Loadbearing Masonry

We have considerable expertise (6.2)(link to relevant case study?) in the design and detailing of this versatile and durable material involving new buildings and those within Conservation areas and restoration projects. We have developed a library of standard brickwork details which are tried and tested and make best use of the chosen masonry unit from both a structural and construction cost point of view. We routinely design and detail the following masonry related work:

  • Mass Blockwork Retaining Walls both Faced and Unfaced.

  • Dry Stone Walling.
  • Reinforced and Unreinforced Brickwork/Blockwork Wall Panels.

  • Loadbearing Walls of Solid and Cavity Construction.

  • Mortars.
  • Brickwork and Stonework Facing Repairs in Conservation Areas.

  • Natural Stone.
  • Specialist Strengthening Works to Existing Masonry.

  • Brickwork Cladding Panels to Timber Framed Buildings.

  • Engineering Bricks Within Foul Drainage Systems.

  • Refurbishment advice.
  • Repair Works to Brickwork Arches.

< Back to Services

Latest News View all

Pagabo National Framework Award

We are pleased to announce we’ve been awarded a place on the Pagabo National Framework for Professional Services 2020 in the Civil and Structural Engineering Categories for Wales, South West and the Midlands…. Read more »

Merry Christmas from all at Cambria!

Cambria support Cardiff Foodbank this Christmas

This year, for our annual Christmas Charity, we have decided to collect for our local Cardiff FoodBank. Foodbank use is sadly at record levels in the UK with a reported 23% rise in food… Read more »

Join our team at Cambria!

We’re hiring! Click here to find out more details …..  

Cambria take part in 5-a-side in support of Guide Dogs Cymru

Cambria were invited by Blake Morgan to take part in a charity 5-a-side tournament on Friday 4th October in support of Guide Dogs Cymru. The tournament was held to raise money to help… Read more »

All the best Angela!

Wishing our Angela all the best on her maternity leave! We look forward to welcoming you back in 2020.

We’re Hiring, Join Our Team!

Civil Engineers, we’re hiring at our Cardiff office! Our Cardiff office is growing, and we need an excellent Engineer and Technician to become key members of our team. Click here to find out… Read more »

We’re Hiring!

Structural Engineers, we’re hiring, and we want the best! Our Bristol office is growing, and we need an excellent Engineer to become a key member of our team. Click here to find out… Read more »