This October BGS are giving free access to its BGS Civils web viewer, allowing you to explore maps of engineering properties across Great Britain and test the capabilities against your own projects.

This is a no obligation trial, where the free service will simply switch off at the end of October. We would, however, appreciate some feedback so you will be contacted with a request for information. We value your comments and will use them to improve the datasets and to assist in the development of further data products which we hope will be of use to your organisation.

To obtain your free access, please contact us at

Top three reasons to trial the BGS Civils viewer

  • Find out if ground conditions are likely to be suitable for civil engineering projects and efficiently predict what type of solution might be possible.
  • Use it as an independent line of evidence at desk study phase to allow effective planning and tender preparations.
  • Tap into geological data collected and interpreted over the past 200 years and benefit from BGS' knowledge of ground conditions.

More information on BGS Civils


4 September 2017