Our structural engineers can provide design experience on a broad range of buildings and structures.
Industrial and commercial buildings
Modern processes and production methods have brought a demand for modern factories, warehouses and stores capable of allowing industry to function with greater efficiency using new technology. Thomas Consulting's engineers have been at the forefront of these developments since helping to create Telford New Town; working with commercial and industrial clients to provide the solutions they require. We can provide advice and assistance from the early stage of any proposal, including pre-purchase site appraisals assessing sites for contamination, highway planning, drainage, flooding etc. We are experienced in working in specialist production areas such as "clean areas" for electronics industry and food preparation. We have a wealth of experience multi-storey office blocks and retail developments.
Timber Framed Buildings
We have a specialist section of engineers with many years of experience in timber frame building design. Our engineers provide design services for leading timber frame manufacturers using CAD and our own in-house design software. We have designed timber frame buildings up 7 storeys in height and specialise in buildings for apartments, hotels and other institutions. We can provide impartial preliminary advice and assistance to developers regarding the feasibility of using timber frame structures on a particular development or detailed structural design for frame manufacturers.
Public buildings and Places of Worship
We provide design services to many local authorities and public bodies. We are experienced in the design of schools, colleges of higher education, college buildings, public libraries and police authority buildings. Thomas Consulting have provided design services for many places of worship of many different faiths including a £2.5m Gujarati Hindu Society Temple and Community Centre. Our work also includes renovation and refurbishment of older churches and buildings to meet the needs of today's congregations and worshipers.
Hotels, Leisure and Sport Facilities
Thomas Consulting have provided design and construction advice on all forms of sports facilities including tennis and football centres, ice rinks, swimming pools, dry ski slopes and sports centre. We have a wealth of experience in designing hotels, restaurants and places of entertainment including conversion, refurbishment and extensions to existing buildings.
We provide services to both the public and private housing sectors ranging from individual dwellings to apartment blocks and large-scale estates of 500 plus dwellings. We are able to provide a complete service from initial site appraisal for contamination and ground conditions through to infrastructure works; including roads and drainage, to structural design of the buildings.