About Cambria

We are civil & structural engineers.

As consulting Civil and Structural engineers, we have one clear vision. That’s to deliver exceptional engineering solutions.

We collaborate with our clients and partners across private and public sectors using imagination, technology and innovative thinking to find better ways to deliver better projects.

Bringing much more to design teams than just engineering, we always look for value-engineered solutions, and go the extra mile to make sure that your project is as successful as it possibly can be.

Why choose us?

We pride ourselves on taking a fresh approach to engineering, which ensures that you get the highest level of thinking, support and service on each and every one of your projects. 

Our goal is to always exceed client, contractor and design team expectations.


With Cambria you won’t get passed around a multi-disciplinary team. A Director will run your project from start to finish.


We explore every avenue to make your project as cost-efficient as possible.


We work proactively on your behalf to streamline your project and bring to your attention any commercial sales or development opportunities that we hear of.

Our Senior Team

Our staff and reputation is the foundation for everything we do, and we only employ the highest calibre engineers, helping your project run smoothly and efficiently.

Our Project Leads and delivery teams have considerable experience and expertise in designing across all structural materials and deliver commercially efficient and highly effective engineering solutions.

Our Approach

We are constructive, collaborative and commercially minded. These three elements lead to better results for you as the client:


We always look for constructive solutions to engineering challenges, and always seek the most effective solution for you.


We are collaborative problem solvers, working closely in partnership with you to find better ways to build better projects.


As your engineering partner, we always look for ways to reduce commercial risks and find extra value for you as the client.

Client Testimonials

Gary Mitchell, FIStructE


With over 25 years’ experience in designing the widest range of projects for private and public sector clients throughout the UK, Gary has an impressive design history including iconic buildings located across the South West and Wales. He will find commercial value using innovative engineering solutions, delivering prioritised client care and project benefit.

Gary has managed some particularly difficult engineering projects, which go beyond our core Civil and Structural Engineering services including the delivery of Flood Defence Consents, Environmental Permits and Section Agreements earning him a particular reputation for bringing much more to Design Teams than just engineering – he is a proactive and helpful team member who is willing to go the extra mile to ensure the project is as successful as it can possibly be.

Ben Whyman

Ben Whyman

Director, Cardiff

Ben is a Civil Engineer with over 16 years’ experience, working for both large and small engineering consultancies delivering complex Civil infrastructure schemes across the UK.

He has a passion for design and sustainability, particularly the design of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), seeking lean & efficient designs and helping to achieve attractive & functional spaces working in collaboration with multidisciplinary design teams. Ben also enjoys taking projects on at an early design stage, from project inception, to reduce risks for our customers and ensure the successful delivery of the project through planning, detailed design and construction stages.

He is experienced in securing both highway (S38, S278) and drainage section (S104,S106,S185) agreements and has delivered numerous successful SAB applications across Wales.

Laura Jones

Laura Mitchell


Laura is a Chartered Civil Engineer (ICE) with over 15 years’ experience delivering successful project outcomes for a wide range of Clients and sectors.

She has managed an extensive portfolio of complex highways and drainage schemes from project inception, feasibility, detailed design, section agreements technical approvals through to construction stage.

A passionate advocate and expert in application of sustainable drainage (SUDs) and SAB approvals, Laura ensures that not only compliant solutions are achieved but that a commercially considered and a holistic approach to design is taken.

Kiron House

Kiron House

Senior Structural Associate

Kiron is a IStructE Chartered Structural Engineer with more than 10 years’ experience in designing a diverse range of projects through all the RIBA Design Stages from concept/scheme design, spatial coordination and detailed technical; design and on-site supervision during construction.

He has delivered multiple major new build and refurbishment projects of varying scale, across a broad range of sectors including education, residential, healthcare, commercial and industrial buildings and infrastructure developments for both private and public sector customers across the UK.

He has excellent design and technical knowledge of the current Eurocodes and other design codes and good building practice, as well as understanding of different cost-effective construction methods, consistently delivering the very best structural solutions specific for each project in collaboration with the design team. His designs are innovative, contractor friendly, cost-effective and always utilities best practice.

James Burgon


James is a CEng MICE Chartered Engineer with significant experience across many sectors including Education, Healthcare, Commercial, Defence and Heritage to name a few. During his career he has worked across Wales, the UK and Internationally, leading teams to deliver complex schemes. James has been a multidiscipline project lead and manager for a number of years and therefore, understands the true value of design collaboration and coordination to achieve and deliver a successful project.

With a collaborative approach to all projects James believes in high levels of communication and open discussions to develop designs from early concepts through to construction.  His passion lies in the built environment and the legacy it leaves for generations to come and the benefit to local communities. The environmental impact of all schemes is at the upmost importance and understanding how our choices now, affect the future of the world we live in.

James has extensive experience in back analysis of existing buildings for reuse, repurpose and refurbishment and where not possible will implement low embodied carbon and sustainable material options for new builds.

Trish Michael

Trish Michael

Practice Secretary

Having worked in the Engineering Consultancy sector for over 30 years as a Practice Secretary, Trish has a wealth of experience relating to all matters associated with running a busy, commercial practice including development and practical application of ISO 9001, 14001 and 45001 certifications and obtaining the Investors in People standard.

A Fellow of the Association for Accounting Technicians for over 15 years, Trish undertakes an array of financial responsibilities ranging from monthly management reports to credit control.

As an Associate Member of the Institute of Personnel and Development for over 10 years Trish ensures that good HR practice and processes are core to our organisational values from the top down.

We are Consulting Civil and Structural Engineers who provide comprehensive services to the construction industry. We deliver the right civil and structural solution for all our projects, are commercially astute and aim to always exceed our client expectations.