There are many structural engineers in East London, but it can be difficult to choose the best one. You may have several to pick from but selecting a structure engineer can be a tough task. Here are some handy tips that will help you take the right decision while hiring a structure engineer.
Typically, you must look for a reputable company. We carry out all civil and structural engineering projects to only the very highest standards; all works carried out are inspected by a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers, and the Chartered Association of Building Engineers. We hold Professional Indemnity Insurance.
Apart from that, they should be experienced in working on a variety of projects such as commercial, residential, infrastructure, etc, as well as offering a host of services to their client. Given below is a checklist of the services that construction engineering should offer.
Structural Engineering Services
Design and approval: This aspect includes the preliminary design and structural calculations for a building. The building could be a house, block of flats, office, retail shop, industrial units, factory, hotels and so on. Typically, the client’s architect with create aesthetic designs, whilst a structural engineer's designs will focus on different types of building elements like foundation, floor, beam, columns, walls, roof, basement and so forth.
Structural surveys and reports: A structural survey is conducted on an existing structure or a new property. Some of the elements checked in a survey would include critical and non-critical items like subsidence, settlement, wall and floor cracking, damp, fire damage and much more.
Building Regulations Advice: Building Regulations are requirements that need to be followed for construction and alterations of buildings in the UK. Any good structural engineers will be fully informed on the latest building regulations compliance.
Project management: This service will guide you from the inception to the completion of your project. The project manager will liaise between you and the contractor in order to offer cost control, quality control, technical advice, and more
Property defects surveys and reports: A structural engineers can provide subsidence, settlement, wall and floor cracking, damp or mould, water leakage, fire damage, interior or exterior wall, insulation, heat loss, poor workmanship, to name a few.
These are some of the factors that you should consider while hiring structural consultants. These services will ensure that your project is carried out effectively and smoothly. At East London Structural Engineers, we offer these services. We are also happy to provide you with references and reviews from satisfied customers. Get in touch and let us know about your construction project, call us on 020 8088 3834.