The Company

Founded in 1977, Ellis and Moore is an award winning structural and civil engineering practice, that delivers enterprising and coherent design solutions on behalf of a spectrum of clients. We are experienced in handling large, complex and challenging projects as well as working on intricate and innovative structures in the new build and refurbishment market. We are client-driven in our approach to our work. Our clients range from corporate organisations, private developers and institutional investors to local authorities, influential architects, design & build contractors and housing associations. We ensure the quality and integrity of our engineering skills and services through resourcefulness, competence and team strength. Since our formation, the practice has grown from strength to strength and now provides a wide portfolio of skills and services. We have built a reputation for collaborative working with some of the top architectural practices in the country on challenging award winning building structures. Ellis and Moore remains an independent practice with approximately 30 members of staff.


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Lachlan McDonald

Lachlan joined the practice in 1978, a year after foundation. Early work with a local authority involved the design of motorway bridges in Scotland followed by the design and detailing in all structural materials of a wide variety of building projects. Lachlan was Resident Engineer for a period of three years on a large housing project in London involving reinforced concrete and loadbearing brickwork. Since 1973 Lachlan has been involved in the design and detailing of large precast structures, in situ structures in the Middle East including some heavy civil engineering. In recent years he has concentrated on the design of new buildings and refurbishment projects in London. More recently Lachlan has led the practice in the development of sustainable construction, use of reclaimed materials and timber frame cassette system construction.





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Harry Mourdjis

Harry became a partner (now a director) at Ellis and Moore in 1998 having joined the practice in 1990. He has in excess of 30 years hands-on experience in design, detailing and project management as a Consultant Engineer. His experience includes refurbishment and new build projects as well as structural condition surveys, feasibility and pre-planning studies. He has dealt successfully with challenging brown-field sites incorporating underground tunnels, over-ground railways, canals & public sewers and is conversant with their respective requirements and procedures. His wide-ranging experience encompasses most building types including retail, residential, offices, industrial health care and educational buildings.  Since 2003 Harry has also been responsible for the Practice Finances.




Philip Deane

philprofile Phil graduated in 1985 and has since worked in Consulting Engineering practices in the UK and Australia. He joined Ellis and Moore in 1994 and became an Associate in 1997, Partner in 2003 and latterly a Director in 2011. Since joining, Phil has worked on a range of projects for public and private clients including housing, retail, leisure and commercial facilities.

Ellis and Moore Consulting Engineers

Sovereign House 1 Albert Place, Finchley, London, N3 1QB

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