About Us

Simtec delivers top quality testing services to the civil engineering industry

Established in 2007 and built on a foundation of many years experience in the construction and civil engineering industry, Simtec Materials Testing is a company with a total commitment to quality. We strive to provide a comprehensive testing service to the industry’s different sectors, including CBR testing, diamond coring and cutting and concrete testing. From routine testing of quarry and plant output to in-situ testing of materials and placement, we endeavour to deliver a premium service with well trained technical personnel and all the requisite calibrated equipment.

Simtec Materials Testing are an independent material testing company serving the civil engineering, construction, and quarrying industries. We specialise in all areas of asphalt, aggregates, earthworks, and concrete from initial production to verification on site and within our purpose-built in-house UKAS accredited laboratory complex in the midlands, from which we have national coverage.

Simtec is an ISO 9001:2015 company and also holds UKAS accreditation for site and laboratory testing. Additionally, we are Health and Safety accredited by both Citation and Avetta. At Simtec we value quality, precision and above all our clients.

Our Accreditations

Simtec is UKAS accredited for the majority of tests carried out both on site and in the laboratory. The business is quality assured to ISO9001 through QMS International whilst HR services and health and safety are included in the registration with Citation International. Service delivery and other aspects are assisted by Avetta.


Simtec provide quality laboratory services to the industry from our base in the East Midlands

Simtec has a laboratory complex at East Goscote in Leicestershire which is ideally placed for delivery of samples. We carry out a comprehensive range of tests, most of which are UKAS accredited in our modern, well equipped laboratories


Our Partners

We have a close working relationship with many contractors and suppliers including some of the largest aggregate and bituminous material companies. Additionally we are part of framework contracts with major service providers delivering term maintenance works for local authorities.