Charlotte Blake

BEng (Hons)

Senior Structural Engineer

Charlie has over 12 years of experience in the construction industry, starting her career as a Draughtsman and then as a Structural Engineer from 2008, achieving a First-Class degree in Civil Engineering in July 2012. Working on a wide variety of projects has allowed Charlie to gain extensive experience within the residential, commercial and retail sectors. Charlie has delivered projects for many high-profile clients such as H&M, Zara, Topshop. Charlie has also had the opportunity to work on many prestigious bespoke residential projects up to £5.0m in value. Working closely with local architects Charlie prides herself on delivering innovative and often challenging designs.

Charlie is currently working towards attaining Chartered status in April 2018.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Charlie is responsible for managing and delivering a variety of multidisciplinary projects from the initial stages of submitting fee proposals for prospective clients to providing a full construction package including supervision on site. Charlie also assists in the training of graduates, providing support whilst also ensuring they are gaining the experience required to develop their careers.

Key Skills:

Design Using Traditional Materials, Design Build Value Engineering, Residential Structures, Refurbishment, Drainage Design, Project Management, RC Detailing, Quality Assurance, Temporary Works, Structural Surveys, Measured Building Surveys, AutoCAD.

Projects:

H&M, Oxford Circus – Major Refurbishment

ZeroC, Poundbury – Housing Development

Daedalus, Lee-On-Solent – Large Industrial Steel Frame Building

The Glebe – Large Bespoke Residential House

The Steam Laundry – 4 Contemporary New Builds

McCarthy & Stone, Hanham – Large Retirement Home

New House, Bury Road – Steelwork Connections

 
‘‘Charlie has provided sound engineering advice on our projects for many years now. She is a highly knowledgeable and capable engineer, approachable and easy to work with. I couldn’t recommend her more highly!’’
— Dan Roycroft – Charterhouse Planning
 
 
“We needed expert advice and WFBA duly delivered in a prompt, professional and cost effective manner. Charlotte was always available to offer her excellent expert knowledge and advice throughout the Design and Construction phase. I would recommend WFBA to any client and look forward to working with them again.”
— Tom Heath - Health & Safety Co-ordinator, Durabilis Ltd