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Bespoke design.  Innovative solutions.

We are a design-led civil and structural engineering consultancy providing specialist advice on new-build and refurbishment projects, across the residential, commercial and educational sectors.


We work with award-winning Architects, Developers and Contractors, helping to deliver projects of varying scale and complexity across London, Essex and the UK.

From project inception to completion, our services cover:

Pre-Planning Advice     ll     Feasibility Studies     II     Structural Surveys     ll     Party Wall Advice

Detailed Design     ll     Site Inspections     ll     Project Management     ll     Expert Witness

Please get in touch for more details on the full breadth of our work and scope of services.

Feature Project

A double-storey car park and commercial space

with 120 residential units above

in a new-build 11-storey tower in Harlow

Recent Projects

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New-build residential development, London E17

New-build residential development, Shenley WD7

New-build private residence, Nottingham NG12

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Residential development, Woodford IG8

Residential development, Basildon

Residential development, Hoxton, London N1


Residential development, London N17

Private House, Buckhurst Hill, IG9

Commercial development, Loughton IG10

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Private house, Buckhurst Hill IG9

8-storey extension over theatre, Kingston KT1

New-build private residence, Dummer RG25

Commercial development, Nottingham NG1

Private house, Buckhurst Hill, IG9

Residential development, London E10

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Ravi Azad  MEng (Hons) CEng MICE MIStructE


Founding Director of RSA Design, graduated with a 1st Class Honours degree in Structural Engineering with Architecture from the University of Manchester.

With nearly 20 years of industry experience, areas of expertise include work on a wide range of high-end residential, commercial and educational buildings across London and Essex, on both new-build and refurbishment schemes, with extensive experience in the development of Listed buildings, and subterranean development.

A Chartered member of both the Institution of Structural Engineers (MIStructE) and Institution of Civil Engineers (MICE), other positions of responsibility include holding the role of Professional Review Examiner for the ICE, acting as a Checking Engineer for Party Wall matters, acting as an Expert Witness in legal disputes, and delivering structural engineering talks to students at high schools and colleges across London. 

Gemma Sheard MEng (Hons)

Senior Engineer

Graduated with a 1st Class MEng (Hons) degree in Civil and Structural Engineering from University of Leeds and has a vast amount of experience of working on new build and refurbishment developments, particularly basement extensions.

Mats Syversen BEng (Hons) MSc

Project Engineer

Graduated with a 1st Class BEng (Hons) degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Queen Mary University of London, and with an MSc in Civil Engineering Structures from City University London, also fluent in Norwegian and experienced in design using all major construction materials, for both new-build & refurbishment projects.

Paulina Polec MEng (Hons)


Graduated with a 1st Class MEng (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering from City University London, also fluent in Polish and well-versed with designing to current design codes of practice.



Head of Marketing

One of two office dogs, Puglas enjoys chicken, ham, long walks, belly scratches, cuddles, meeting new people, long snoozes, 'home time' and trips to the local pubs.

Dislikes include the rain, mud, car alarms, horses, vegetables, Jess Glynne, Amazon deliveries, "lock-down" and being woken up.

Catalina Johansen Meza

BEng MSc (Hons) DIC      Engineer

Graduated with a 1st Class degree in Civil Engineering from Kingston University and with an MEng in General Structural Engineering from Imperial College London, is also fluent in Norwegian and Spanish, and experienced in design to both British and European design codes.

Rowan Tilston MEng (Hons) CEng MICE

Project Engineer

Graduated with a 1st Class MEng (Hons) degree in Civil Engineering from Swansea University, is a Chartered Member of the ICE, and has a vast amount of experience in the structural design of buildings across the UK, particularly focused on RC frame developments in and around London.


Non-Human Resources Manager

One of two office dogs, Winnie's key responsibilities include maintaining staff fitness levels with regular exercise, keeping staff entertained, greeting visitors to the office and working closely with the Head of Marketing.



Summer Social: RSA Design at Royal Ascot 2019

The RSA Design team hosted their annual day at the races with a select group of clients and colleagues, on Ladies Day at Royal Ascot.

Christmas Social: RSA Design 'In Bruges' 2019

The RSA Design team spent a weekend in Bruges for the annual end-of-year trip abroad, exploring Belgian Christmas markets and sampling the local food & drink in the run-up to the festive period.



RSA Design are Hiring!

We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and driven engineers & technicians at all levels to join the RSA Design team to support the continued growth of the business.

Please send your CV via email to and we will be in touch.



Find Us:

2 Victoria Road, Buckhurst Hill
Essex, IG9 5ES

t: 0208 252 2270

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