APC Engineers

Superstructure steel frame design of a leisure facility in Knowsley, Merseyside.

Knowsley Leisure Centre

Balfour Beatty


Broadway Malyan


£6m (approx)



Project Description

Thomas Consulting were appointed by fabricators APC Engineers to undertake the superstructure steel frame design to the proposed leisure facility in Knowsley, Merseyside. The new structure was to include sports facilities and community space, along with a new swimming pool.

We undertook the design of the steel frame, including all connections and stability design. We worked closely with the principal engineers and the contractor to ensure the successful completion of the project.

A message from Thomas Consulting

2021 - Merger Finalised

Thomas Consulting are delighted to announce that over the spring period we have finalised a merger with the structural arm of Carr Faulkner Associates Ltd (CFA Structures Ltd).

CFA Structures Ltd, is a highly regarded structural engineering practice based in Chorley, Lancashire.

The merger will  enhance Thomas Consulting’s already strong reputation within the industry for providing technical services, construction guidance,

and general Civil Engineering services UK wide.

The Carr Faulkner office in Chorley town centre has now closed, all future works will take the Thomas Consulting name.

All the staff at the time of the merger have been retained, with former director Howard Faulkner joining Thomas Consulting as a consultant at the Buckshaw Village office.

Should you need to contact any member of our team the following numbers are available during working hours of 9am - 5pm Monday - Friday

01743 237940 (Shrewsbury), 01772 299040 (Chorley) and 01524 846022 (Lancaster)