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Surrey Hills Consulting Engineers
Structural Engineer in Hitchin, SG4 0AP
Dce Global Limited
Structural Engineer in Greater London, HA2 8BY
Mark English Architecture & Structural Engineering
Structural Engineer in Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 3PF
Structural Element
Structural Engineer in Hampshire, PO6 4TH
Silver Structural Surveys Ltd.
Structural Engineer in Essex, IG1 3RJ
Cyrus (Structural Engineers)
Structural Engineer in Milton Keynes, MK6 2SB
You Realty
Structural Engineer in London, EC1V 1LA
J Turner Design
Structural Engineer in Leeds, LS27 7UR
Tay Design Consultancy Ltd
Structural Engineer in Leeds, LS17 8JU
Forward Architecture Ltd
Structural Engineer in London, SE26 5BN
Fordham Consulting Ltd
Structural Engineer in Cambridge, CB25 9PB
G&J Structural Engineers Ltd
Structural Engineer in Swindon, SN3 3SA

Latest Structural Engineer Reviews

J Turner Design
25 Jun 2017
Very pleased with the structural calculations for steelwork and foundations Mr Turner completed for me. Building Regulations Inspector passed the designs without question. Designs competitively priced and sent to me on schedule.
Sbs Structural Engineers
13 Jun 2017
Excellent service! Quick, efficient, polite and very professional. Would definitely use again if require structural advice in future
You Realty
12 Jun 2017
Excellent experience. Peng was quick and professional. I will be definitely using him again in the future.
Redeem Architectural Designs
1 Jun 2017
Excellent price & good prompt service - Will use again in the future.

Hiring a structural engineer

A structural engineer is responsible for assessing the structural integrity of a building, as well as the viability of any planned alterations or extensions. A structural engineer might work as part of a larger team, for instance they may be collaborating with architects as the design proposition is developed. A structural engineer ultimately acts as a consultant, advising based on their calculations of the structure versus the design ambition.

Plentific can help you along by generating a bespoke list of the best structural engineers in your local area with the specific skills to suit you, as well as providing quick access to customer reviews to help you compare your options. By hiring a 'verified' Pro you will also gain coverage for your project from the Plentific Guarantee.

What do you need to think about when finding a structural engineer?

As you are hiring the structural engineer to act as an expert advisor, you must make sure they are qualified professionals. First step when liaising with your local structural engineer, is to ask for paperwork that verifies their background.

The certification you want to be looking for is ISE - Institute of Structural Engineers. Engineers registered have had to undergo a rigorous entrance process, and are regularly inspected for as long as they are as members. ISE registered structural engineers are also expected to continue their professional development. Members of this institute are qualified professionals.

You should also ask for testimonials from previous customers, as you want to explore whether they have relevant experience. For example, have they worked with buildings similar to yours before? What experience do they have of working within a team like the one you may hire?

An experienced professional should be able to provide all of this information. If they cannot, or are hesitant to do so, it would be wise to continue your search.

Also think about whether you are going to hire your team from the same business. For example, will your architect and structural engineer be from the same company?

What does a structural engineer do?

Structural engineers design and maintain the bones of a building. Their focus is not necessarily the aesthetics, but instead they have to consider safety of both the inhabitants of the property and the public.

The scale of their work can extend from small terraced houses, to bridges and skyscrapers - as their advice is relevant to both homes and businesses. Their role is to make sure that the design is strong enough to withstand all reasonable strain and consequently a large part of their role is assessing risks and outcomes.

Working as a part of the design and construction team, a structural engineer’s role is to advise what is possible within the design vision - with the building’s capabilities and environment in mind.

How much does a structural engineer cost?

The cost of your structural engineer will directly relate to whether your structural engineer is a sole trader or part of a larger company whereby you would hire the designer and the structural engineer under the same roof. How their pricing structure works is to take a percentage of the overall project cost and this tends to range within 2-5%.

Use Plentific to compare prices for the best local locksmiths in your area. Plentific recommends that you speak to at least three local structural engineers to receive quotes in order to find the best professional for your home services.

Latest Structural Engineer Jobs Posted

Stephen D.
2 storey extension, opening up the down stairs to form a large kitchen diner living area, upstairs will form 1 extra bedroom.
Joyce C.
Knocking through load bearing wall of lounge / dining room in bungalow 3metre opening with 250mm each side
We are buying a house in Tottenham, N17 and we require planning permission for an extension. We’ve hired an architect and
she said we also need a structural engineer for the project. Here are some details below... - Measured survey is this week, we are aiming to submit planning application around 14th July - Victorian mid-terrace property - Single storey 3m rear extension (I know this is usually permitted development but it’s not applicable in this area) - Single storey side fill extension (very small) - Knock through the two reception rooms to make one large lounge/dining room – we have been told this will require support beams and structural engineer input Please let me know what you would charge for this.
Need to remove a load bearing wall and need steel beam calculation and removing two chimney breast for semi detached ground and first floor. need to know if steel beam neaded if chimney breast is removed
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