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Our Services

Structural, Civil & Geotechnical Engineering



DLA are primarily a structural engineering office, offering comprehensive design services, we regularly work closely with other construction industry professionals and can therefore arrange a host of building, engineering and engineering services on your behalf. We are able to assist at an individual level or as part of a team, providing you with a full range of options, from conceptual design to full project management.

Our structural services include:

  • Design in all Principle Materials; Steel, Concrete & Timber
  • Design in Contemporary Materials; Glass, Plastics (inc. GRP) & Alloys
  • Residential, Commercial, Industrial & Public Sector Building
  • Design
  • Structural Surveys for Home Buyers
  • Structural Monitoring and Investigation
  • Renovations and New Build
  • Extensions and Loft Conversions
  • Interpretive and Factual Reporting
  • Site Surveys
  • Drawing Preparation

Our civil services include:

  • Complete package for New Build Residential
  • Retaining Walls
  • Commercial Development
  • Transport, Roads and Drainage
  • Car Parks
  • Special foundations, including piling and ground improvement

We can organise and manage geotechnical services including:

  • Site Investigations
  • Foundation Design
  • Ground Engineering – Special Foundations

Our party wall services include:

  • Help you identify which neighbouring properties fall within the Act
  • Serve (and respond to) party wall notices
  • Prepare and agree a party wall award
  • Produce and agree a schedules of condition
  • Monitor works to ensure compliance with the Party Wall Act.
Other services we can arrange:
  • Planning Appeals
  • Topographical Surveys
  • Transport Statements
  • Build Regulation
  • Applications
  • Local Authority Liaison
  • CDM Regulations – Planning Supervisor Project Management
  • Contractor liaison and Tender Packages