Founded in 1962 Hockley & Dawson has over fifty years’ experience specialising in the sensitive repair and conservation of historic buildings, prestigious houses and important structures and is able to combine an understanding of the methods of construction and craftsmanship with traditional or modern techniques and materials, allowing a sympathetic approach to detailing and repair, with the emphasis on minimum intervention.
Current and recently complete projects include multi-million-pound redevelopment and refurbishment of historic commercial sites to minor structural alterations, restoration of important historic buildings to new domestic and residential buildings.
Hockley and Dawson have always had a reputation for giving careful attention to the form, design and detail of the structural solutions presented to its clients. Over the years this has been officially recognised by the presentation of Awards and Commendations. The first was awarded in 1967.
Hockley & Dawson have designed and been involved with many residential properties over the years. We have worked on a number of large multi-million pound detached homes as well as smaller single storey extensions and offer professional Structural Engineering services for projects of all sizes. We pride ourselves on working with our clients and their designers to achieve the desired results and have designed in all the major materials including steel, timber, concrete, and masonry.
Most of our commissions are received from long established clients and from recommendations. We regularly work with Architects, Surveyors, Developers, Contractors and individuals.
Hockley & Dawson have experience of working on a number of commercial projects, these include multi-storey apartments, office buildings, schools, care homes and retail. We are conscious of the tight timescales and requirements of modern commercial enterprises and work with the design team to ensure the project is brought in on time and within budget.