As a global engineering design consultancy, we deliver innovative and professional temporary works design services and comprehensive engineering and construction industry training services.
With offices in the UK, Ireland and Poland, our fully qualified, civil and structural engineers work to deliver projects efficiently, safely and on budget. We assess, define, analyse and design the most complex and demanding temporary and permanent structures, drawing on our experience in structural engineering and temporary works.
We work closely with sub-contractors, main contractors, developers and home owners to provide solutions across a full scope of construction projects. We offer design, design checking and independent advice for all your temporary works requirements and have gained industry confidence by providing economical, safe and practical designs.
Nowastacja project, Sweden
Experienced & specialists
Through our extensive experience, we understand the importance of providing engineered solutions that do not compromise the integrity of the permanent works. Our designs focus on integrating with the planned phasing and optimising H&S, labour, plant and material efficiency.
Having worked on some of the largest and most complex structures in the UK and globally, we are experienced in working collaboratively with clients on projects of all scales.
CEO and founder Tim started the business with Wojciech and has been at the centre of IDH’s growth and development since day one. An expert in Scaffold Design, Formwork Design, Temporary Works Design and Structural Engineering, Tim also manages an expanding property development arm.
Having met while working in the construction industry, Wojciech joined forces with Tim to incorporate IDH. He subsequently set up our office in Ireland and his native Poland. Wojciech is one of the prominent Formwork experts globally.
Ian joined us as managing director in 2020, and set up the Bristol office to service clients in the South West and South Wales, as well as overseeing expansion outside of Europe. Having worked in the construction and engineering sector since 1991, Ian is vastly experienced in steelwork, bridges and all temporary works.
With some of the top formwork design specialists globally within the IDH team, we provide efficient and clear formwork designs using GASS, Titan, Logik, Doka, Topec, Cuplock, MKII, RMD systems, as well as in traditional timber.
IDH offers a comprehensive, global scaffold design service, always ensuring access requirements are well planned, safe and fit for purpose. Our fully compliant scaffold designs use Tube and Fitting or any System types. IDH offers scaffold support and design expertise right from conception through to installation, and on to scaffold removal.
From largescale civil engineering and commercial schemes to domestic properties, IDH was first formed to provide solutions across an extensive range of temporary works. We are highly experienced, have been providing temporary works designs for more than a decade, and have over 40 dedicated, expert engineers.
We offer design checking and independent advice for all your temporary works requirements and have gained industry confidence by providing economical, safe and practical designs. Through our experience we understand the importance of providing engineered solutions that do not compromise the integrity of the permanent works.
We are often asked to design geotechnical solutions for various ground conditions to suit the user’s temporary and final requirements. If we are faced with difficulties along the way – such as problematic ground conditions, sensitive environments or ambitious projects – we provide a durable, economic and fully engineered solution.
Independent Design House is built on expertise: we know how to deliver construction and engineering projects safely, efficiently and on budget. If you choose our Design Optimisation Checking Service, we will analyse, assess and enhance project planning on your behalf.