Building an extension

Many families outgrow their property over time as their needs change – but the costs of moving are so high, with other implications like changing children’s schools, many people decide to extend and adapt their existing homes. A professionally qualified structural engineer helps ensure your work is safe and cost effective.


The following factsheet explains when to talk to a structural engineer and how they can improve your project.

Find an Engineer

Search for structural engineers across the UK using our database. Only firms with at least one member of The Institution of Structural Engineers are included, ensuring that you are put in touch with a trustworthy professional.