Our desire is to produce
excellent buildings

At BDI we love working alongside Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Industrial Designers, Contractors, and Developers. We enjoy working with a like-minded team to derive excellent design and buildings. We thrive on getting involved early when good engineering input can help achieve an elegant, sustainable and cost-effective solution.

Our expertise covers all stages of the design and construction process.

We are actively involved in a range of projects from minor alterations and extensions to refurbishment of historic structures, large commercial new builds, building defect diagnosis, and insurance claims. We design primarily in timber, masonry, steel, concrete and aluminium. We have significant experience in alterations to existing buildings, from simple alterations in residential properties to multimillion pound projects involving change of use of multi-storey buildings.

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Structural Design

With you from the planning stages, investigating problems, identifying conditions and designing structures that deliver your design vision right through to construction. Designing excellent building structures, without stretching your budget.

BDI has extensive experience in the design of swimming pool structures including reinforced concrete, stainless steel frame and perspex pools.

Working closely with swimming pool contractors we have been involved in designing all types of pools for Residential, Commercial, Health & Leisure clients across the UK.

Structural Design

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Civil Design

Civil Design

At BDI, our team of qualified Structural & Civil Engineers provide you with the best sustainable and practical design solutions. We have extensive experience designing surface water drainage, SUDs and producing drainage strategy reports for planning purposes.

We can procure required investigations and surveys to determine defects in existing networks or for designing new SUDs systems.

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Structural Surveys

We have over 50 years combined experience inspecting and diagnosing defects within building structures. We offer both Specific Defect Surveys and General Structural Inspections. Qualified and experienced Structural Engineers provide detailed, concise and easy to understand reports, providing clear advice, opinion and support on the findings.

Whether you require a survey for planning, purchase or insurance requirements, on a residential, commercial, industrial or historical building our team can help you choose the correct survey.

Structural Surveys

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Temporary Works

Temporary Works

A temporary works design supports the structure during construction until it becomes self-supporting or incorporated in the final build and is a vital part of health & safety and construction planning. BDI provides a range of temporary works solutions including, temporary works designs, excavation plans, crane/piling mat bases and temporary works 3rd party design checks.

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Insurance Claims

BDI are experienced with all aspects of the Insurance Claims process and act as professional advisors for both building Insurers, Loss Adjustors and building owners. Providing knowledge and advice on the implications of an insured event affecting a building structure such as fire, flood, impact damage and subsidence.
Our services include:

  •  Surveys 
  • Technical Advice 
  • Diagnosis of the cause and extent of the damage
  • Method of repair of the damage 
  • Prepare schedules of work 
  • Obtaining competitive tenders 
  • Providing post-tender contract administration including inspecting and certifying the completion of repairs on site. 
Insurance Claims

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