Architects

We take great pride in our designs and work reputation, and are keen to ensure we do all we can to help the Architect deliver as much Architectural flare as the budget can absorb.

Our Engineers want to deliver striking buildings with elegant solutions. We want to try and minimise the impact of structure on building users and future flexibility. We want to encourage hung structure, clear spans, portalised solutions that omit bracing and we want to work closely with the Architect to ensure we can deliver that without a cost compromise. With close collaborative working the features needn’t always have a cost penalty and together we deliver better buildings for clients and contractors.

The alliance between Architects and Structural Engineers has never been tested as rigorously as in the previous decade, but we are determined to ensure it stays strong. The dominance of Design and Build contracts and tendency towards cost effective solutions has ultimately resulted in a dumbing down of architectural flare in modern buildings in favour of simpler structural solutions.

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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 »