Penlee, The Strand, Newlyn