ABOUT US

Williamson Structural Design is a Structural Engineering Company based in Sherborne, Dorset.  We provide structural design solutions for construction projects including listed building conversions, extensions to modern and period houses and advice on traditional timber frame structures.  We have been based in Sherborne since 2005 working closely with designers, architects and builders.  We also offer the following services:

  • Structural Surveys of modern and period properties
  • Site investigations
  • Green and brown field sites
  • Building Conversions (i.e. Extensions and alterations, Barn conversions, Residential)
  • Traditional or timber framed dwellings
  • Apartment blocks
  • Industrial and Commercial
  • Steel framed warehouses/offices and agricultural buildings

MEET OUR TEAM

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Derek Williamson       BEng CEng MIStructE 

DIRECTOR

I have been an engineer since 1988, training in Dundee.  Originally from Scotland, I moved to Dorset in 1997 where I became a fully qualified Chartered Structural Engineer and Member of the Institute of Structural Engineers.  I set up my own practice in 2005 in Sherborne where I have been working for local communities and clients across the south west.

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Hil Gibbs

OFFICE MANAGER

Hil joined us in 2011 as Office Manager after more than 25 years experience as a Secretary/PA in various companies in the south west.  She deals with the day to day running of the office and manages our sales, invoices and accounts and keeps the office running smoothly.

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Jo Massey       MA CEng MIStructE

CHARTERED STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

Jo graduated in Engineering and Law from Cambridge University in 1989, becoming Chartered in 1995.  Her experience varies from large, high profile, London based projects to agricultural buildings designed to earthquake codes in New Zealand but her experience also encompasses domestic, medium sized and historical projects.  Jo joined the company in 2012.

 

 

Steve Terry

SENIOR STRUCTURAL DRAUGHTSMAN 

Steve initially started as a structural steel draughtsman and has 40 plus years’ experience working with local engineering consultants in the area.