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Associate Structural Engineer

Fredy Tincopa has recently joined CNM as an Associate Structural Engineer. After graduating in Germany and working as a Structural Engineer for 10 years, he came to the UK in 2002 and became chartered in 2006. Fredy has been responsible for running projects and producing scheme designs for a wide range of new developments and refurbishments/alterations of existing buildings across a variety of sectors.

Stroudley Walk

CNM’s long-standing Clients MUSE developments, in partnership with local housing provider and land-owner Poplar HARCA, have received outline planning approval for the proposed construction of 281 new residential units, including 50% Affordable units, at Stroudley Walk, Bromley-by-Bow.

MUSE have commissioned CNM, RM_A Architects, Insignis (BS) Consulting, Calford Seadon project management and Churchman Thornhill Finch landscape designers, to work through RIBA Stages 3 and 4 to develop the design of this ambitious regeneration scheme which promises to bring new life to the area including new retail units and community spaces at ground floor, with new landscaping including a pocket-park formed between 4 blocks rising up to 25 storeys

Image credit: RMA Architects

NHS London Procurement Partnership

We are pleased to have secured a place on the new NHS London Procurement Partnership Dynamic Purchasing System for Estates and Facilities Consultancy Services. This is a NHS and public sector framework through which CNM will provide Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy Services under Category No.14 in the Greater London, South East, Midlands and South West regions.

Brent Cross Celebrate 45th Birthday

Brent Cross have celebrated their 45th Birthday this week. CNM are very proud to have provided civil and structural engineering services at Brent Cross since 1993.

More information on Hammerson’s LinkedIn page, linked below:

Associate Structural Engineers have joined CNM

Agnieszka Rucinska and Chris O’Regan have recently joined CNM as Associate Structural Engineers.

Agnieszka previously worked for NCE Top 100 consultants. She progressed her career in structural engineering, gaining over fifteen years of experience in variety of UK and International projects. Agnieszka also promotes WISE campaign by helping fellow female engineers in their professional development.

Chris has over 30 years of experience working within the field of structural engineering. A Fellow of both the Institution of Structural Engineers and Institution of Civil Engineers, he joined Clarke Nicholls Marcel as an Associate in 2021 and is responsible for managing technical staff training and mentoring.

Steel erection progressing at 150 Holborn

The new steel superstructure works are progressing quickly for Dar Groups new headquarters building at 150 Holborn.

Steelwork contractor Severfield started erecting the main frame in August and have already completed over half of the 8 storeys.

CNM and Severfield have also worked closely with the Main Contractor, McLaren Construction, to design and detail the steelwork to coordinate with the MEP services passing through the beams.

Image credit: McLaren

Senior Structural Engineer

An experienced, practical and knowledgeable Senior Structural Engineer is sought to provide technical design support for an Associate running multiple residential, mixed-use and healthcare projects. The successful candidate will have a genuine interest in working on multiple project types, collaborating with design team and contractors, visiting multiple sites to undertake surveys and inspections, and be able to draw on their experience to develop simple, workable and buildable solutions to complex structural problems.

Essential criteria for the role:

Must have minimum 8yrs experience with at least 5yrs UK structural engineering experience in design of RC and Steel structures and building substructures.
Ideally CEng MIStructE or CEng MICE, or very close.
Must have experience of refurbishment & structural modification design, and new-build is also preferable.
Able to design structural elements in all the common building materials (i.e., steel, concrete, masonry and timber) using hand and approved design software such as Tedds, Tekla Structures and ideally SCIA Engineer
Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience of working collaboratively with clients, contractors, project managers and design consultants
Able to produce clear practical sketches and ideally have experience of using Bluebeam software
Able to plan and organise structural surveys and inspections and be able to produce well-written detailed reports and specifications
Able to problem-solve, particularly site-related matters, and to work to agreed deadlines with minimum supervision
Able to mentor graduate and junior engineers

Bluewater Zara Reconfiguration & Extension

Fantastic effort during these unprecedented and difficult times from the Main Contractor, RG Group, who has successfully completed the primary structural frame for the new-build service yard extension of the existing Zara store at Bluewater Shopping Centre.

Other construction works are still on programme to be completed in August and when it opens to the public, the existing store will be doubled in size to create a new 37,000 ft2 MSU over two levels and will be one of Zara’s largest stores in the country.

CNM’s appointment by Landsec follows our successful delivery of previous extensions at the Centre since 2012 for other major retailers including Primark, H&M, Arcadia and WHS.

Image credit: RG Group

Great Scotland Yard Hotel Opens

CNM’s latest hotel project has now opened. The 152 room Great Scotland Yard Hotel and adjacent five storey townhouse are part of The Unbound Collection by Hyatt. CNM provided full structural engineering design services to the developer Galliard Group and worked with EPR Architects. The £75m project comprised a new two storey basement and a six storey above ground concrete frame, behind a retained façade.