structural engineering

Structural and Civil Engineering Questions

As Engineering consultants, sustainability is a word that has always been widely used, yet the definition has changed. When our first team members were coming for their job interview, civil engineering questions on sustainability would have related to the longevity of civil engineering projects. This was largely dependent on structural integrity. Whilst this understanding of the word remains a top …

Why do Post-war Homes Need Structural Engineering Services?

As providers of structural engineering services, we undertake site inspections to diagnose the root cause of problems. This include cracks in the walls, bowing brickwork and subsidence. We can then identify what needs to be done in order to restore the structural performance of the building. Many of the properties that we assess for remedial works were built between 1945 …

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Fire Safety and Structural Engineering Consultants

As local structural engineers, we are fully aware that fire is a highly destructive element. When a spark ignites, it can spread at unprecedented speed, destroying possessions, building structures and lives. As Structural Engineering Consultants, our company support clients with fire safety insight at the design stage and in on-going management. Construction Consultants One of our structural engineering services is …

Civil Engineers Providing Soft and Hard Engineering Solutions for Developers

Developers in the South East are facing many challenges in 2019. Government housebuilding targets, uncertainty about the impact of Brexit and construction skills shortages are all putting the pressure on developers. In addition, available land for development is limited and potential sites are increasingly likely to have flood or contamination risks. It has never been more important for civil engineers …

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The Connection between Cricket and Structural Engineering Consulting

There is no doubt about it, the Cricket World Cup, British Grand Prix, Wimbledon and Women’s World Cup Football provided thrilling entertainment in July. These great sporting events attract huge crowds, but what is the connection to structural engineering consulting? The answer is the sporting venues. With expansive capacity, it is vital that stadiums are built, expanded and maintained with …

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Celebrating Structural Engineering Success

Training and continued professional development are vital to any consultancy business where the principal product is the ingenuity and resourcefulness of the staff. As structural engineering consultants, it is particularly important that our team are fully up to speed with the latest innovations. RWA Consulting values the importance of fully understanding and communicating the very best design solutions for our …

Five Advantages of Steel Structure Design

If you watched Episode 2 of ‘Grand Designs: The Street’, you will have seen the construction of The Barn House. Inspired by agricultural buildings, this steel structure design enabled self-builder James to create his dream home. The open plan design would not have been possible with other building methods. As local structural engineers, we are familiar with steel-framed buildings. The …

Structural Engineering for Home Renovations

RWA is proud to work in collaboration with a number of leading estate agents across Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire. Our structural engineering expertise can help their clients to make informed property purchasing decisions, especially when considering renovations, extensions, property conversion or self-builds. Structural Surveys for Property Renovations Property renovations are popular because people are looking for an older building with character, …