About Aspin

Experts in engineered solutions for the rail, highways and infrastructure sectors

Aspin has earned its reputation as a leader in the provision of high quality foundation, civil, geotechnical and structural engineering products and services for the rail, highways and infrastructure sectors. This includes power networks, renewables and civils.

There's a commitment to quality and innovation from the ground up, with a range of services that can be commissioned individually or designed as a complete package, backed by the fleet of Aspin-owned and operated plant and equipment that's unique in the industry.

The team of multi-disciplined specialists delivers end to end results, attending to every detail from investigation through to design, delivery and ongoing monitoring. For clients, it brings the reassurance of experience and safe hands for all size and durations of projects, whether it’s using a single service or a whole combination of service, project management and in-house plant and equipment that delivers.

Aspin was founded in 2000 and now employs over 200 specialists in offices across the UK and continues to grow and develop its emphasis on safety, quality and environmental management. 

It’s all structured to make it easy to do business with Aspin. Total, integrated solutions are at the heart of what we do and how we work as trusted partners with all stakeholders, short and long term. Every Aspin solution is as individual as each project and customer.

The Four Pillars

The range of services is grouped into four key areas (Aspin’s business ‘pillars’) and includes:

• Engineered Solutions: All packaged projects including above and below ground works such as platforms

• Consulting and Design: Full range of consulting services for projects and bespoke designs

• Foundations and Piling: Cost effective solutions below ground to secure high integrity structures

• Inspections and Investigations: Consulting services which provide accurate data for planning works


History in brief

McGrattan Piling and Supplies Ltd was acquired in 2013, briging added expertise to the team from the leading contractor in Scotland. McGrattan added skills and expertise in the design, supply and installation of temporary and permanent sheet piling along with the supply and installation of steel bearing, king post and tubular piles.

RSI Ltd was acquired in 2014 bringing specialist expertise in bridge and structural inspection, testing, repair and structural rehabilitation.  Through our extensive experience, comprehensive inspection and methodical testing regimes, we can provide our engineers and clients with an accurate and meaningful assessment of the condition of their bridge stock.

Being able to offer all of these cross industry complementary services means that we can provide a complete service for our clients from site investigation, consulting and design to development, build, delivery and installation on site; managed and implemented in house using our own specialist plant and equipment and transported by our logistics function. We can assist clients from  advisory and design to compliance and delivery, providing tailor-made solutions to meet clients’ needs. 

Our staff are chartered members of a number of professional institutions, including the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Institution of Engineering Designers. In addition to this, we are members of the PWI (Permanent Way Institution) and supporters of Young Rail Professionals as well as other industry groups.