Specialist Consultancy services operate across our business:
Client Support & Project Management
Our unique offering of in-house design and construction allows us to provide relevant, accurate pre-construction and feasibility advice and continuity of service throughout the project lifecycle.
Our highways design team is responsible for all aspects of the design and specification of road schemes, including major new roads, local improvements, minor junction and drainage enhancements and developer proposals. We also have considerable experience in developing infrastructure for sustainable transport modes, including walking, cycling and public transport, and car and/or bus parking provisions.
We have expertise in delivering surface water and foul water drainage solutions and SUDS to adoptable standards.
Cormac’s structures design team inspects, maintains, assesses and designs bridges, culverts and retaining walls on road networks and public rights of way, and supports the highways design team on major projects. We undertake assessments and provide advice relating to new, occupied and disused buildings, including historical mining features which is a significant part of Cornwall’s heritage.
Our coastal expertise offering includes consultancy and design solutions for coastal protection and inspection, maintenance and repair services for coastal buildings, harbour structures, piers and promenades.
Cormac’s environmental services include environmental and ecological advice to support project objectives and compliance with planning and statutory processes. Our landscape architects and ecologists work closely with highways design and construction teams to inform the design, undertake surveys and provide support during construction.
Ground Investigation and Surveys
Our GeoConsultancy Services team undertake geotechnical and environmental investigations, aerial (drone) surveys. The team provides design for ground stabilisation and reinforced earth structures, as well as contaminated land remediation design, and investigations and remediation of mining features.
Cormac provide UKAS accredited ISO 17025 materials testing, asbestos sampling and testing services (Accreditation No. 0756) and an ISO 17020 asbestos surveying facility (Accreditation No. 0261). Our asbestos services include management and re-inspections, air monitoring and four-stage clearance, surveying and bulk sample analysis.
Asbestos and Radon Gas Surveying and Advice
We offer a UKAS accredited facility with a fully qualified and experienced team that are able to work throughout the Southwest. Legally, duty holders (owners, landlords or business owners) are required to identify the location and condition of asbestos in non-domestic premises and to manage the risk to prevent harm to anyone who works on a building or to building occupants. We offer Management and Inspections, Air Monitoring and four-stage clearance, Surveying and Sample analysis.
We provide radon monitoring support and Radiation Protection Supervisor duties for Cornwall Council, many schools and local councils. The lab has developed a significant amount of experience in management of schools, offices and public buildings throughout the County and provide a comprehensive radon monitoring service, ensuring IRR17 compliance. We design bespoke radon surveys based on the layout and occupancy of the property, perform ambient radon testing and produce comprehensive reports with recommendations for managing radon exposures within the property. We are also member of the UK Radon Association.