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About Us

Excellence in structural engineering and design

We are RCA Structures Limited


OUR COMMITMENT

We have been providing first class domestic and commercial structural engineering for over 40 years.

CDM COMPLIANCE

We follow all current guidelines for CDM compliance and health and safety matters.

OUR HISTORY

RCA was founded in 1972. We have since had over 20,000 commissions covering residential as well as commercial high profile projects.

OUR OFFICES

We have been in our current office in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire since 2007. 
We recycle all paper, cardboard and plastics used in our offices. 

 

ACCREDITATIONS

We are a registered ISO 9001 compliant company and a member of the Institution of Structural Engineers.

We are also accredited to issue NHBC Timber Frame Certificates ( NHBC HB244511/10).

 
  
 
  

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Our Team

 

Ian Devonshire
Managing Director
Chartered Civil Engineer

IAN DEVONSHIRE

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Ian is a Chartered Civil Engineer and formerly head of Structural Engineering Section at the London Borough of Enfield, Ian took over RCA Structures in 2002.

Since then Ian has successfully secured many new clients, most notably Vinci Facilities Plc, and has added over thirty steel fabricators and well over 1,000 building contractors, architects and householders to our client base.

Notable Projects

  • Monza Street - A 6 Storey Reinforced Concrete Frame

  • Headstone Road, Harrow - An 11 Storey Reinforced Concrete Frame

  • Royal Albert Hall, London - Internal Re-modelling

  • Falcon Wharf, Southbank, London - Hotel Refurbishment

  • Olympic Park, London - Various Steelwork Items

Office: 01279 506721
Mobile: 07703 321467
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Matt Lambert
Director
Chartered Structural Engineer

MATT LAMBERT

DIRECTOR

Matt has over 25 years experience in Structural Engineering. After first starting with RCA Structures back in 1993, Matt also has experience working for RLT Consulting Engineers and Countryside Developments.

Matt  is a fully chartered member of the Institution of Structural Engineers and was made director of RCA Structures in 2002. He has large amounts of experience in domestic development and refurbishment work as well as working with steel fabricators.

Office: 01279 506721
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Chris Seaman
Associate Director
Structural Engineer

CHRIS SEAMAN

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Chris joined RCA Structures after leaving school and completed his apprenticeship with RCA to obtain his degree in Civil Engineering and is now working his way towards becoming a Chartered Structural Engineer.

Chris works on various projects ranging from steel connections to new residential developments and checking temporary works / scaffolding.

Notable Projects

  • Brewery Yard, Ware - New residential development consisting of 23 dwellings

  • Vinci Facilities - Temporary works designs and 3rd party scaffold checks

  • Multiple steel fabrications projects including Crossrail, Network Rail and commercial structures in London

  • NHS - New structures for NHS Hospitals and refurbishment works

Office: 01279 506721
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Carina Silver
Structural Engineer

CARINA SILVA

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

Carina has been with RCA Structures since 2014. Since then, she’s been working on domestic refurbishment projects and new developments, including all the design and detailing, as well as working with steel fabricators. 

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Natash Adkins
Structural Engineer

NATASHA ADKINS

STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

Natasha joined RCA Structures in June 2008 after finishing her 'A' Levels at Leventhorpe School in Sawbridgeworth.  She attended Harlow College to learn to AutoCAD in 2007/2008 and received a City and Guilds Level 2 – 2D AutoCAD Certificate. On joining RCA Natasha studied Civil Engineering at Chelmsford College and received a Higher National Certificate with a Double Grade Distinction in June 2010.

Natasha now carries out designs of domestic refurbishments and large scale re-modelling of clients houses.

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Andrea Spencer
Administration

ANDREA SPENCER

ADMINISTRATION

Andrea has been with RCA Structures since 2016 and is responsible for the administration and accounts along with assisting in the creation of quotations for new building projects. Andrea also supports our engineers with presenting reports and letters.

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Ali
Trainee Engineer

Ali Borhan

TRAINEE ENGINEER

Ali joined RCA Structures in August 2019 having achieved a 1st Class Honours degree from Kingston University.

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Clients

From individuals to multi-nationals and high-profile projects

 
 
  
 
 
  
 
  
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