Graeme Allen Consultancy Limited (GACL) is a structural engineering consultancy based in Enfield, North London. Graeme Allen is the main director of the company and has a degree in Civil Engineering BEng, (1986-University of Nottingham) is a Chartered Engineer (C.Eng) and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE). Graeme has also gained a Masters in Civil Engineering (MSc). Graeme has achieved a Doctorate (ProfDoc) at Anglia Ruskin University completing a Thesis on the subject of “Root barriers to resolve clay shrinkage subsidence claims”.
Since establishment in 2006 the company has successfully completed over 1200 individual projects of wide ranging scope to a diverse client base across range of sectors which encompass commercial, residential, retail, industrial, educational, sports facilities, local authority and ecclesiastical in England and Scotland.
GACL has experience in subsidence, structural reporting, expert witness, structural design, structural repair, building construction, insurance claims management, soil mechanics and foundation design, project management, contract administration and party wall procedure. GACL has knowledge of traditional and modern building technologies and materials so that the best advice can be given to our clients for any construction project to achieve a balanced design that is the optimum solution.
GACL utilises part time personnel so that additional expertise can be employed on a job by job basis so that a variety of projects can be implemented.
Each project is treated individually and the design team, lead by Graeme Allen, is assembled based upon the project type and comprises chartered structural engineers’ surveyors and technicians as required. The design team progresses the scheme from feasibility through to detail design, drawing, specification, tender, and construction as required.
Professional Indemnity insurance to the value of £500,000 is held with leading insurers.