Lancashire and Cheshire

Welcome to the Lancashire and Cheshire Regional Group

Welcome to the Lancashire and Cheshire Regional Group page. This Group represents members of The Institution of Structural Engineers in the area, and should be contacted if you have any queries relating to the Institution or to structural engineering in general.

The Lancashire and Cheshire Regional Group was first established on the 14 December 1922, becoming the first Regional Group to be formed under the changes to the Institution's Bye-Laws. Membership of the Group has continued to grow, from an initial membership of sixteen engineers in 1922, to its current level of over 2000, making it one of the largest Regional Groups.

As well as providing Group information and contact details for representatives in this area, these pages also feature relevant news and events. These events and news articles will be updated in due course so please return to this page regularly to ensure you stay abreast with up-to-date information.

Young Members Panel Lancashire and Cheshire:
 

      


News

North West Structural Awards 2017: Winners announced
Published: 09/10/2017

The winners of the North West Structural Awards 2017 were announced at the Lancashire and Cheshire Regional Group’s annual dinner on 6 October.

Obituary: Eric Carl Ozelton CEng FIStructE AIWSc
Published: 07/03/2017

Sadly Carl passed away on 3 September 2016. David Davies gives the following tribute.

Events

Joint with the Newcomen Society: Who Designed the Clifton Suspension Bridge?

The Clifton Suspension Bridge is the visible symbol of Bristol. Yet Brunel died before the bridge was completed and it was completed to a different..

Date: 27/02/2018

Location:The Museum of Science & Industry, Liverpool Rd, Manchester M3 4FP


Joint with ICE Lancashire: Installation of ISI Facility Platforms - Hartlepool and Heysham 1 Power Stations

A joint meeting with ICE Lancashire on Seismic Analysis, Design and Detailing of Steelwork Platforms above Reactor Pressure Vessels.

Date: 07/03/2018

Location:University of Central Lancashire, Foster Building, Preston Campus, Preston, PR1 2HE


CPD: The Black Art of Geotechnics - Demystifying Geotechnical Design

Concentrating on the geotechnical design of piles, retaining walls and slopes and explaining how design is carried out to Eurocode 7.

Date: 15/03/2018

Location:University of Salford, Whitworth Suite, Salford M5 4WT


Joint with ICE Cheshire: Experiences of being an Expert Witness

What makes a professional engineer into an Expert Witness competent to appear in Court? Hear from someone with the scars.

Date: 22/03/2018

Location:Birchwood Park, The Centre Chadwick Place, Risley, Warrington WA3 6YN


The Brian Bogle Memorial Lecture - Boxpark, Croydon

The Brian Bogle Memorial Lecture on Boxpark, Croydon.  An innovative design which includes the use of shipping contains as its core structures.

Date: 17/04/2018

Location:University of Bolton, Deane Lecture Theatre, Deane Campus, Bolton BL3 5AB


CPD: Professional Indemnity and Risk Management

An overview of Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Date: 26/04/2018

Location:University of Salford, Clifford Whitworth Suite, Salford, M5 4WT


BS 5975 Code of Practice for Temporary Works

This technical meeting looks briefly at temporary works, some significant collapses and the timeline that led to BS 5975.

Date: 15/05/2018

Location:University of Manchester, Renold Building, PO BOX 85, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB


CPD: Timber Design to Eurocode 5

An brief introduction to Eurocode 5, with a firm emphasis on the fundamentals of design of timber.

Date: 24/05/2018

Location:University of Salford, Clifford Whitworth Suite, Salford, M5 4WT


CPD: Routes to Membership

Everything you need to know about membership, including academic qualifications, the Interview and Exam.

Date: 07/06/2018

Location:University of Salford, Clifford Whitworth Suite, Salford, M5 4WT


Joint with ICE Manchester and The Newcomen Society - Liverpool Road Station, Manchester

A joint meeting with ICE Manchester and The Newcomen Society on Liverpool Road Station, Manchester.      

Date: 19/06/2018

Location:University of Manchester, Renold Building, PO Box 85, Sackville Street, Manchester, M1 3BB


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Member summary

There are  2055 members in this region, broken down as follows:
GradeCount
Fellow106
Member711
Associate-Member129
Graduate363
Student714
Technician Member25
Affiliate7



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