We are UK-based earth science consultants providing specialist geomorphological and sedimentological services to a wide range of clients. We specialize in coastal, estuarine and marine environments but also undertake work relating to rivers, lakes, deserts and soils. We also provide a range of analytical services relating to sediments, soils, rocks and particulates. Our clients include governmental agencies and environmental regulators, local authorities, energy and water companies, nature conservation bodies, developers, landscape architects, other firms of environmental and engineering consultants, the legal profession, insurance and re-insurance industries and private individuals.


The services we offer include:


  • Strategic research
  • Consultancy services
  • Problem-driven investigations
  • Desk studies and literature reviews
  • Particle size analysis of sediment, soil, dust, water
  • Mineralogical and chemical analysis
  • Processing of topographic, LiDAR and bathymetric data
  • Analysis of wind, wave and tidal data
  • Field surveys (RTK GPS, sampling, subsurface investigation)
  • Technical publications
  • Expert witness services

Applications of our work include:


  • Coastal erosion and flood risk management
  • Climate change and extreme event analysis
  • Habitat conservation, restoration and creation
  • Transport infrastructure development and planning
  • Energy infrastructure development (nuclear, wind, tide, wave, oil and gas)
  • Landscape restoration and improvement
  • Windblown sand and dust problems
  • Health and safety (accident investigations, inquiries, health issues)
  • Water and sediment quality
  • Environmental contamination
  • Assessment of water industry filter media
  • Product quality assessment (industrial sands, biofuels, catalysts)





Contact Details:

Postal address:

Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd.

Blythe Valley Innovation Centre

Central Boulevard

Blythe Valley Park


B90 8AJ



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VAT Reg No: GB 813 5358 37

Registered in England, Company No: 4618141







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