Our Story

We are a team of civil, mechanical and computer engineers working together to provide load testing and safety critical structural monitoring.

In Load Testing & Monitoring
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We have come some way from our humble beginnings. Out team has grown from just two engineers 30 years ago to today’s vibrant mix of technical skills and expertise as we continue to expand year-on-year. The projects back then were smaller and simpler but the lessons learned and the values built into the business still govern how we work today.

Our services have been used by Arup, Atkins, Balfour Beatty, BAM, Barratt Homes, Berkeley Homes, GSK, Harrods, Heathrow Airport, Home Office, Kier, Mott Macdonald, Morgan Sindall, Natural England, NHS trusts, QPR, Sabic, Skanska, Stihl, Tesco, The Old Vic, Tottenham Hotspur, Volker Fitzpatrick, Wembley, WSP …to name but a few.

And yet, we’re never complacent. We are continually working to improve how we operate. UKAS ISO 9001 & ISO 45001 certified, you can be assured that we are able to consistently provide you with the best quality service that meets your individual requirements, whilst working on continuous improvements. Furthermore, we carry out our own research and development work, sharing relevant findings with the aim of delivering improvements in expertise and safety across the industry.

Our values



Open and honest, striving to achieve bestpractical solutions, in monitoring and measurement technologies.



Individually and as a team, as national leaders, continuously developing our skills and experience.



Flexible and dynamic, responsive to the uniqueness of every task for safety, sustainability, quality and efficiency.


Sharing and caring, within our team, with clients, suppliers and the wider community.


Accurate and dependable quality, throughout our advice and results.

What makes us different?

We have staff who really care about, and are proud of, the work we do. We treat our staff like family, actively encouraging learning, team working and sharing of responsibility.  

We have long standing relationships with suppliers who go out of their way to help us find the best tools for the job and meet tight deadlines. We treat our suppliers with care and respect.

And, we extend this care and respect to our clients. Our experience tells us that our services can be needed at very short notice, so we have set up our business in a way that allows us to mobilise and get to site fast. We plan and undertake work as efficiently as possible to minimise disruption on site without compromising on quality.

We know that you rely on the data we provide you with being accurate and complete. So, we only ever report back exactly what happened. We are always honest in our dealings with you, providing results you can rely on.

We would love the opportunity to work with you. For further information please see Services, or alternatively Contact us to speak with one of our engineers.

Join us

Our team is a dynamic and energetic group of well-integrated and talented professionals who work hard and play hard. We believe in taking good care of our employees, and fostering an environment where everyone is given the opportunity to succeed. We aim to hire people who are excellent at their job, rewarding them with competitive remuneration, appropriate training and resources, and the opportunity to be their best.

Every job we do is different, so being able to think fast, problem solve and devise practical solutions to engineering problems, whilst working accurately, is a must. Our clients are UK-wide, and even abroad, so a degree of flexibility is also important. If the above sounds exciting and you are a dynamic and highly motivated person who will enjoy the fun, diversity, and challenge of working as part of our team, we would love to hear from you. Please apply with a covering letter and CV telling us why a role at Accolade is of interest to you.

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Experts in structural health monitoring and loadtesting