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Founders Studio refurbishment completed

We were consulting structural engineer for this conversion from dance studio to community space

First cable-supported bridges in Qatar successfully completed

We provided construction engineering services for these and other bridges on the scheme.

Cross Bay Link main span successfully installed

Erection operation 'extremely smooth' and completed ahead of the planned schedule.

Hewson join the Centre of Window and Cladding Technology

Membership of the CWCT aligns with our work on numerous building projects around the world.

Hewson shortlisted (twice!) in the NCE Companies of the Year Awards

We're recognised in both the Excellence in Engineering Design and Impact in Bridges categories.

Hewson’s Luton DART models win in Tekla Awards 2020

Winning the Public Projects category, both stations including all reinforcement were fully detailed to BIM Level 2.

A49 link road open!

Route, including four new bridges we designed, will ease congestion and improve air quality.

CBDG Technical Guide 16 published

TG16: "Temporary Works Guide" authored by our Jerry Barnes and Nigel Hewson - available now!

Hewson Spring Newsletter out now!

Find out what we've been up to in our Spring Newsletter, click here.

Turning imagination into reality

First of our fully-precast V-piers successfully installed on Cross Bay Link, by CRBC

Our response to COVID-19

You can read about our response to the current COVID-19 situation here.


Hewson achieve Cyber Essentials Certification

Accolade from the BSI recognises our IT cyber security controls follow recommendations of UK government.

Underpinning under foot at Luton Airport

Complex support of an existing footbridge on Luton DART revealed

Hewson named NCE100 2019 Trending20 Champion

Accolades flow as we are also Highly Commended in the Impact in Transport category

Jakarta MRT Phase 1 open

Indonesia's first MRT up and running

Congratulations Vivi!

Congratulations Vivi on the Institution of Structural Engineers' Young Structural Engineering Award!

Jeremy Barnes and John Gill on the design and construction of Pont Briwet

Come and have a read on how Pont Briwet was built on the scenic Snowdonia National Park and the challenges that came with it. 

Book review by Paul Perry

Looking for a weekend read? Paul Perry, one of our associate director has written a book review on Han Admiraal and Anotnia Cornaro’s “Underground Spaces Unveiled”.

Click here to have read the review.

Paul Perry's book review on 'Built' by Roma Agrawal

Grab a drink and have a little read. 

Innovative engineering solution for propping systems

Hewson Consulting Engineers have recently completed two projects with Conquip Engineering Group on a new hybrid excavation propping system.

Hewson providing structural services at Holborn, London

We're assessing a one-hundred year old building with 'Regent Street Disease'.

Congratulations Chengrui!

Chengrui Hu has been elected Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers (FICE)! 

Piling in progress on DASH expressway, Malaysia

Hewson appointed for detailed design and value-engineering of numerous bridges along the scheme.

Hewson joins British Geotechnical Association's Executive Committee

Strengthened links with BGA recognise our geotechnical  expertise and project portfolio.

Piling platform on site and in action in Devon, UK

Temporary works provide rig access whilst protecting existing quay wall

Edinburgh Gateway wins Saltire Building Award

Judges note technical expertise and initiative used 'to produce a first class product'

Five years for Hewson's Hong Kong office!

10 October 2017 marks half a decade of our Hong Kong office

Final commissioning completed at Ordsall Chord

Key Manchester rail link nearing completion

Major milestones passed at Waterloo

Opening of platforms in the former International Terminal allows major works to progress

Final deck span erected on Jakarta MRT CP103

144th span completes 4.5kM of viaduct deck

Hewson breaks into the NCE100 top 20!

We're ranked #19 of UK civil engineering practices, by New Civil Engineer magazine.

Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway 79% complete

Kuwaiti bridge will be fourth longest in the world, opening in 2018.

Bryn Cowlyd WTW shortlisted for the 2017 British Construction Industry Awards

Bryn Cowlyd water treatment works in North Wales has been shortlisted in the temporary works category of the 2017 British Construction Industry Awards.

Malaysia-Singapore HSR design begins

The Malaysia-Singapore HSR will connect 6 cities, following a 335km coastal route with trains travelling at a design speed of 300kph that will cut travel time between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore to 90 minutes. 

Station structures under construction on Jakarta MRT

All four stations on package CP103 in progress.

Edinburgh Gateway shortlisted for Innovation Award

New multi-modal station makes the final nine at the Scottish Transport Awards 2017

Hewson supporting RedR Earthquake Engineering Event

Free event to be held at ICE London on 28 June 2017

Hewson shortlisted for Ground Engineering Awards 2017

Our retaining wall design at Edinburgh Gateway Station results in Sustainability Award shortlist

Congratulations Bridget!

Bridget Mullane awarded Cork Institute of Technology Award

First bridge decks lifted on Temburong Bridge CC2, Brunei.

Pairs of 870t bridge decks lifted simultaneously by innovative gantry.

Edinburgh Gateway station open

First trams run on Sunday 11 December after official opening.

We're moving!!

From 02 December our UK office address will be 84 North Street, Guildford, GU1 4AU, UK

Deck erection underway on Jakarta Metro

Two launching gantries lifting precast segmental spans

Pont Briwet viaduct Highly Commended at Concrete Society Awards

Judges note 'its simple, elegant lines and minimal depth compliment the natural surrounding' in this area of outstanding natural beauty.

Full steam ahead at Waterloo station

Skanska making good progress using our temporary works designs

Prince’s Bridge demolition progressing on Ordsall Chord

Demolition involving complex construction engineering around this historic structure.

Pont Briwet wins the ICE Wales Innovation Award 2016

Judging panel recognises significant design & construction innovations implemented in the scheme.

500th Segment successfully installed on Liantang Contract 3

Construction progressing well with five hundred of the 1322 precast segments now in place.

The NCE100 results are out!!

We're ranked 2nd in the World View category and 24th overall by NCE

UK Tekla Awards 2016 features A49 Link Road

Voting now open for our scheme using federated models including everything from topography and waterways, to 3d reinforcement.

Early achievers

Hewson are one of the first companies to successfully transition to the 2015 version of the ISO9001 quality standard.  "It perfectly aligns with the way we do business already" commented Quality Director, Andrew Hodgkinson.

Pont Briwet awarded ‘Very Good’ CEEQUAL score

CEEQUAL award is in recognition of the sustainable approach to construction, and design features minimising the environmental impact of the project.

Pont Briwet shortlisted for two prestigious awards

Pont Briwet Transporatation improvement scheme was opened in July 2015 and has now been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards.

Chung Hwa footbridge proving popular in Brunei

A Hewson designed footbridge in central Brunei is a beautiful and practical means of improving road safety across a busy road for pupils at the Chung Hwa school.

We're celebrating 10 years!

We're celebrating our first 10 years in business. 


First train crosses the new Pont Briwet viaduct in N. Wales

Hewson designed Pont Briwet viaduct opens to rail traffic

Jakarta MRT, Package CP103, Indonesia

Hewson prepare detailed designs for Jakarta Mass Rapid Transit System

3rd Bosporus Bridge, Istanbul,

Hewson advise on massive hybrid cable stay / suspension bridge in Turkey