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Our History

Marshall Structures is a well-established and growing bespoke Structural Engineering business. The practice was established by Paul Marshall who has over 30 years’ experience and is a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and The Institution of Structural Engineers.

When Paul set up the business, he brought with him the ethos of working closely with clients and communicating effectively, together with providing a friendly and tailored service. This ethos has helped Marshall Structures become the trusted and respected business it is today.

We offer a personal, professional service tailor-made to suit the needs of your specific project. All of our Civil and Structural Engineering work is carried out under the supervision of a Chartered Engineer. Operating within the building industry we are able to provide a multi-disciplinary service over the specialities of Structural Engineering, Party Wall Surveyors & Clerks of Works. We pride ourselves on offering large company “know-how” with small company client care. No job too large or too small.

We offer a personal, professional service tailor-made to suit the needs of your specific project. All of our Civil and Structural Engineering work is carried out under the supervision of a Chartered Engineer. Operating within the building industry we are able to provide a multi-disciplinary service over the specialities of Structural Engineering, Party Wall Surveyors & Clerks of Works. We pride ourselves on offering large company “know-how” with small company client care. No job too large or too small.

Meet The Team

Paul Marshall – Director

BEng CEng MICE MIStuctE MICWCI MFPWS

Qualifications:

Paul has been a structural engineer for many years now much longer than he cares to remember, mainly because it makes him feel old!

He graduated with BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering from UMIST in 1990 and has been working in the industry ever since.  Paul has been a Chartered Engineer since 1999 and is a member of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers.

Having worked for both large and small practices Paul has gained experience of structural design in most materials.  He spent a number of years working for a specialist consultancy dealing with Timber and lightweight steel frame.

In 2011 Paul set up his own practice wishing to bring his personal values to the professional sphere.  As well as being a Civil and Structural Engineer Paul works as a Party wall surveyor and Clerk of Works.  He is currently on the management board of Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate (ICWCI).

Hobbies & Interests:

Paul has more hobbies than he really has time for.  He has recently returned to Church Bell ringing after a gap of around 10 years.  He is a school governor for a local school. He is a steam train nut both model and full sized.  Is fond of a great variety of music and watching Cricket and Rugby.

 

Dan – Graduate Engineer

MEng(Hons)

Qualifications:

Dan has had a close connection with Marshall Structures having completed regular Summer work experience with the company since 2013. After graduating from Cardiff University with a Master’s in Civil Engineering in 2018, Dan joined the Marshall Structures team full time as a Graduate Engineer.

Hobbies & Interests:

Never misses a Formula 1 race and can often be found in the snooker club.

 

 

Ahmed Al-Oballi – Graduate Engineer

BSc (Hons) and MBA

 

Qualifications:

Ahmed joined Marshall Structures in 2019 after completing his BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering and MBA at Anglia Ruskin University.

Ahmed brings both technical and practical experience to our firm having worked on-site and in architecture.  He has worked on a variety of projects including residential extensions and commercial properties.

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Ahmed is a keen swimmer and enjoys going to the Gym.  To relax he enjoys playing on Xbox.

 

 

Gillian Hancock – Office Manager

 

Qualifications:

Gillian Hancock has worked for Marshall Structures for just over 5 years now.  She took on the role of Administrative Assistant when Paul Marshall was just a one-man band.  She has enjoyed watching the business grow year on year and now sports the title of Office Manager.  Gillian did a Btec National in Business and Finance and then went on to have careers within local Government working for Trading Standards as an Enforcement Officer and then with the Probation Service supervising Prolific offenders.   Gillian also did volunteer work as a Special Constable.

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Gillian’s hobbies include singing in local choirs and performing in Amateur dramatic productions.  She is currently enjoying being in a local Netball league.  She also loves long walks with her dog Sam (see office dog).

 

 

Sally Hartles – Office Adminstrator

 

Qualifications:

Sally Hartles has recently joined the growing team at Marshall Structures taking on the role of Administrative Assistant to assist Gillian Hancock within the office environment.  Sally has a wealth of experience in office procedures and customer Services.  She has strong values for small and medium sized businesses and hopes to gain more experience within Marshall Structures and the world of structural engineering.

Sally has previously worked within the NHS as a senior Medical Secretary and also Halfords head office as PA to IT director.

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Sally enjoys spending time with her family, and watching motor sport.

