Kickstarter Isabel Syms tells us of her journey

Kickstarter Isabel Syms tells us of her journey

After I graduated from university last summer with a BA in History but very little actual work experience, job-hunting became months of time-consuming application processes following by generic rejection emails, or no replies at all. Dispirited, I finally applied for...

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Biodiversity – Sustainable Drainage Systems

Biodiversity – Sustainable Drainage Systems

Here at Thomas Consulting we are looking to continually promote the four pillars of sustainable drainage systems. We are particularly focusing on the pillar of Biodiversity, the development of ecosystems. By considering this in our projects we can create improved...

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Ground investigation finds extension to be stable

Ground investigation finds extension to be stable

Phil Howden inspected a property this week. The house has suffered from damage following deep excavation works near the property by a Statutory Undertakers' Contractor, with heavy plant causing significant vibration. The Contractor had also needed to dewater due to...

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Sophie wins Bob Fisher Award

Sophie wins Bob Fisher Award

Here at Thomas Consulting we pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and recognise that our staff are our business. We concentrate on ensuring that each new member will work well with the existing team and have the abilities and personality to work with our...

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Double beam engine

Double beam engine

​In 2021 it will 50 years since Blists Hill Victorian Town Museum opened to the public. In keeping with the areas innovative past, the Blists Hill museum was a first for a new type of open air museum. We were thrilled to be invited by The Ironbridge Gorge Museum to...

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Cracks in your property

Cracks in your property

Depending on where you live a colloquial term for “fun, entertainment and conversation” is ‘crack’. It often turns up in writing from Northern England and Scotland such as Walter Scott and Robbie Burns. I know someone will be saying it should be ‘craic’ but this...

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Civil engineering, past, present and future

Civil engineering, past, present and future

200 years ago in a London coffee shop, a small group of young engineers got together and founded the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the world’s first professional engineering body. Just to put that into context, in the same year (1818) Mary...

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3D Printing: Taking DIY engineering to the extreme…

3D Printing: Taking DIY engineering to the extreme…

3D printing (additive manufacturing) has come a long way since its very humble beginnings in 1983, when Charles Hull printed the very first 3D object, a simple eye wash cup. Hull’s first ever 3D printer (he called it stereolithography or SLA printing)...

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