Where we've come from and
what we're all about

About us

Portland Consulting Engineers commenced in 2004 and has grown to be a well recognised independent engineering consultancy.

Designing innovative solutions, Portland, strive ahead with creativity, collaboration and a passion for delivering award winning structural and civil engineering design.

Portland has developed and retained an excellent reputation for delivering cost effective commercially focused solutions without compromising on quality.

In many instances we are the ‘Engineer of Choice’ and recognised within the industry as being prepared to think ‘outside of the box’ to deliver innovative designs.

We never forget the basic requirements of a successful project – deliver the design on time and a design that the Client can afford.

Portland has a strong presence in the following sectors:

  • Industrial developments with clients that include some of the North East’s major manufacturers.
  • Commercial office developments, both privately and publicly funded.
  • Design & build commercial and industrial schemes
  • Social Housing where we are on frameworks with many of the North East’s Registered Social Landlords
  • Design work for fabricators & contractors
  • Private residential from multiple apartment blocks to to single bespoke dwellings
  • Nursing Homes, Extra Care Schemes, Supported Living Units etc
  • Surgeries

Professional Bodies & Organisations

Quality Assurance

The company is dedicated to the delivery product and service and has a Quality Management System which meets the requirements of ISO 9001

Client Care Policy

Client satisfaction is central to all of our services. The company endeavours to ensure that our client is treated as the most important person in the process of any appointment undertaken by the Company. Our commitment to quality will permeate every aspect of our performance and delivery of service. All information received by Portland Consulting Engineers in the course of its work with clients will be treated in the strictest confidence, and will not be divulged to any third party unless with the expressed wishes of the client, or where we are required to do so by law.

Health & Safety

The company is fully conversant with recent changes in Health and Safety legislation in the Building Industry and all personnel work within the framework laid down. All of our employees are competent under the Construction Design and Management Regulations 2007 to fulfill the roles of ‘Designer’. Read More…

Continuing Professional Development

The company abides by the requirements of our Professional Institutions to ensure that our personnel are fully prepared with the relevant expertise to undertake their particular role. In addition, personnel reviews take place every six months to monitor progress and determine further development. Our staff are encouraged to join their relevant professional body and further their academic careers whenever possible.