Margaret started her career as a structural and civil engineer in London working for Alan Baxter and Price and Myers, becoming a Director with Integral Engineering Design in Bath in 2002. On the Conservation Accreditation Register of Engineers (CARE), Margaret has considerable experience of working on projects within sensitive historic areas and she thrives on the particular design challenges of working on projects involving listed buildings and scheduled monuments. Recent projects include repairing the roof at Dyrham Park with the National Trust and major repairs at Middleport Pottery in Stoke on Trent. Margaret is the structural engineer for Wells Cathedral.
“All my work on historic structures is a lesson in the importance of craftsmanship. The men and women who built the bridge did not have the knowledge of materials science that we have now, but they had a feel and understanding that is often lost on modern building sites. The fabulous team who run, look after and love this bridge now are an extension of that original team – conserving not just the fabric but the ethos of the bridge for the next generation.”