 

 

Nicky – Business Development Manager

 

Qualifications:

I have a broad-based business background, and work with Marshall Structures on a consultancy basis.  It is great fun working with the team, and I work with them on all aspects of the business, such as business growth, marketing, IT, recruitment and productivity.  I have even learnt how to produce the odd calculation which is always rigorously checked!

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Alongside working for Paul, I work with my husband in our farming and leisure business and I teach on a part-time basis. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, walking my 3 dogs and going on holiday!

 

 

Sam

Sam is the main meeter and greeter for the office.  He loves walks, playing with his ball, having his tummy rubbed and most of all sleeping!

 

 

Paul Marshall – Director

BEng CEng MICE MIStuctE MICWCI MFPWS

 

Qualifications:

Paul has been a structural engineer for many years now much longer than he cares to remember, mainly because it makes him feel old!

He graduated with BEng in Civil and Structural Engineering from UMIST in 1990 and has been working in the industry ever since.  Paul has been a Chartered Engineer since 1999 and is a member of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers.

Having worked for both large and small practices Paul has gained experience of structural design in most materials.  He spent a number of years working for a specialist consultancy dealing with Timber and lightweight steel frame.

In 2011 Paul set up his own practice wishing to bring his personal values to the professional sphere.  As well as being a Civil and Structural Engineer Paul works as a Party wall surveyor and Clerk of Works.  He is currently on the management board of Institute of Clerks of Works and Construction Inspectorate (ICWCI).

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Paul has more hobbies than he really has time for.  He has recently returned to Church Bell ringing after a gap of around 10 years.  He is a school governor for a local school. He is a steam train nut both model and full sized.  Is fond of a great variety of music and watching Cricket and Rugby.

 

 

Dan – Graduate Engineer

MEng(Hons)

 

Qualifications:

Dan has had a close connection with Marshall Structures having completed regular Summer work experience with the company since 2013. After graduating from Cardiff University with a Master’s in Civil Engineering in 2018, Dan joined the Marshall Structures team full time as a Graduate Engineer.

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Never misses a Formula 1 race and can often be found in the snooker club.

 

 

Ahmed Al-Oballi – Graduate Engineer

BSc (Hons) and MBA

 

Qualifications:

Ahmed joined Marshall Structures in 2019 after completing his BSc (Hons) in Civil Engineering and MBA at Anglia Ruskin University.

Ahmed brings both technical and practical experience to our firm having worked on-site and in architecture.  He has worked on a variety of projects including residential extensions and commercial properties.

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Ahmed is a keen swimmer and enjoys going to the Gym.  To relax he enjoys playing on Xbox.

 

 

Gillian Hancock – Office Manager

 

Qualifications:

Gillian Hancock has worked for Marshall Structures for just over 5 years now.  She took on the role of Administrative Assistant when Paul Marshall was just a one-man band.  She has enjoyed watching the business grow year on year and now sports the title of Office Manager.  Gillian did a Btec National in Business and Finance and then went on to have careers within local Government working for Trading Standards as an Enforcement Officer and then with the Probation Service supervising Prolific offenders.   Gillian also did volunteer work as a Special Constable.

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Gillian’s hobbies include singing in local choirs and performing in Amateur dramatic productions.  She is currently enjoying being in a local Netball league.  She also loves long walks with her dog Sam (see office dog).

 

 

Sally Hartles – Office Adminstrator

 

Qualifications:

Sally Hartles has recently joined the growing team at Marshall Structures taking on the role of Administrative Assistant to assist Gillian Hancock within the office environment.  Sally has a wealth of experience in office procedures and customer Services.  She has strong values for small and medium sized businesses and hopes to gain more experience within Marshall Structures and the world of structural engineering.

Sally has previously worked within the NHS as a senior Medical Secretary and also Halfords head office as PA to IT director.

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Sally enjoys spending time with her family, and watching motor sport.

 

 

Nicky – Business Development Manager

 

Qualifications:

I have a broad-based business background, and work with Marshall Structures on a consultancy basis.  It is great fun working with the team, and I work with them on all aspects of the business, such as business growth, marketing, IT, recruitment and productivity.  I have even learnt how to produce the odd calculation which is always rigorously checked!

 

Hobbies & Interests:

Alongside working for Paul, I work with my husband in our farming and leisure business and I teach on a part-time basis. Outside of work, I enjoy spending time with my family, walking my 3 dogs and going on holiday!

 

 

Sam

Sam is the main meeter and greeter for the office.  He loves walks, playing with his ball, having his tummy rubbed and most of all sleeping!

 

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