The Heritage Directory

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Structural Engineers & Civil Engineers

Structural and Civil Engineers are a vital part of the heritage industrial, working to ensure the stability of historic buildings which are often subject to structural movement. The Institution of Civil Engineers run the CARE Register Conservation : Accreditation Register for Engineers, the accredited conservation register for civil and structural engineers. However, there are also number of other well established and experienced conservation engineers. The Heritage Directory includes companies with both conservation accredited engineers or with either a dedicated interest or well established reputation in conservation.


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Companies supplying goods or services for Structural Engineers & Civil Engineers
AKS Ward
Manor Court 26 Bancroft, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1JW (and London, Oxford and Southampton)
Tel 01462 420668
Email: hitchin@aksward.com
Website: www.aksward.com
As well as the typical work of conservation structural engineers with minimal alteration, other services included advice on cleaning and repairing masonry, finite element analysis of existing structures, forensic engineering, historical mortar analysis and building stones identification. We have also assessed, advised and co-ordinated the sympathetic cleaning of terracotta and faience including Harrods. AKS Ward have been synonymous with the assessment and treatment for the corrosion of steel frames behind masonry elevations since the 1970's, with its common sobriquet "Regent's Street Disease". Conservation projects have included the Tower of London, Kensington Palace, Kings Cross and St Pancras.
Alan Wood & Partners
Hallamshire House, Meadow Court, Hayland Street, Sheffield S9 1BY
Tel 01142 440077
Email: eng@alanwood.co.uk
Website: www.alanwood.co.uk
Alan Wood & Partners provides a full range of engineering services. The Historic building specialist sector within our Structural Engineering department, has extensive expertise in all aspects of historic buildings, Jenny Bulmer, is our CARE accredited engineer. Our services include assessment, monitoring, stabilisation, underpinning and structural repairs to historic masonry, timber and metalwork. Having worked on many listed buildings such as Stonegate, York; Cathill Hall, Sheffield; Hull Minster; Micklegate, York; Birdsall House, Malton; Dry Dock &, Fruit Market, Hull.
Capstone Consulting Engineers Ltd
Home Farm, Hollinsclough, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 0RH
Tel 01298 83151
Email: conservation@capstone-uk.com
Website: www.capstone-uk.com
We are a small friendly consulting structural engineering practice based near Buxton, Derbyshire, undertaking work across the North and Midlands, with good transport links into the bigger cities. The director, John Ruddy, has an MA in conservation, is a Chartered Structural Engineer accredited (and lead assessor) with the Conservation Accreditation Register for Engineers (CARE) and IHBC member, with a hands on role on all projects, offering flexible and professional service on a broad range of projects, large and small. Often far less intervention is needed that first thought. Recent work encompasses repair, adaptation and new build with ecclesiastical, domestic, civic, rural and historic park buildings and structures.
Chris Pike Associates
13 Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY1 1RD
Tel 01952 581751
Email: enquiry@cpaconservation.co.uk
Website: www.cpaconservation.co.uk
CPA are consultant engineers offering professional design services in the specialist field of historic environment conservation. The practice is managed by Christopher Pike, who holds a masters degree in historic environment conservation, is a chartered structural engineer and a conservation accredited engineer. CPA advocates non-invasive and non-destructive investigation techniques, as deemed best appropriate, for the proper identification of structural defects, diagnosis of instability problems, and determination of serviceability issues often affecting the fabric of buildings. The step appraisal process governs the strategy for specifying sympathetic repairs, strengthening or enhancement options, and is of benefit in prescribing a sympathetic conservation maintenance plan for the future care of buildings.
Crosby Granger Architects Ltd
The Factory, Castle Mills, Aynam Road, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7DE
Tel 01539 555 300
Email: cg@crosbygrangerarchitects.co.uk
Website: www.crosbygrangerarchitects.co.uk
We are a friendly, personable architectural practice focusing on the design of new and repair of old buildings, seeking to conserve the historic environment while ensuring viability and sustainability, often through new design. We specialise in the assessment of historic buildings, advising on their condition, repair and development whilst, importantly, protecting their 'sense of place'. Our four architects, historic building surveyor, and associate structural engineer and quantity surveyor, (four of whom are SPAB Scholars), bringing together experience of innovative architecture and master-planning, with a highly reputable specialism in building conservation and use of traditional craftsmanship.
Hockley & Dawson Consulting Engineers Ltd
The Great Barn, Smithbrook Barns, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8LH
Tel 01483 548784 Fax 01483 268765
Email: admin@hockleyanddawson.co.uk
Website: www.hockleyanddawson.co.uk
Hockley & Dawson is an award winning practice providing specialist consultancy advice for the care and conservation of historic buildings and structures to ensure their stability and long-term use. We combine experience with innovation and traditional materials with modern techniques to ensure our design is sympathetic, proportionate and economic. This approach has resulted in long-term relationships with clients such as English Heritage, The National Trust, Historic Royal Palaces, The British Museum and many private owners. Our services include structural surveys, conservation and feasibility reports, design for repair, refurbishment and conservation, conversions and extensions.
John Wardle
John Wardle, 5 Lotus Road, Biggin Hill, Kent TN16 3JL
Tel 01959 540696
Email: jwardlese@aol.com
Website: johnwardleltd.co.uk
A Chartered Structural Engineer with over 40 years’ experience in the construction industry. I have worked under my own name for more than 25 years on projects as diverse as repairs to the lock chambers of the Caledonian Canal in Scotland, to offices and hotels in London. Working on listed buildings, churches and scheduled ancient monuments, I have an understanding of traditional construction in all materials.
Hurst Peirce + Malcolm , Celtic House, 33 John's Mews, London WC1N 2QL hurstpm.net Telephone 020 7242 3593 Fax 020 7405 5274 Website: hurstpm.net
Jampel Davison & Bell Ltd, 210a Tufnell Park Road, London N7 0PZ Telephone 020 7272 0562 Fax 020 7263 4005 Website: www.jamdavbell.co.uk
Paul Tanner Associates, 8 Upper High Street, Winchester, SO23 8UT Telephone 01962 859800 Fax 01962 856452 Website: www.paultannerassociates.co.uk
The Morton Partnership, London, The Old Timber Yard House, 55 The Timber Yard, Drysdale Street, London, N1 6ND Suffolk, Leonardo House, 11 Market Place, Halesworth, Suffolk, IP19 8BA, Essex, 8 Church Street, Coggeshall, Essex, CO6 1TU Telephone 020 7324 7270 Fax 020 7729 1196 Website: www.themortonpartnership.co.uk