Structural Engineering

As a core service within the company’s multi-disciplined approach, we provide structural engineering consultancy to to a wide variety of market sectors, including:


  • Residential and Student Accommodation
  • Commercial and Retail
  • Education and Healthcare
  • Leisure
  • Logistics, Industrial and Manufacturing
  • Energy, Nuclear and Defence
  • Bridges



Westlakes operates an ISO 9001:2015 accredited QA system which was most recently re-accredited in 2022.  The objectives of the QA system are to achieve and maintain a level of quality which enhances the company’s reputation, to comply with relevant statutory and safety requirements, and to maximise client satisfaction with our services.

We also hold ISO 14001 and 18001 accreditations.

The company holds Public Liability, Employers Liability and Professional Indemnity cover appropriate to its obligations in all areas of company activity.


  • The institution of structural engineers Lancashire and Cheshire regional group, North West Structural Award Winner 2022 – Tribeca House
  • Cheshire west and Chester Civic awards for design and conservation 2021 – Highly commended residential new build, Tramways.
  • The Institution of Civil engineers North West Civil engineering medium Project of the Year, 2019 – Icon roller coaster.
  • SME of the Year 2017 – New Civil Engineer 100 companies of the year.


Key Skills

New, multi-storey developments for residential, office, hotel and educational clients.

Single storey volume structures for retail and logistics clients

Refurbishment of existing properties

Reinforcement scheduling

Renovation of historic listed properties

Assessment for change in use

Structural condition surveys

Site appraisals

Specialist RAAC assessments

Load capacity assessments of roofs and floors

Post-fire assessments

State of the art BIM modelling and cross-discipline integration

Structural Engineering Projects

Tribeca House

Blackpool Piers

Alliot House