The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal
association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom.

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association

Welcome to the British Geotechnical Association (BGA). We are the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom. We also perform the role of the Ground Board for the Institution of Civil Engineers, as well as being the UK member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM).

Find Out More »
No description available
No description available
No description available
No description available
No description available
No description available
No description available
No description available
No description available

Upcoming Events

BGA Conferences and Seminars
No description available

BGA Annual Conference 2021

The BGA plans to hold its 2021 Annual Conference, including the AGM, on 13th September 2021. It is currently planned to hold this as a face-to-face event at the Institution of Civil Engineers (subject to the prevailing Government guidelines at the time).

  • 13.09.2021
  • 10:00 - 17:00
  • Telford Lecture Theatre, Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA
  • Event Type: BGA Conferences and Seminars
Yorkshire Geotechnical Group (ICE)
  • 14.09.2021
  • 18:00 - 19:30
  • Event Type: Yorkshire Geotechnical Group (ICE)

Latest Tweets from @BritishGeotech

"RT : New members join British Geotechnical Association executive committee

The has announced the results of it…"

Jul 21

"The BGA plans to hold its 2021 Annual Conference, & AGM, on 13th September 2021. It is currently planned as a face-to-face event at the Institution of Civil Engineers (subject to the prevailing Government guidelines at the time) "

Jul 21

"The BGA is pleased to announce that the 2020 BGA Medal has been awarded to the paper “PISA design model for monopiles for offshore wind turbines: Application to a stiff glacial clay till” "

Jul 21

"The BGA is pleased to announce the results of 2021 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee "

Jul 21

Latest News

David Toll becomes BGA Chair

  • 24.07.2021

The BGA is pleased to announce that Professor David Toll has taken over as BGA Chair, with Dr Andrew Ridley appointed as Vice Chair.

Read More

2020 BGA Medal Winning Paper announced

  • 20.07.2021

The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is pleased to announce that the 2020 BGA Medal has been awarded to the paper “PISA design model for monopiles for offshore wind turbines: Application to a stiff glacial clay till”

Read More

Degree Apprenticeship in Geoscience

  • 17.07.2021

The BGA wishes to share this announcement from Nick Koor & Sian Davies-Vollum, the Chair & Vice Chair of University Geoscience UK

Read More

ISSMGE News & Information Circular - July 2021

  • 17.07.2021

ISSMGE News & Information Circular - July 2021

Read More

Result of 2021 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

  • 17.07.2021

The BGA is pleased to announce the results of 2021 Elections to the BGA Executive Committee

Read More

Winner announced of 2020 BGA Masters Prize

  • 01.07.2021

The BGA is pleased to announce that Abigail Bateman of Bristol University is the winner of the 2020 BGA Masters prize for her entry “Analytical methods for non-linear pile base settlement prediction in clay”.

Read More

Our Corporate Members and Committee Member Organisations

View All Members

Become a Member

Join the British Geotechnical Association to keep up to date with the latest BGA news