We are proud to have been structural engineers on a variety of leisure projects throughout the United Kingdom. Our structural engineering projects have ranged from the Knowsley Leisure and Youth Centre to an indoor football facility in the Outer Hebrides to withstand 140mph winds.
We have also undertaken the structural inspections, grandstand design and designs for new facilities including hospitality, changing rooms and community hubs for AFC Telford, Shrewsbury Town FC, Lancaster City FC, Morecombe FC and Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC. Our experience in this area has enabled us to also work on the structural design of school and college sports facilities.

Our leisure services work also extends to the structural engineering for refurbishment of hotels including listed buildings, spas and has even included the civil engineering design for camping and caravan sites.


  • Designs prepared and checked by Chartered Engineers 
  • Structural Engineering Services covering traditional and framed buildings 
  • Highways and Drainage Engineering 
  • Specialisms including Raft and Piled Foundations, Timber Framed design and CDM Principal Designer 
  • Projects including New-Build, Refurbishment and Re-modelling 
  • All aspects of projects throughout the Leisure Industry including Hotel, Sports and Health facilities


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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)