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About Us

About Hall Davis

We provide a range of engineering services and specialise in building structures.

Hall Davis was established in 2007. Our ethos has always been to understand our clients’ needs and interpret these into a clear design brief that is agreed before commencing any design or advisory services. This approach has resulted in many successful projects and satisfied clients, leading to the continued growth of the company.


Our staff are our most important asset and we invest in their training to ensure they are the best they can be. We provide a friendly, flexible workplace to provide them with the best conditions so that they can tackle any project challenge.

Our work is predominantly in London and the South East although we often work on projects elsewhere in the UK. Projects typically range from £50k to £10m. Our approach means that whatever the size of project, each one is treated with the same level of importance and given the same attention to detail.

Our Location

The ‘Old Bank House’ is a former Natwest Banksituated on the square in Hinchley Wood, Surrey, alongside a number of local businesses and coffee shops.


Hinchley Wood is situated close to Kingston upon Thames,South West London, with easy connections to the A3, M3 and M25.


Hinchley Wood Station is 1 minute from the office with train journey times under 30 minutes to and from Waterloo.

The Team

Our people work closely together to ensure projects are well engineered and delivered ontime. Find out a bit more about them below.


Adrian has over 20 years’ experience in civil & structural engineering qualifying as a Chartered Engineer in 2005. Adrian began specialising in building structures early on in his career and has dealt with a broad range of projects including domestic extensions, high end refurbishments and new build properties for private clients to multi storey concrete frame structures. In his spare time, Adrian enjoys playing golf and spending time with his family.

Adrian Hall

Managing Director

Chris is our Technical Director at Hall Davis and has over 35 years of experience in the construction industry. Chris is responsible for the technical and operations aspects of the business and enjoys what he does - solving structural and civil engineering problems. He has worked on numerous technically demanding projects in all sectors and offers a wealth of experience. In his spare time, Chris can be found up a ladder renovating the family home and spending time with his family.

Chris Smaller

Technical Director

Nick is a senior structural engineer with 10 years design experience in projects ranging from complex refurbishments to larger new builds.

He has particular passion for structural reinforced concrete and he is heavily involved in projects from conception to completion.

He is currently working towards chartered status with the IstructE.

During his free time Nick enjoys outings with his family.

Nick Morello

Senior Structural Engineer

James is a Senior Structural Engineer and has over 10 years design consultancy experience. He particularly enjoys the challenge of technically complex projects and has been involved a number of challenging projects since joining Hall Davis. This includes Beechwood Mews and a very complex development involving building over an underground station. Away from work he is a keen motorcyclist and loves to spend time working on his bike.

James Hardie

Senior Structural Engineer

Hikmat joined the company in 2018 and is a structural engineer. He started his career in academia and has a PhD in Carbon Fibre Reinforcement of Concrete. Hikmat has brought capabilities to the company in terms of the using fibre reinforcement technology to strengthen buildings and extend their life. Outside of the workplace he is a keen sportsman and a particularly good cricketer.

Hikmat Akhundzada

Structural Engineer
Stefan Knaap

Stefan is a Senior Structural Technician and oversees the companies BIM implementation. He has over 10 years consultancy experiences and has worked previously for a large structural and civil engineering consultant. He is passionate about digital construction and improving the way the company uses this technology to improve the way we deliver projects. Outside of work he likes to keep fit and spend time with his family.

Stefan Knaap

BIM Manager / Senior Structural Technician

John is a Senior Structural Technician whose experience with CAD and Revit runs over the last 11 years. Prior to joining our team, he spent the last 4 years setting up a Revit department and achieving BIM Level 2 Certification.

John has worked on projects ranging from small structural works to multi-storey concrete frames.

In his spare time John plays golf, works on cars and enjoys time with his family and friends.

John Clements

Senior Revit Technician

Camilla has been with Hall Davis since 2011 keeping the office in order and supporting the Director, Adrian Hall.

During her 20 year career Camilla spent the majority of her time working in the city before getting into property.

For the last 7 years Camilla has enjoyed seeing the internal side of the construction element of building and enjoys working for such a dynamic and interesting firm. When not working, Camilla spends her time walking her very energetic dog and running.

Camilla Robinson

PA to Adrian Hall/Office Manager

Current Roles

Senior Structural Engineer


We are currently looking for a Senior Structural Engineer, chartered or near chartered, looking for the next challenge. The successful candidate will have experience with both new build and refurbishment of major structural residential and retail project.

Key responsibilities include: carrying out conceptual and detailed design, working closely with architects and other members of the design team, supervising the project CAD draughtsperson and dealing with the contractor and their technical queries during the construction works. Contact us for an informal chat to find out more.


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