Structural Engineer (Drainage / Groundworks) Recommendation

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1895BrickConversion
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Structural Engineer (Drainage / Groundworks) Recommendation

Post by 1895BrickConversion » Thu 13th May, 2021 6:37 pm

Per the subject, wondering if anyone has a recommendation for a structural engineer type person experienced in the drainage and groundworks field and who, crucially, has knowledge of older buildings - rather than just being able to explain to me what current building code would say on a subject.

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Steve
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malcolm
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Re: Structural Engineer (Groundworks) Recommendation

Post by malcolm » Thu 13th May, 2021 7:35 pm

I've been up against structural engineers recommending new 2m deep foundations when I wanted to move an opening a little to the side. I don't bother with them now for the work I'm doing. Just do something sensible instead.

What is it you want to build?

george2019
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Re: Structural Engineer (Drainage / Groundworks) Recommendation

Post by george2019 » Mon 17th May, 2021 11:52 am

Whereabouts in the country are you?

Drainage design hasn't really changed much in the last 1000 years, just the amount we need and the materials.

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