What We Do

Our services can be broadly divided into three distinct areas, corresponding with the usual UK process for most kinds of development.

 (1) Pre-Planning

Cambria actively encourages early consultant involvement and our pre-planning advice can range from an informal view on likely acceptability of a new highway access, a formal due diligence report on engineering viability, or right through to full pre-planning services including the provision of Phase I Environmental Assessment, Flood Consequence/Risk Assessment, Surface Water Drainage Strategy, Transport Impact Assessment and Travel Plan.

 (2) Pre-Construction

It is often the case that our clients have already progressed to outline planning or independently developed their site location. In our Pre-Construction phase, our services concentrate on the discharging of planning conditions, preparation of Civil/Structural/Environmental/Highways tendering information, design development, contractor tender evaluation,

 (3) Construction

It is imperative that our design information is clear and concise and easily translated and delivered by the contractor. The Construction period is the critical time, where our reaction to unforeseen changes or site parameters can be the difference between a successful project and not. Whilst this period typically sees the least amount of information production, it is the time when we provide the highest levels of support.

Civil Engineering

In the last two decades the construction industry has reacted to the Egan and Latham reports and, by consensus, achieved a degree of success in delivering off-site, higher quality and low risk building… Read more »

Structural Engineering

It is imperative that we continue to push the boundaries of Structural Engineering to ensure we allow Architects to deliver better spaces with tighter budgets. The design process will undoubtedly become more integrated… Read more »

Environment

One of the most noticeable changes to how we are required to approach designs within the last decade has been the increasing amounts of legislation and regulatory bodies which must vet and approve… Read more »

Transport

As the UK population continues to increase and cars become more affordable, the local and national transport networks equally continue to struggle with capacity, and hence satisfying the authorities that new development can… Read more »

BIM

The world of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a vast and confusing place, which can be difficult to access without lots of technical knowledge – we’re challenging that and have provided a simple… Read more »

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Cambria Win Constructing Excellence Wales SME of the Year 2016

We are utterly delighted to have won the CEW – SME of the Year 2016, category 1-50.   We are incredibly proud of this fantastic achievement, against some very stiff competition. We dedicate this award to… Read more »

Cambria Office Refurbishment Complete

Since April, we have extended and undertaken an extensive refurbishment of our offices in Penarth Marina. Building work and installation of new equipment and furniture was completed early July.  All that is left… Read more »

Cambria – Proud to be Gold Sponsors for Cardiff Devils 2016/2017 Season

We are excited to be Gold Sponsors for the Cardiff Devils 2016/2017 Season. The pre-season friendly campaign started on Saturday 13 August against Medevesck Zagreb of the KHL.  It was a great game, fast… Read more »

Team Building Day 2016

On 12th May, we embarked on the classic TV experience of “Crystal Amazed” for our team building day. Split into 3 teams, our mission was to crack cryptic clues and conquer mental and physical… Read more »

Happy 5th Birthday Cambria

We are proud to announce that we have crossed a milestone in the history of our company. On the 11th of June 2016 our company turned 5 years old. We take this occasion… Read more »

Women in Property, South Wales Branch – Regional Student Award 2016

Our very own Gary Mitchell took an active role in the Women in Property, South Wales Branch regional Student Awards for 2016. Local student Claire Miles, studying Foundation Degree in Sustainable Construction and Surveying at… Read more »

Busy Season for Team Full Gas

Team Full Gas competed in the Tour of Pembrokeshire on Saturday 23/04/16 (75 mile event) with all four members finishing in the first 20 places of 430 riders that took part. Other events… Read more »

Tough Season Nearly At An End for Penarth RFC

What has proven to be a tough season for Penarth draws to a close. The side has experienced good success running into Christmas but has struggled for results in the second half of… Read more »