The provision of good quality, affordable housing is a top priority in the UK. New housing supply has lagged significantly behind demand for decades and the Government have challenged industry to meet this demand and supply over 200k new homes per annum to 2026.
Thomas Consulting have the skills and resources to meet this challenge. Our specialist, multidisciplinary services such as contaminated soils investigation, traffic impact appraisals and flood risk assessments are key to unlocking many sites, both brown and greenfield
And when development approval has been gained for the site, our collaborative engineering approach working closely with Architects and Surveyors will ensure safe, efficient delivery of your project.
RESIDENTIAL SERVICES INCLUDE:
- Designs prepared and checked by Chartered Engineers
- Structural Engineering Services covering traditional and framed buildings
- Highways and Drainage Engineering – from simple plot drainage to complete estate network and highway connection
- Specialisms including Raft and Piled Foundations, Timber Framed design and CDM Principal Designer
- Developments covering single dwellings to 500+ unit estates
No job is too small. At Thomas Consulting we undertake designs for domestic clients including commissions involving a single beam design. Structural Engineering for Domestic extensions and loft conversions is bread and butter to Thomas Consulting.
Developers & Housebuilders
Whether you are looking to develop a single plot to large-scale developments of 100+ properties, our engineers can provide civil and structural engineering input to your project. We undertake highway and drainage design for planning applications and submission to Statutory Authorities, the designs adopt applicable SuDS principles for your site. We can provide foundation and superstructure design to plots and support conversion works.
Thomas Consulting have been working in partnership with Architects for 40 years. Our friendly, approachable attitude has enabled the company to forge strong links with numerous Architects and Architectural Practices. If you need early Structural advice on a project, please speak to a member of our team.
Precise engineered, modern timber frames offer the homebuilder quicker construction times compared to masonry, reduced foundation loads, reduced waste and has the lowest CO2 of all building materials. Our timber frame specialists can work with you and your architect or contractor to design bespoke timber framed buildings in all timber forms including glue laminated timber (Glulam) up to seven storeys in height.
Buying a property can be the biggest investment in both emotional and monetary terms; often, more so than anything else in our life. At Thomas Consulting, we understand this, and work with all parties involved to expedite structural inspections and reports. The inspection will assess the damage, indicate likely causes and suggest remedial works or further intrusive investigation works.
“Thomas Consulting are a pleasure to work with; they are polite, professional and prompt”
Helen Turner, Director Turner Timber Frame Limited.