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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Proud to Be Part of an Award Winning Design Team…

Cambria were delighted to hear the news from the LABC Cymru Building Excellence Awards for NPT Council held on Friday 22 February 2019, that Ysgol Cwm Brombil won Best Educational Building and Ysgol… Read more »

Cambria ‘SuDs in Wales 2019’ Lecture

Cambria infrastructure team were invited by the Institution of Structural Engineers to present their ‘SuDs in Wales 2019’ lecture. The lecture was held on at 4:30pm on Wednesday 16th January at the North… Read more »

Merry Christmas from all at Cambria!

Cambria supports Hope Rescues Cosy Kennels Shoebox Appeal

After the successful contribution made by our team to the Reverse Advent for Newport Foodbank last year, this year we decided to do something a little different! This year, we chose to support… Read more »

ICE Engineering Team Challenge 2018

Our Callum Parker and Trish Michael both volunteered to help out at the ICE Engineering Team Challenge at the Cardiff event on the 5th November and Newport on the 6th November 2018. Callum… Read more »

Practical Completion of Castle View Windsor!

We are delighted to see our Castle View, Windsor project – a prestigious and the UK’s latest Urban Retirement Village – achieving Practical Completion last week. Cambria’s team delivered the multi storey structural… Read more »

TeenTech at Islwyn High School

Kiron House, a Structural Engineer at Cambria, attended the TeenTech event at Islwyn High School involving several local feeder primary schools on Thursday 25th October. The event included an activity where the students… Read more »

Cambria STEM Talk at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg

Cambria actively supports local education initiatives with two of our employees most recently attending Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg, Bro Eern in Penylan, a district in the East of Cardiff to deliver a STEM talk… Read more »