The Stratec Difference
We’ve been trusted by the civil engineering, environmental engineering and construction industries for over 40 years.
The company separated from being part of the Swiftec Group in 2021 and is now led by Gordon Watkins, who has been involved in the company since 1987.
Our mission is simple: we work with clients, engineers, contractors and property owners to help improve the quality of the ground for a wide range of projects. From erosion control and environmental protection to ground reinforcement and urban drainage systems, our team provides sustainable and superbly dependable solutions.
Our renowned consult, assess, deliver process means we don’t just supply geotechnical products but deploy the in-house know-how to examine and resolve ground quality issues from site survey to on-site delivery.
It’s never too early to tell us about your ground quality challenges, we’ll be proud to use our four decades of expertise to propose the right technical solution. Questions? Just ask.
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Wills Bros., Sir Robert McAlpine, Bam Nuttal, Graham, D Morgan, Barratts Developments, RJ McLeod, Sweco, Ferrans, Balfour Beatty, I & H Brown Ltd, and Fairhurst.
Gordon graduated from Stockport College with a HND in Civil Engineering and joined the family business, which marketed and sold geotextiles. He had been involved with the business since he was eight years old, travelling to sites throughout the North West of England.
He then built and launched the Antinox temporary protection materials business whilst still being involved with the geosynthetic business, in a management capacity. After returning to work after illness, he dedicated himself to building the Stratec business and is now successfully leading this business in the next phase of its development.
Ground-Guards Ltd/GreenTek Solutions Ltd
Phil has worked with many national housebuilders, Construction companies and merchants to promote best practice. He always goes the extra mile to help customers and clients with their complex requirements on site.
He is always researching and learning to further his understanding the balance of protecting nature and creating some of the country’s most attractive areas to live and work in.
Phil joined Stratec to further his keen interest in improving the ground conditions on construction sites and civil engineering projects.
Robert Gordon University
Shona studied International Business Management at the Robert Gordon University. During this time, Shona developed an interest in marketing, and she has since gained marketing experience in a number of industries including higher education, oil and gas, charities and legal services.
Shona has managed numerous marketing campaigns and helped drive many companies forward to achieve their marketing and business goals. She is committed to constantly improving her knowledge and expertise and strives to create creative and compelling content.
Swiftec Global Ltd
Avril has worked within the group for over eight years and during this time has utilised her wealth of experience from industries such as Fashion, Manufacturing, Education and Defense.
She is conscientious and proactive team member who embraces new challenges with open arms and a smile!
She is strong believer that investment in building strong ties with customers/clients results in improved Respect, Confidence, Trust, Sales, Growth and Profit.
BAM construction, Balfour Beatty, John Graham, Wills Bros, Cala Homes, Persimmon Homes and many more.
Nadean has a wealth of experience in client relations and account management. She has worked in industries such as Telesales, Hospitality, Oil and Gas and Retail.
Nadean is personable, dedicated and customer orientated. She always ensures her clients receive a high-quality service and have everything they need for their projects.
She utilises her experience and her skills in relationship building, data handling and dealing with enquiries from customers to ensure she provides the best experience for clients.
Swiftec Global Ltd
Global Energy Group
Travis Perkins, Jewsons, ISG, Wills Bros, Farrans
Laura started with Stratec in 2011 and quickly became a key player in the admin and operations side of the business, handling customer and suppliers with accuracy and care.
She left in 2017 to care for her family and rejoined the Stratec team in 2021.
She is an expert administrator and is conscientious, diligent, and enthusiastic in getting things done. She embraces change and challenge and takes it all in her stride.