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Welcome to Shear Ltd

We are a small flexible Structural Engineering Company based in Rossendale with over 20 years experience designing a wide spectrum of building structures predominantly in the North West.

Whether it's a new steel beam to a kitchen extension or a new power plant, we are able to provide a professional, efficient and competitive service to a variety of clients such as home owners, builders, developers, architects and surveyors.

We produce structural calculations and supporting drawings, professionally prepared by qualified experienced Engineers and Draughtsman for submission to the local authority for Building Regulation Approval.



Substructure/ Foundation Design

Superstructure Design

Steelwork Element Design

Reinforced Concrete Element Design

Timber Element Design

Masonry Element Design

Computer Aided Design & Draughting

Residential Planning Application & Drawings

Reinforcement Bar Scheduling

Structural Investigations/ Reporting

Site Investigations

Structural Calculation Appraisal


Institute of Structual Engineers

Timber Element Design

There are numerous timber elements across various sectors that we have

design experience of. The following list is a selection of the more common

concrete elements / structures that we are familiar with. This is whether

they are designed as part of a new superstructure or as an individual

entity within an existing building:


  • Floor joists.

  • Glulam beams.

  • Flitch beams.

  • Bespoke roof trusses.

  • Rafter, purlins and hip members.


Structural Engineering throws up all kinds of problems each day, which

require a solution. If you have a unique structure or element that doesn't

appear on our website, than we are confident we can apply our

knowledge and skills to provide a solution.