Chartered Structural Engineer in West Sussex

Work carried out across Bognor Regis, Horsham, Worthing, East Grinstead, Crawley, Chichester

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Experienced chartered structural engineers for your project

With over 35 years experience engineering for the commercial and domestic markets, Abbott Holliday are the ‘go-to’ specialists for structural engineer work in and around West Sussex.

Our local engineers with local knowledge are here to support your project. From home renovations and commercial design to structural surveys and inspections, choose an organisation you can trust.

– 35+ years in the industry
– £2M professional indemnity cover
– No-obligation FREE quotes
– Engineers with local knowledge
– Residential & commercial 
– Professional advice given

Our chartered structural engineering services include…

Structural design, structural defect inspections & structural surveys and expert witness for structural engineering-related litigation.

Structural inspections

We carry out structural surveys on existing buildings for pre-purchase reports or for buildings that have defects like leaning or cracking. We provide a report explaining the cause and what needs to be done to resolve the problem.

Structural design

We provide structural engineering design services for domestic and small commercial clients. This includes conversions, alterations and extensions.

Expert witness services

We provide expert witness services in structural engineering-related court cases such as personal injury, insurance claim disputes or to assist in mediation.

Locations covered in West Sussex

Bognor Regis



East Grinstead



Structural condition inspection of a barn

Location: near Crawley

The client was wanting to convert this barn into a residential property, but the council’s planning department required a condition survey as part of the process of granting permission for the conversion.


  • Thorough site visit carried out
  • Some small structural defects were found, but these were historical
  • No recently formed issues
  • Findings written up in a report and submitted to the customer
  • The customer was able to submit our report as part of his planning application

Small extension & internal alterations

Location: Worthing

The client was making internal alterations and building an extension on clay soil, the foundations of which they were concerned may be affected by the roots of their neighbour’s tree.


  • We visited the site and took soil samples
  • Soil testing arranged
  • Structural requirements provided with drawings and calculations for building control submission
  • Specifications submitted for the client to pass onto their builder. The client was able to go ahead with confidence

Sunken floor in listed building

Location: Horsham

The client was in the process of purchasing a Grade II Listed Building but had concerns about the condition of the ground floor structure above a basement.  The property for purchase was a ground floor apartment with a separately owned apartment above.


  • Conducted structural inspection of sunken floor
  • Provided advice on the causes of the bowing and remediations required
  • Also provided advice on the feasibility of removing a chimney breast
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Client Testimonials

From the first phone call through the thorough investigation of the cracks in our house and the timely comprehensive report to the follow-up emails, [Michael’s] expertise and professionalism was clear, a real pleasure to do business with. Chris M

Contact Abbott Holliday

Give us a call, drop us an email or fill in the contact form with your details and we’ll get back to you.

Office location: Herne Road, Worthing, BN11 4NX, West Sussex

01273 569017

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