Founding his Practice in 1990, Director and Principal Engineer, Neil Blackwell has gained a reputation for his common sense solutions to structural problems.

Blackwell Structural Consultants is now a team of ten Engineers, CAD Technicians and support staff with the highest levels of training and a diverse skillset. The team prides themselves on technical excellence and a personal, friendly service, earning Blackwell Structural Consultants an excellent reputation and made us the thriving practice we are today.

Blackwell Structural Consultants is a well known, innovative firm of structural engineers and CAD technicians, based in Northampton. With over 27 years of experience, the business has steadily grown and now consists of a talented team that is highly trained, with extensive experience across commercial and residential projects.


Able to meet the needs of a broad spectrum of clients across the industry, Blackwell Structural Consultants has the resources to create an in-house team for larger projects, ensuring that there is always a point of contact available to assist and guaranteeing your project our best attention.


The company provides creative solutions to structural problems for commercial and residential clients across the United Kingdom. Not a project too small or too big, Blackwell Structural Consultants have a reputation of working closely together with their clients and ensuring they deliver quality solutions to the clients’ brief.


Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is a key part of engineering in a changing world. Blackwell Structural Consultants design to the latest Eurocodes and standards, using the latest design sofware to stay at the forefront of engineering practice. Our engineers regularly attend courses to update their skills or learn about products new to the market and we invite experts from related fields to present at our offices. Blackwell Structural Consultants believes strongly in investing in their staff and has sponsored team members through degree courses to gain the accreditation needed to practice, whilst simultaneously offering in‑house training and on‑the‑job experience.