Engineering Design Consultants
Jan112018
Here at Eadon we regularly design and substantiate specialist mechanical lifting equipment, including high-integrity cranes for the nuclear sector. A recent nuclear lifting project provided just the sort of challenge we enjoy, designing a high-integrity seismically rated hoist, supported from existing pre-cast anchor bolts weaker than the load they were required to carry!    The breakthrough came… Read More...
Jan 52018
Now that everyone is getting back into the swing of work for 2018, we'll be returning to our serices taking a look at the extra knowledge our Engineers have gained through working on some of our high profile projects. This month Ian Hylands talks about vortex shedding. “Over the last few weeks we have been carrying out some analysis work on a chimney.  It is supported from a braced steel tower, but… Read More...
Oct172017
As part of our on going series looking at what the Eadon team do out of hours, Mat talks through a recent excursion in his trusty Land Rover. From the age of 12 armed with my trusty steed (a rather tired but much loved Raleigh Activator) I would drag myself out of bed at 5:30am, ride the 7 miles to the nearest newsagent and then begin my rather hilly paper round before getting into school for a much… Read More...
Oct162017
We are pleased to announce that at the Institute of Structural Engineers' (IStructE) Yorkshire Awards 2017 we were awarded the Best Medium Structures by a Small Company award for the Sandsend Mule project.   The project involved the detailed design and CE marking of a bespoke machine used by Balfour Beatty to install costal defence revetments as part of the Sandsend costal defence project. The machine… Read More...
Oct 22017
As part of our ongoing series on what the Eadon team get up to out of hours David Price talks about his recent trip to the San Marino round of the MotoGP Championship: Being a keen motorcyclist and a big fan of motor sport, every year I take a motorcycling road trip with my brother and friends to the continent to catch a round of the premier motorcycling event, the MotoGP. This year we decided to… Read More...

Posted in: Out of hours, MotoGP, Dave Price

Oct 22017
We are pleased to announce that the Sandsend MULE project has been shortlisted for the ISturctE Yorkshire Awards. The IStructE Yorkshire Awards recognise projects that have been design, constructed or built in the Yorkshire region. In the case of the MULE project all three of those options have been met. The project involved the design of a piece of bespoke mechanical equipment which was designed… Read More...

Posted in: award, Sandsend, IStructE

Sep112017
Last week Eadon Consulting’s Michael Thorogood attended the Footbridge 2017 conference in Berlin. The conference is held every 3 years with a new location for each event. It attracts engineers, architects and academics from all over the world to hear from leaders in the field and to discuss and debate advances in technology and recent footbridge projects. Below are some of Michael’s highlights from… Read More...

Posted in: Footbridges, Footbridge2017, Conference

Sep112017
We are pleased to announce that the Merchant Square bridge in Paddington, London has added to the list of awards it has won. The project has won the Short span (less than 30m span) award at the Footbridge 2017 awards. The award was presented to Martin Knight of Knight Architects at the recent Footbridge conference in Berlin.   The award adds to the list of accolades at this project has gained and… Read More...

Posted in: Footbridges, award

Aug302017
This week sees the eagerly awaited opening of the Queensferry Crossing bridge, the new link across the Firth of Forth. At a cost of £1.35 billion it is the largest infrastructure project to take place in Scotland for a generation. Eadon Consulting are proud to have played a small but significant part in the construction of the bridge by way of providing design, checking and inspection services for… Read More...

Posted in: Queensferry, Gantry, Design, Access & Lifting Equipment

Aug102017
Over the next few months we'll be taking a look at the extra knowledge our Engineers have gained through working on some of our high profile projects. This month Ian Hylands talks about impact analysis. “Recently Eadon were asked to provide substantiation for a floor structure in a nuclear facility.  The floor was mechanised to allow it to retract, facilitating access to a maintenance pit below. … Read More...
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