Antony Cross (Tony) - Director / Principle Engineer
MSc, BEng, CEng, MIStructE, MIFSM
Tony has over 25 years experience in the construction industry working throughout the UK in a number of organisations at various levels; lead designer, team leader, project and contract management in both office and site based environments. He has worked on construction projects in a design, inspection and assessment capacity with project sizes ranging from small domestic extensions through to industrial facilities and manufacturing plants. Structures including, reservoirs, culverts, spillways, bridges, underground tanks and chambers and food / product manufacturing facilities. These have involved the assessment and design of structures constructed in steel, concrete, masonry and timber.
He has prepared feasibility studies for and developed schemes for modification and refurbishment of numerous structures as required by a variety of Clients.
He has carried out inspection, assessment and design of underground chambers for various utility companies and design of temporary works schemes for contractors carrying out construction both above and below ground level.
Other works include the design of high capacity lifting equipment, works on leisure facilities including the design of reinforced concrete water retaining structures and feature timber structures.
Design Services Ltd, Structural Engineers
Richard Sales (Rick) - Project Engineer
Msc, BSc (Hons)
Rick is an experienced Project Engineer and has undertaken a wide range of projects predominantly in the North West of England. He has a first class honors degree in Civil Engineering and a Master’s degree in Structural Design. He is proficient in AutoCAD, the use of numerous structural design packages, RC detailing and specialises in the remodeling of domestic properties with extensive knowledge of planning policy for small scale developments.
Rick is currently expanding his knowledge base and project management skills and working towards achieving chartered status as a Structural Engineer.