Are you looking for structural calculations for your self build project or domestic house extension or Loft conversion or structural refurbishment? Then you will need to engage a structural engineer like ourselves to prepare a Building Regulations Part A (Structure), set of calculations and if appropriate associated drawings. Please do call us for a competitive […]Continue Reading


You are wanting to build that new rear or side extension, to give you extra space that is currently lacking within your home. But there are trees in close proximity and my house is founded on London Clay. What does this mean? Well depending on the tree type and its distance from the proposed extension […]Continue Reading


Are you in the process of selling your home? If so you will need to consider whether you have had Building Regulation approval for that through lounge opening or the removal of removal of chimney breast. We have recently come across many situations where home owners are unaware if they have had Building Regulation approval. […]Continue Reading


The answer is a simple – In the first instance you need to “Serve Notice” on your adjoining neighbours. It is invariable that steel beams will be required to be installed at the loft floor level and at ridge level to support the new roof configuration. These beams will need to rest or bear on […]Continue Reading


Spring has arrived apparently! Shame its still miserable outdoors. To add some sunshine to all you prospective home buyers this Spring, we have decided to reduce our structural survey fees by 10%. If you are in a position this to purchase that new home, be it a house or flat, we would be delighted to […]Continue Reading


We are pleased to announce that Sketch are now able to act asParty Wall Surveyors, covering London, Hertfordshire and Essex. We will be writing further blogs about where you may need to engage a Party Wall Surveyor, so look out for them in the immediate future. Please do refer to our Services Section – Party Wall […]Continue Reading


To welcome in the New Year and help all you prospective home buyers, we have decided to reduce our structural survey fees in January by 10% across the board. If you are in a position this January to purchase that new home, be it a house or flat, we would be delighted to assist you […]Continue Reading


Don’t forget we are open Saturday mornings from 9.00am to 2.00pm for a Structural Engineer Surgery. This is in response to our domestic residential clients who are invariably unable to call us during their hectic working week. Saturday mornings are now the opportunity to call your local London, Hertfordshire or Essex Structural Engineer. If you are […]Continue Reading


Are you considering having your existing roof replaced with concrete tiles? If so please stop and read this blog. It has become a common occurrence over many years that domestic property owners have had their old and tired existing pitched roof tiles replaced with concrete tiles. Did you know that the concrete tiles can be […]Continue Reading


We are pleased to announce that we now offer RC Detailing services for all clients be they contractors, structural engineers or private individuals. Our rates are extremely competitive and most importantly our RC Drawings and Bar Schedules are produced to provide the most economical tonnage of reinforcement, saving the client money. So whether your RC […]Continue Reading