Civil Engineering



Building 39 l2 building


tamping bed


Members of Staff

Michael Langford - Senior Technical Manager 

Luke Bedford

Gary Davies

Mark Dale

Andrew Maddison

Jim Meakin

Dr Mir Amid Hashemi Afrapo

Nigel Rook

Steve Gange

Steven Lawton

Ali Palmer

Balbir Loyla

Harry Hardy

Lee Hickling

Sam Cook 

Group Skills

Creating form work and steel-work ● Varied tests relating to aggregates, cement, concrete and structures ● Forklift and crane work ● Instrumentation fabrication ● Instrumental amplifier/excitation junction box design and fabrication ● CAD ● LabVIEW ● Python/Arduino programming ● Centrifuge maintenance and package preparation ● Rock Mechanic workshops and Laboratories ● Preparation and testing of samples from a wide range of different materials using specialist diamond coring and cutting equipment to ISRM (International Standard of Rock Mechanics) specification ● Fitting ● Fabrication Engineering ● Concrete Testing  ● Cryogenics handling ●  Structures sample preparation ● Strain gauging ● Brick laying ● Soil samples preparation and testing to BS-EN-17892 ● Railway ballast testing.