New Team Members!


After a busy end to 2016, we are thrilled to announce the following new members to our team; Carlos Manzano and Charlotte Omo-Edoh. Carlos Manzano Carlos originates from Spain and has recently completed his MEng In Civil Engineering course at the University of Burgos in Spain. Carlos will be working as part of our Structural Engineering team […]

Happy Retirement Duncan Wells!

Happy Retirement Duncan At the end of this month our colleague Duncan Wells will (finally!) be retiring at the ripe old age of 71. A friend of John’s for over 15 years, Duncan has worked at Michael Aubrey Partnership since 2010, negotiating contracts with Telecoms Operators on behalf of the Fire and Police Service. Duncan […]

Cheap Structural Calculations On Line – Everyone’s A Winner Right?

Good work Aint Cheap

Today I’m talking to John Staves, Chartered Structural Engineer who is deeply concerned about the increasing number of web based structural engineering companies who are offering “innovative web-based services” that are claiming to “improve the value and service” offered to customers. John, do you want to start by explaining what prompted this blog post and […]

For He’s A Jolly Good Fellow …

John Staves, Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership has been awarded fellowship of the Institution of Structural Engineers (FIStructE) as a reflection of his outstanding individual achievements, success and expertise within the engineering profession. The fellowship was awarded to John by Alan Crossman FIStructE, President of the Institution of Structural Engineers at a prestigious ceremony […]

What Is BIM? – A Homeowners Guide


I’m talking today to Jamie Redman, BIM Manager at Michael Aubrey Partnership about BIM adoption and answering some of your frequently asked questions. So we’ll start with the obvious question; What Is BIM (Building Information Modelling)? BIM is not to be confused with software.   BIM is actually a process of collating information so that it […]

Managing Structural Safety – Condition Surveys , Seminar Part Three

Condition Surveys

Our third speaker for the day was John Staves, Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership. John is a Chartered Structural Engineer and has worked in the Telecoms industry for over 30 years. Specialist Telecoms Knowledge He could be described as a “poacher turned game keeper” as initially, John’s specialist knowledge was gained through working with the mobile operators […]

Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (CEMF) Seminar Part Two

Electromagnetc spectrum

Our second speaker for the day was Brian Collins, BSC Associates. Brian is a specialist in radio frequency (RF), Radiation, RF measurement and the Health and Safety impacts of RF radiation. On 1 July 2016 the Control of Electromagnetic Fields at Work Regulations 2016 (CEMF) came into force. Brian outlined the regulations’ requirements and their likely […]

Telecommunications Code Seminar, Part One

Telecommunications code

Property Managers, Health and Safety advisors and those responsible for property assets, gathered at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Headquarters yesterday to attend the first in a series of seminars exploring the implications of the new Telecommunications code, RF and Structural Safety. After welcome and introductions from Duncan Wells, Michael Aubrey Partnership, Thekla Fellas, Fladgate Solicitors opened […]

Construction Industry Summit 2016


John Staves, our Managing Director attended the Construction Industry Summit 2016 this week.  The two day event delivered a compelling programme, with a distinguished line-up of experts, industry leaders and talented young professionals. Highlights included keynote speeches from Dr David Hancock on the Governments Construction Strategy and Lord Digby Jones, “A Post Brexit Country”. Take a look at our […]

ISO 9001 Audit Passed For The Ninth Year Running!

ISO 9001

On 6 April 2016 we successfully passed our ISO 9001 : 2008. John Staves, Managing Director said “It was a great visit, with Dave Silcock, the Auditor, being very complimentary about the changes we are making to our systems to develop our service delivery clearly demonstrating our commitment to continuous improvement – the principle at the heart […]

The Structural Awards 2015

The Structural Awards

A fantastic night celebrating the extraordinary work of Structural Engineers across the world! The winners and commended projects were announced during The Structural Awards ceremony, held at The Brewery on Friday 13 November. The evening culminated in the presentation of The Supreme Award for Structural Engineering Excellence which was awarded to the Singapore Sports Hub, by Arup. […]

5 Things To Consider When Carrying Out Building Work To Your Home

loft conversion

Extending your home is probably something that you’ll only do once in your lifetime. Ultimately, you want to make sure that you can build the size of extension that you want, within your budget. Being aware of potential pitfalls and additional costs at the beginning of the process will help you make informed decisions. I’ve […]