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

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 […]

Can Architects and Engineers Work Together?

Returning from a very busy week on the “Ask an Expert” panel at Grand Designs Live I was going to write a blog post about the seminars that we attended and the insightful debates that emerged. I was planning to talk about the new products that were on show and some of the new construction […]

UK Construction Week – Are You Going?

UK Construction week

We are thrilled to announce that we have been selected again to provide Structural Engineering advice at “Grand Designs Live” as part of UK Construction Week at the NEC, Birmingham. Click here to be in with a chance to receive FREE tickets to this years “Grand Designs Live” event! UK Construction Week is the leading industry […]

Office Opening Celebrations!

Office Opening

On Friday 18 September we welcomed Dr Phillip Lee, MP and his constituency managers, Ian and Rowena Collard to open our new offices in Finchampstead. We were joined by past customers, suppliers, and local businesses for a relaxing afternoon full of good conversations and a light lunch. Talking about the event John Staves said, “I […]

Interview With BIM Crunch

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Listen to John Staves talking to BIM Crunch Editor, Jack White on their popular “Company Spotlight” feature. Find out how an SME adopted BIM in the middle of a recession and the risks that presented and how an SME utilises BIM on ALL projects and more.  Click here to listen to the four-part interview, or read extracts from […]

BIM4SME Awards

Congratulations to the RICS and the team at BIM4SME for organising such an enjoyable night! The delightful setting for the evening was the Westminster Boating Place and our enthusiastic host for the evening was Stefan Mordue from the NBS. Stefan welcomed everyone to this, the RICS BIM4SME’s inaugural Awards event, unique in the industry because they recognise the hard […]

Lewis Kent Award – John Staves

Proud and thrilled to see John Staves, Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership, receive the “Lewis Kent Award” for his dedicated service to the Institution of Structural Engineers, through his work on the Board, including as Honorary Treasurer, Council and the Thames Valley Regional Group and his contributions to Committees, Panels and Task Groups over the past 20 […]


The RICS BIM4SME Awards finalists have been announced and we are thrilled to have been shortlisted in the “BIM Innovation” category. The RICS BIM4SME Awards 2015 recognises and promotes SME’s role and achievements in the UK’s adoption of BIM. The Awards aim to spread awareness, promote best practice and highlight the tremendous opportunities BIM presents […]

Celebrating 15 Years at Michael Aubrey!

Celebrations this week for Andy Campbell who celebrated 15 years working at Michael Aubrey Partnership Being employee number one, Andy has seen a lot of changes in 15 years. “When I first started working at Michael Aubrey Partnership it was just John, Gail and myself working from a small office in Woodley, Reading with just […]

BIM: What Are You Waiting For?

In this second part of our series, I’m talking to John Staves, Chartered Structural Engineer and Managing Director at Michael Aubrey Partnership, about the benefits of working with BIM. What Would You Say To An Architect or Contractor Who Currently Doesn’t Use BIM At All? What are you waiting for? BIM has given us such […]

NBS BIM Tool Kit

Please come along to the next Thames Valley BIM Hub event. It’s a great opportunity to meet other construction organisations in the Thames Valley to share BIM knowledge and best practice. Date: Thursday 30th April 2015     Time: from 16:30 – 19:00 Hosted by: Steljes Limited, Bagshot Manor, Green Lane, Bagshot, Surrey, GU19 5NL Come along […]