Structural Engineering Consulting

Structural Engineering Consulting for Masonry Repairs

Should you be concerned about the crack in the ceiling? How about the blown bricks in your exterior walls or loose stones? Many of us live in older properties. They have been standing strong and weathering the storm for a century or more, but it can be beneficial to be reassured by a professional structural inspection. Some structural issues may …

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Structural Engineering Consulting on High-End Barn Conversions

In the UK, barn conversions are popular with buyers and developers. Structural engineering input is necessary right the way through these projects, from Planning and Building Regulations to eventual construction and maintenance. Transforming historical barns into habitable homes can be a considerable challenge. Providing awareness of potential issues from the outset, a structural survey will help to determine whether the …

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Structural Engineers Advice on Buying Listed Buildings

Before you purchase a piece of history, it is important to understand the implications of owning a listed property. As specialists in structural surveys, renovation and structural alteration projects, RWA Consultants want to help you to make informed decisions. What is Listed Status? Listed status applies to buildings which have been identified as being of special architectural or historic interest. …

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Structural and Civil Engineering Consulting as Lockdown is Lifted

Our usual civil engineering consulting involve regular site visits, but the situation changed in March. In a bid to keep our team and clients safe, we set up remote working systems. We are proud of the dedication shown by our structural engineers. They adapted quickly and continue to apply their engineering skills to drawings, calculations and reports to support the …

Bridging Structural and Civil Engineering Consulting

When the 260m Albiano Bridge in Northern Italy collapsed in early April, the scene was dramatic. Fortunately, travel restrictions were in place due to the Coronavirus pandemic, so only two vehicles were crossing the bridge at the time. Two people were injured, yet the impact could have been far worse on this usually busy road, civil engineering consulting was used …

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Leading Examples of Steel Structure Design

Bricks, timber and concrete are all commonly used construction materials, but for many projects, isolated structural steel elements offer many advantages. But there is no need to stop there on smaller projects, if you think that steel frames are limited to warehouses, skyscrapers, bridges and agricultural buildings, think again. The versatility of independent steel frames can be a benefit in …

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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 …