Confined Space & working at height 


Approved for Police operations in the UK


First choice team to safely & respectfully remove protesters


Search skills to locate human remains & evidence recovery

Welcome to Specialist Group International:

A world-renowned provider of 24/7 Specialist Rescue, Underwater Search and Protester Management response to Police, Fire and other Government Agencies.

Who we are

Specialist Group International is a world-renowned provider of 24/7 specialist rescue response to police, fire and other government agencies.


Formed in 1995 by the Chief Executive Peter Faulding, regarded as one of the world’s leading confined space rescue and forensic search specialists.

Since our formation in 1995, we’ve established a reputation as a world leader in the fields of specialist rescue, underwater search, forensic search and protester removal. Equipped with an arsenal of the latest technology and equipment, and a team of experienced and highly skilled professionals, we’re the first choice for agencies requiring these specialist services across the UK and internationally.

Our founder Peter Faulding is renowned as a world leader in confined space search rescue and forensic search, and has consulted and presented extensively to agencies ranging from UK police forces through to the American FBI. Known as ‘the human mole’, Peter has been instrumental in uncovering vital evidence in multiple high-profile cases over the years.

Contact Specialist Group International

You can contact Specialist Group International’s 24/7 control room at any time:
01306 889969 (please note all calls are recorded for training and security)