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Logical Management Services

PN Daly LMS team checking coring sample

Independent Street Works Inspections 

Core Sampling and Testing Services

We have our own UKAS accredited testing Laboratory No. 8347 recognised internationally.

LMS are the management and technical specialist division of PN Daly Ltd – We have been established since 1966 and are a nationwide Highway Authority, Utilities and Multi Utility consultant and contractor. We specialise in utility street works core sampling, inspection and testing. We have our own UKAS accredited testing Laboratory No. 8347 to independently carry out reinstatement core testing and analysis.

Our LMS division was formed to supply technical and consultancy services relating to the requirements of legislation or specification associated with the works undertaken in the highway. We also provide a laboratory testing service for bituminous samples and Dynamic Cone Penetrometer testing. 

We have completed over half a million core extractions and testing samples ranging from 50mm to 450mm in diameter, from different road classifications and all requiring different levels of traffic management.

We have customers from the following sectors:

  • Local Authorities
  • Statutory Undertakers
  • Civil Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Construction
  • Property Developers
  • Private Individuals


I have dealt with PN Daly Ltd (LMS) for many years. The sampling and testing service is excellent in all areas.

Streetworks Manager

Having used the services of P N Daly for a private matter, I found their staff and quality of service to be extremely high.

CEO of a large organisation

As part of a compliance team, I have found the information and advice given by LMS covering SROH specification, sample compliance etc over many years to be invaluable. This has helped to drive improvement within our street works activities.

Compliance Manager

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Worcestershire – Local authority

Installation of flood-proof lighting by coring installation holes above electrical ducting.

Close liaison between the Local Authority and LMS to develop the best method of working to achieve their goal with regard to finish of the ground after coring and the suitability of the open holes for accessing the ducting for the electrical work to take place.

North of England – Major Telecoms Contractor

SROH Compliance Consultancy.

Working with the contractor to improve their reinstatement compliance rates by advising on more efficient methods of working to avoid highways defects arising through SROH failures.

UK Utilities Company, Mainland UK

Working for gas, electric, water and telecoms (Statutory Undertakers) as part of their ongoing quality control monitoring and driving improvement.