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RCA Structures Structural Surveys

We undertake full structural surveys for mortgage purposes. Our reports provide detailed information on the buildings structure, advise on potential issues, likely causes and any suggested remedial works.

We also carry out full structural surveys on steel framed properties, most notably "Trusteel" houses.


RCA Structures Refurbishments

We also can provide assistance on the renovation of existing properties including advice and design for structural issues that may require repair or support.


RCA Structures Domestic New Build

We have extensive experience in the design of numerous large estates of housing and small blocks of flats for developers.


RCA Structures Domestic Extensions

We can provide structural design for additional extension works to your property including foundation design and any timber or steel beam design where knocking through. We carry out designs from a single steel beam to complex alterations to existing buildings.


RCA Structures Commercial Design

We also can provide structural design for commercial projects including new build, steel connections for steel fabrication, steel balconies, steel and glass balustrades, staircases, façade fixings and much more.



RCA Structures Domestic Extensions

Ian Devonshire and Matthew Lambert are both accredited to issue NHBC Timber Frame Certificates ( NHBC HB244511/10). These Certificates are used by the National House Building Council (NHBC) to certify that the design and installation is to modern standard. (Eurocode design and specification). 


RCA Structures Steel Fabrication

We currently work with over 30 Steel Fabricators throughout the South of England, creating a wide range of designs for balconies, staircases, balustrading, cat ladders, cladding support systems and steel connections. Our design work can be found in many high profile and prestigious projects including Crossrail, Bishopsgate/Liverpool Street Station, International Quarter, Gatwick and Heathrow Airports and the St. Mary Axe building in London.



Highly competitive rates to suit all budgets

All our quotations are based around our philosophy for “Value Engineering”, meaning our designs not only make the most efficient use of materials but also take into consideration ease of access, construction and maintenance.


Structural Survey Rates

Bishop's Stortford area from £350 + VAT
Outside Bishop's Stortford from £400-800 + VAT – Price on Application

Structural Surveys On Barn Conversions for Planning Permission purposes

Bishop's Stortford area from £600 + VAT
Outside Bishop's Stortford £600-2,000 + VAT – Price on Application

General Charges

£80 / hour + VAT

Other Work

All other work can be quoted. Please email in any drawings for quotation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Where We Work


RCA Structures are based in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire. We cover most of the South of England, particularly London and the South-East.