Robert Thorniley-Walker (Director)

Robert Thorniley-WalkerMA(Oxon) CEng CEnv FICE FIStrucE CIHT IHBC FRSA Conservation Accredited Engineer (CARE)
Robert has several areas of expertise
  • A Fellow of both the Institutions of the Civil and the Structural Engineers.
  • He and his team work on a wide range of conservation related projects.
  • Initially worked on site as a civil engineer
  • Works on old mines and other ground-related and offshore projects.
  • Trained on bridges as well as buildings.
  • Forensic engineer
  • Keen to be a low-carbon engineer, with unusual knowlege of British hardwoods.
  • A chartered environmental engineer
  • Involved with several ICE panels i.e Climate Change Task Force and past regional chair.

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Joe Foley (Director)

As a director of this company Joe has been involved with both large and small projects, particularly for Local Authorities and for Steel Fabricators. These have included multimillion-pound works to schools and steel designs for major buildings such as power stations, factories, warehouses, car dealerships and steel manufacturing facilities. Some of these designs were for the overseas market. 

He has been elected

  • Chairman of the Northern Counties Branch for years 2004 to 2006

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Roz Wilson

Office Manager

(None working day Friday)


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Alice Bowers


Conservation Accredited Engineer (CARE)

Associate Director, Structural & Civil Consultants

Alice carries out technical input, manages contracts and takes the role of Principal Designer. She has gained Conservation Accredited Engineer (CARE) status after working for almost 10 years on historic buildings. As a Project Engineer and Associate, she has taken the lead on projects such as stabilisation of Appleby Castle Keep, mine shafts, Rosedale kilns and conservation of bridges in the North York Moors and Yorkshire Dale. She also has a broad range of civil eningineering and structural design skills and can act as project managemer or Principal Desiginer. 

(None working day Thursday)

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Iain Thew

MEng (Hons) MIstuate CEng
Hon secretary of Wood Technology Board
Iain is a structural engineer with 8 years’ experience and enjoys the conservation and redevelopment of listed and historic structures. Work over the past six years has been in a variety of fields, including structural, civil and building projects and condition surveys. He is experienced in all major materials, with a particular expertise in drystone masonry structures and timber.
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Jack Cornforth

Jack is studying BEng Civil Engineering part time at Teeside University and works as an autoCAD technician and surveyor.  Jack tends to lead on the monitoring of buildings using Movement Gauges to 0.1mm.

(At University on Tuesdays)

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David Yates

CEng MA Cantab MICE

David acts as a consultant to Structural & Civil Consultants, particularly in the field of bridge design and forensic investigation of bridges. He is a member of the ICE Climate Change force and of CEEQUAl.

David provides a wealth of experience associated with major projects in nuclear power, design on the Jubilee line, and extensively on various railways, bridge inspections assessments and strenghening. When working for TWC Ltd, David was deputy Chief Design Engineer on the £350m, Storebaelt West Bridge (Denmark) sea crossing for road and rail with 63 spans ocer 6.5 km.

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Paul Foley

MSe BEng (Hons)

Paul has been designing steel frames and connections for various building structures.
Paul studied as an undergraduate at University of Leeds and a Postgraduate at Teesside University. He has 9 years of experience designing frames and connections in both timber and steel. Paul has also been involved in the maintaining of buildings, he concentrates on steel frames of connections for buildings from small house extentions to large commercial warehouses.
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Ajimol Sinu

MTech BTech

Aji graduated in civil engineering and structural analysis from universities in southern India, and trained on site before moving to the UK. 

Aji has been designing connections for a number of projects and has recently taken a lead role in the Farringdon Station development. She also has experience in offshore renewables and offshore oil and gas in the UK and Middle East.

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Terry Walker

Terry Walker will be one of the most experienced steel experts in the country. He has wide experience in the design and construction of steel framed buildings.

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Andrew Redfearn


Andrew specialises in the design of steel elements, connections and temporary works, working mostly for steel fabricators while at S&CCLtd.  Projects have included largescale commercial and educational developments.

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