Welcome to the Tor Drilling website

Tor Drilling Limited has been involved in site investigation works since 1985, we’re committed to supplying highly trained and well motivated crews to carry out Geotechnical, Environmental, Remediation and all types of drilling services.

Our Aim is to represent our clients to the highest standard possible and in turn ensure that our clients reputation is safe in our hands, we’re a versatile company with a wide range of experience in our field of work.  With the variety of tracked machines and extensive drilling equipment we have available we’re able to cover a wide range of drilling techniques.

We have fully trained crews that hold the following training qualifications:

  • CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme)
  • NVQ’s (Land Drilling)
  • SPA (Safety Pass Alliance Group Petrol Forecourts)
  • CCNSG (Client Contractors National Safety Group)
  • LPS (Loss Prevention Systems)
  • S.H.E.A (Gas)
  • Emergency First Aid at Work
  • PTS (Railtrack Trained Crews)
  • National Grid & BESC (British Electrical Safety Council)
  • NRSWA (Supervisor)
  • NRSWA (Operative)

Tor Drilling are certificated members of:

  • CITB (3382919)
  • RHA (Road Haulage Association)
  • ISO 9001: 2008
  • Abbey HR / Santia Group (Health & Safety & HR)
  • Federation of Small Businesses



The continuing Policy of Tor Drilling Limited is to provide a professional and efficient service to meet all of the requirements of our customers. This achievement will result in securing efficiency and enhancement of long-term profitability.


The Management Team bears the responsibility for establishing, maintaining and implementing the System for controlling those particular activities for which they are responsible. We undertake to ensure through instruction, practical example and training that Quality is the aim of all members of the Organisation and that each employee has a proper understanding of the importance of the Quality System function and its direct relevance to the success of the Organisation.


Equally every employee is responsible for, and will be trained to perform the duties required by his or her specific role. Furthermore the Organisation will ensure that any sub-contractors employed for a particular function will meet specified requirements and will accept the responsibility for their work.


The Organisation has a Policy of continual improvement and setting of Quality Objectives in line with the framework laid down within ISO 9001.


We hereby certify that this Quality documentation accurately describes the Quality System in use within the Organisation to meet the requirements of ISO 9001.


The Quality System will be monitored regularly under the Top Management’s ultimate responsibility with regular reporting of the status and effectiveness at all levels.




Tor Drilling Limited commits to achieving the highest standards with regards to environmental matters arising out of its activities. It is the intention of Tor Drilling Limited to be at the forefront of our Industry.


All managers, employees and contractors have duties and responsibilities under this Policy, and in order to ensure these are met regular review of environmental performance will be carried out.


Tor Drilling Limited recognises that protection of the environment requires commercial activity to be conducted in a sustainable manner. Tor Drilling Limited is fully committed to best environmental practice and takes responsibility across all of our business activities, and will encourage our business partners and members of the wider community to join us in this effort.


Tor Drilling Limited has acknowledged these responsibilities by publishing an Environmental Policy and our Company is committed to implementing the actions stated in this Policy. In order to achieve this objective, Tor Drilling Limited is:



  • Establishing an Environmental Policy for which Management has ultimate responsibility and which forms part of Tor Drilling Limited strategic business planning.


  • Developing a comprehensive Environmental Management System, which ensures compliance with all Environmental Legislation, Regulations, Codes of Practice and any other Standard to which the Company subscribes. Tor Drilling Limited is also committed to the prevention of pollution.


The Environmental Management System will evaluate Tor Drilling Limited environmental impacts resulting in the setting of clear objectives with the aim of establishing continual improvement in environmental performance. Tor Drilling Limited overall performance will be monitored by regular audits and annual reviews.


Tor Drilling Limited recognises our key impacts to be in the areas of:


  • Energy use
  • Raw material Use
  • Waste generation
  • Transport
  • Emissions to air and water