“"I am fortunate to work every day on Britain’s listed buildings and scheduled monuments, with some of the most informed clients. To learn something new with every project, I can’t imagine a better job"”
Fay Newham is a Project Associate, she joined consulting engineers Gifford (now Ramboll) in 1985 as a graduate engineer, became a Project Manager in 1994 and a Principal Engineer in 2000. In 2008 she became an Associate.
Fay has over 30 years of experience in civil and structural engineering since graduating from Bristol University in 1985. Since 2000 she has chosen to specialise in projects in the historic environment and now leads a team of engineers working on a wide range of survey, conservation and refurbishment projects across the North West of England and North Wales. She promotes a conservation-based approach to all the projects. Her role varies from providing advice, to project management and contract administration.
Fay has extensive experience of complex heritage projects including the coordination of multi-disciplinary projects. She frequently negotiates consents with Historic England, Cadw (the historic environment service for the Welsh Government) and local authorities for repairs and interventions to Scheduled Monuments and Listed Buildings. Projects range from standing ruins to industrial archaeology, barns to castles, bridges to cathedrals.
Containing 3,800 cubic metres of timber, the William Perkin High School is the largest cross laminated timber building in the UK.
At more than three times the size of its nearest rival, also engineered by Ramboll, the new-build Open Academy in Norwich was the largest cross-laminated timber panel structure in the country on completion. It uses more than 3,600 cu m of timber, is three storeys high...