Our Door May be Closed But We’re Here to Help

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You’ve probably had more than enough COVID-19 updates from random companies, but I thought it important to keep you informed of Michael Aubrey’s plans to support you through this difficult period. We have team members working remotely. All of our systems are cloud based, so we are continuing as normal, although with reduced team numbers. […]

ISO 9001 Audit Passed For The 13th Year Running!

Unlucky for some, but we are thrilled to have successfully passed our ISO 9001 audit on 19 February 2020 for the thirteenth year in a row! Previously accredited by ACS Registrars, they have recently been acquired by the British Assessment Bureau. We look forward to working with them in the future. Not only did we […]

Signs Of Subsidence – What Are They?


Today I’m talking to John Staves, Chartered Structural Engineer about the increasing number of insurance claims for subsidence. 2018 saw a dramatic rise in the cases of subsidence as the UK experienced recording breaking dry weather. John, What Has Been Your Experience of Subsidence? Since mid 2018 enquiries in our office relating to “cracks in […]

Homebuilding and Renovation Show – FREE Tickets!

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In partnership with the Homebuilding and Renovation Show we are delighted to be able to offer you FREE tickets to a weekend of inspiration and expert guidance! Whether you’re planning to build your own house, add a spacious new extension, want to remodel the internal layout or create a stunning kitchen overlooking a landscaped garden, […]

Celebrating 25 Years In Business!

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December 2019 marks a milestone for Michael Aubrey Partnership as we celebrate 25 years of delivering innovative design solutions to our Customers. “Over the years our business has evolved into three distinct streams.  Structural Engineering within commercial projects; full range of services for Clients, and Contractors working with other professionals as members of the team […]

Balcony Repair

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Balcony Repair, Case Study We have recently been working with a local property management company to oversee the balcony repair (design, demolition and build) of twenty two balconies in Berkshire. The development was constructed in 2004/2006. It consists of two and three storey blocks of flats of traditional construction. The balconies are typically 1.3m deep […]

I Do More Than Design Beams!

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I Do More Than Design Beams! In July’s edition of Construction and Civil Engineering Magazine, catch up with our very own Managing Director, John Staves talking about what is a Structural Engineer and why are they so undervalued? Structural Engineers help create record-breaking structures, beautiful structures, useful structures and sometimes just cool structures – anything […]

Structural Assessment Balcony

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Balcony Assessment | Investigation | Drawings & Structural Calculations | Build Do you own, or manage a property with balconies? When was the last time your property had a Structural Assessment? Please contact us today to speak to one of our Chartered Structural Engineers for expert advice. We can; Carry out an initial structural assessment  […]

Structural Engineers Declare

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UK Structural Engineers Declare Climate & Biodiversity Emergency We have just signed up to this – it’s sensible approach to doing what we can as Structural Engineers to save the planet. We are acknowledging the seriousness of our situation and making a public commitment to positive change. Global Petition It’s a global petition uniting all […]

Planning A House Extension?

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Planning a House Extension? Catch up with this article by our very own Managing Director, John Staves in the Autumn Edition of “Your Build” Magazine. Extension Essentials If you’re planning to extend your home, there are a few essential steps to keep in mind.  John M Staves, Fellow and Vice President at the Institution of […]

Buying A House?

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Buying A House One of my guilty pleasures is watching Channel 4’s Location, Location, Location. We all have this idea in our head of our “ideal” home. So when we are looking at buying a house we are mentally running through this checklist in our heads. What Happens When You’ve Found Your “Nearly” Ideal House? […]

Raising Money for Action Medical Research

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On 18 September 2019 our Managing Director, John Staves is heading to the Battlefields of France cycling 326 miles in 4 days helping to raise money in aid of Action Medical Research. The team will be riding through the leafy lanes of southeast England before crossing the Channel and riding through northern France, tracing some […]