Structural Engineering Consulting

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. …

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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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 …

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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 …

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Cracks in the Wall – Do I need a Structural Survey?

As a structural engineering company based in Wendover, Buckinghamshire, we have had a number of calls from concerned customers. They had noticed new cracks appearing in their homes and wondered if they should be concerned. The Impact of a Dry Summer This summer was particularly dry across the South East, so we weren’t surprised to hear that cracks were appearing. …