Our Services

As a global engineering design consultancy, we deliver innovative and professional temporary works design services and comprehensive engineering and construction industry training services.

Services At a glance

Temporary Works Design

From largescale civil engineering and commercial schemes to domestic properties, we provide solutions for all temporary works requirements.

Formwork Design

With formwork design specialists in-house, we deliver efficient, clear formwork designs for leading industry proprietary systems on time and in budget.

Scaffold Design

IDH offers a comprehensive, global scaffold design service, always ensuring access requirements are well planned, safe and fit for purpose.

Civil and Structural Engineering Design

We can provide safe and economical designs in steel, concrete frames, traditional masonry or timber. All of our designs are undertaken in accordance with Eurocodes and current best practice.


With frequent updates to industry rules and regulations, independent checking is increasingly important. IDH can provide all checking requirements as well as being highly experienced in reviewing and preparing relevant paperwork such as Approval In Principle (AIP) documents.

Training Courses - construction and engineering

IDH offers a comprehensive, global scaffold design service, always ensuring access requirements are well planned, safe and fit for purpose.

3D Modelling & BIM

We use the latest 3D and Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology to produce cutting-edge, advanced construction models.

Structural Steel Design and Detailing

We understand the importance of precision-engineered structural steel solutions through our vast experience in permanent works design, and can undertake all structural steel design requirements, from scheme concept all the way through to fabrication drawings and site support.

Connection Design

The IDH engineering team can carefully analyse and design both standard and non-standard connections for a range of materials (including steel and timber).

Reinforcement Detailing

Our engineers produce efficient rebar designs and schedules for any size project ready for fabrication.

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comprehensive scaffold Design service

Our service is designed to address the conflict of interest presented by a company erecting a structure and carrying out its own scaffold inspections.

design optimisation checking service

If you choose our Design Optimisation Checking Service, we will analyse, assess and enhance project planning on your behalf.

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geotechnical Design service

Our geotechnical expertise underpins work on projects from building design to infrastructure for energy, water, mining, rail or highways.

3d draughting services

We offer a wide range of drafting services, producing general arrangement drawings for project teams and fabrication drawings for manufacture.

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Contact Us


    Independent Design House Head Offices
    Studio 2, Westree House, 2 Westree Road
    Kent, ME16 8HB


    General Enquiries: info@idh-design.co.uk
    Job Vacancy Enquiries: vacancies@idh-design.co.uk


    Locations of all IDH offices globally