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Structural Engineering

Structural engineering is a discipline within civil engineering and a vital element for any structure.

Structural engineers analyse and design load bearing components of a proposed building. It is a creative and technical discipline, using physical laws and the knowledge of the structural performance of a variety of materials and understanding how they will perform.

They focus on the stability of a structure and how it can work in a safe way and is a fundamental part of any structure or building. At Archibald Shaw our structural engineers will work alongside civil engineers and architects on a variety of projects from beginning to end, including:

  • Theatres and stadia
  • Hospitals
  • Bridges and tunnels
  • Houses and high-rise buildings

Like civil engineering, there is also a professional body for structural engineers. The Institution of Structural Engineers was founded in 1908 to provide information and education, and to represent the profession.

If you need more information on our structural engineering services please contact us now by calling 01243 786471 or visit our Contact page.