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Our Architectural and Structural Engineering Experience


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: Forty-seven years experience in the civil and structural engineering field, including twenty-seven years in positions of management and management supervision. Responsible for a variety of design, engineering and construction contracts. Projects have included: multi-storey office blocks, computer centre, coastal protection, substation refurbishment, military tank training and maintenance facilities; high integrity support structures for nuclear related cranes; desalination plants; sewage treatment plants; seawater cooling system for major petrochemical and industrial complex; above ground and underground liquid retaining structures; schools; aggregate silo support structures; hospital and office complexes; barn conversions and historical building restoration; housing; dairy home delivery units, dairy and milk processing plants; rooftop and green field telecommunications sites; brown field site development; housing developments including brown field sites; agricultural lecture theatre; community centres; swimming pools; stabling and garages and numerous domestic dwelling extensions; culvert, bridge and foundation works. Providing structural engineering support services, as a sub consultant, to two consultancies; an environmental consultancy; and a civil/structural engineering consultancy. Provided support services to Swindon Borough Council for Building Regulation Structural Checks; Conversion of existing warehouse to a maintenance and storage facility for the Council’s Direct Labour Organisation Swindon Services; Structural design services for an early learning centre; housing subsidence studies and a number of small projects. Responsibilities have also included 4½ years resident engineer duties and field auditing of construction contractors to assure contract compliance. Projects have ranged in value to $75,000,000 (£50,000,000) Richard has recently moved from Ashton Keynes and is now based in Melksham.


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: Commenced his training in the office of Eric Coles & Partners Architectural Practice in Cirencester, from there worked in Local Government (Swindon) in their Architects and Surveyors Department, onto The Health Authority (Berkshire) Capital Department, from there onto (Oxford) running their Maintenance and Works Organisation at the JRH, from this position became Head of Estates with Cranfield University. During the latter part of these employments he set up his own Architectural Consultancy centered mainly on the Cotswolds and surrounding areas and now enjoys partnering Advising, accepting Briefs; attending Feasibility Studies; Detailing Projects; Specifying; Submissions for Statutory Approvals; Party Wall Works; Project Management; Contract Small and Major Alterations; Minor and Major Renovations; Housing - Individual for specific clients and Small Estates; Industrial Accommodation; Units for Special Needs; Rural facilities Stables and Barns. Eddie is based in Lechlade.


PRIMARY QUALIFICATIONS: Mike Foard has many years experience in the field of Architecture having been in private practice all his working life and running his own practice for 15 years in Folkestone. Mike’s experience covers all aspects of Commercial; Ecclesiastical; Marinas, Industrial and domestic architecture and has been a Consultant and active member of the BDT Team on an ad hoc as needed basis since 1989. Many of our Architectural projects include Mike’s valuable designs. Mike is based in Swindon.

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