Commercial Structural Engineer

James Bodicoat leaves WSP to take up role as Structural Engineering Director at Allcott Commercial

Previously Associate Director at one of the UK’s biggest engineering consultancies, James will take a up a leadership position at Allcott’s. He will use his expertise to broaden their structural engineering offering across the country.

Allcott Commercial is pleased to announce the appointment of James Bodicoat MEng, CEng, MICE, MIStructE as Associate Partner at the firm. James is an award-winning engineer with over 20 years of experience working with major international engineering consultants. He has led a variety of projects from inception to completion across a range of sectors, with an emphasis on higher education, commercial, retail and leisure.

James, who is based in Warwick, will split his time between Allcott’s Birmingham and Coventry offices. He was drawn to Allcott Commercial because of their reputation as an ambitious company dedicated to maintaining excellent standards of client service.

I’m really excited to be joining Allcott, who are so forward-looking and put such an emphasis on client satisfaction. I’m looking forward to working with a team of highly experienced Building Surveyors and applying my structural knowledge to a wide variety of projects for Allcott’s existing and new clients alike.”

Equally adept at small independent projects and large-scale multi-million pound undertakings, James will bring excellent insight and expertise to their structural work.

As Matthew Baker, Commercial Partner explained “James will be an excellent addition to the leadership team here at Allcott’s. His IStructE and RIBA awards are testament to the excellent standards of his work. It’s clear that he is dedicated to going above and beyond for his clients.”

“As an independent company, we pride ourselves on being able to give our clients a personal service; no project – however large or small –  is just a number in a system. James’ dedication to client service shines through in all our discussions about past and future projects, and his commitment to providing expert consultancy and excellent value is clear.”

Timothy Allcott, Residential Partner, is looking forward to welcoming James. “The growth of our structural engineering team is not only an exciting development for the company – we also expect it to bring new expertise, growth and job opportunities to the Midlands region.” Tim added “James is our fifth hire since March 2020 – it’s great to see that despite COVID-19 and the lockdown, the team at Allcotts has been able to pull together and keep progressing throughout these tricky times”.

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