Welcome to Simplify Structural Engineering, where we prefer to keep things simple.

We provide a comprehensive range of structural engineering consultancy services to property owners, including pre-purchase reports, subsidence inspections, structural calculations for load-bearing wall removals and structural drawings for new buildings.

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Our Services

We offer a comprehensive range of structural engineering services to meet the unique needs of our clients.

Services Offered:

  • Beam/RSJ design for wall removal structural calculations
  • Structural design for extensions, lofts and alterations
  • Subsidence, settlement and cracks structural inspections and reports
  • Pre-purchase structural reports for residential & commercial
  • Pile and raft foundations structural design
  • Subsidence repairs specification: traditional underpinning, piling and geopolymers
  • New construction – foundations and superstructure
  • Civil Engineering – drainage and access roads

About Us

At Simplify Structural Engineering, we are dedicated to helping property owners with structural calculations, drawings, pre-purchase structural reports, subsidence inspections and consulting services for new building construction. Our Director is a fully qualified Chartered Engineer with over 20 years of experience in structural engineering and construction, including over 6 years of hands-on experience on construction sites. On each project, we consider constructability and try to provide sensible engineering solutions.

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Key facts about Simplify Engineering:

  • We have provided consulting services on over 4000 projects, including extensions, wall removals, lofts, pre-purchase structural reports and new buildings.
  • Our experience allows us to provide efficient and practical consulting services.
  • Our typical lead time is 5 – 20 working days. We aim to address any construction questions within 1- 4 working days.
  • We are Chartered Structural Engineers under the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and are fully insured.

Our advice based on over 4000 projects:

  • Appoint a competent builder
  • On projects involving existing buildings, your builder should remove finishes (plaster, subflooring, ceilings, etc.) to uncover potential unforeseen conditions, check assumptions and double-check dimensions before ordering any construction materials

Measure twice and order once

Contact Us

Site visits coverage areas:

Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Northampton & nearby areas.

Fee proposals, structural calculations and reports turnaround:

  • Fee proposals: 1-2 workdays
  • Construction & design changes: 1-4 workdays
  • Walls removal, extensions, lofts and alterations: 3-14 workdays
  • Subsidence, cracks inspection and pre-purchase structural reports: 3-7 workdays
  • Medium to Large Projects: TBC

Note that our structural engineering service turnaround times may vary in some cases due to factors beyond our control.


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Site visits coverage areas: Birmingham, Coventry, Derby, Leicester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Northampton & nearby areas.

Simplify Engineering, 6 Frederick Street, Unit 4-6, Leicester, LE18 1PJ

Tel: 0116 218 2917

Please note our new business hours: 08:30 to 17:00 Monday – Thursday.

The office is closed on Fridays.