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Vacancy: Senior Civil Engineer

Vacancy: Senior Civil Engineer Location: Glasgow Description Due to continued expansion and a strong pipeline of exciting projects, RBA have a vacancy for an ambitious and proactive Civil Engineer within our Rail division. This is an exciting opportunity for the …
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Vacancy: Senior CAD Technician

Vacancy: Senior CAD Technician Location: East Kilbride, Glasgow Description Due to continued expansion and a strong pipeline of exciting projects RBA have a vacancy for an ambitious Senior CAD Technician to join the expanding Rail division based in East Kilbride. …
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Prestatyn Progress

A fantastic aerial photograph of the new mixed used development in Prestatyn, courtesy of JPH Architects for Wales & West Housing, Contractor is Castlemead. Many of the new houses are now water tight to allow for internal fit out and …
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Jordan Brownlee joins RBA as Head of Rail (Civils and Structures)

We are pleased to confirm the appointment of Jordan Brownlee as Head of Rail (Civils and Structures). Chartered Engineer Jordan joins us from Network Rail and is based in our new East Kilbride office. Jordan assumes national responsibility for RBA …
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Residential Scheme Completed

We are pleased to see this residential scheme for Blueoak Estates completed in Hoylake, Wirral. Evidence that flat sites can be as challenging as steep sites, here RBA overcame objections from the Lead Local Flood Authority to successfully deliver the …
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RBA Completes NDT Trials on Railway

During a 4 night possession of track in Finnieston Tunnel, Glasgow, RBA have completed Non Destructive Testing (NDT) Trials on two sections of concrete slab track for Network Rail. Working with McFarland Associates, four different types of NDT were carried …
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Ysgol Llanfair DC Rises Out of the Ground

We are pleased to see that the substructure is complete for the new Ysgol Llanfair DC in Denbighshire, including the precast concrete ground floor, and work has commenced on the superstructure. The earthworks are largely completed, including the installation of …
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RBA Enter Scottish Premier League

RBA’s advertising banner looking good for Hamilton Academical’s first home game of the new Scottish Premiership against Hearts this Saturday. Come on the Accies!

Llanfair DC School Progressing

Foundations are placed and blockwork has commenced for the new Ysgol Llanfair DC near Ruthin, North Wales. RBA are providing Civil and Structural Engineering Services to Contractor Wynne Construction on the design and build scheme for Denbighshire CC. Architect is …
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Chester Voluntary Action Charity Golf Match

RBA were delighted to be invited by Grosvenor Insurance http://www.grosvenor-insurance.com to host two teams in a charity golf match yesterday at Upton-by-Chester golf club. All proceeds went to Chester Voluntary Action https://www.chesterva.org.uk/, a fantastic local charity which brings together and …
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Prestatyn Foundations Placed

Piling is completed and ground beams are in place for the residential development in Prestatyn. Contractor Castlemead is proceeding to programme with the development emerging from the ground. RBA are providing Civil and Structural engineering services for this development of …
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RBA supporting Future Engineers

Here at RBA we are committed to providing opportunities for young people to enter a career in Engineering. This summer, Lewis, an Undergraduate from Sheffield University, has joined us for his vacation employment, based in the Colwyn Bay office. Lewis …
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Prestatyn Development Starts on Site

We are pleased to announce that Contractor, Castlemead, has this week started on site in Prestatyn for the construction of houses and apartments for Wales & West Housing. RBA were instrumental in getting planning approval for this development, despite significant …
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Right on track!

RBA are pleased to announce that Barry Whitehead has been commissioned by Balfour Beatty as the CRE sign off authority for Thameslink Great Western covering 9 sections of the track with responsibilities for Earthing & Bonding across several of the …
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David Mackie joins RBA

We are delighted to announce that David Mackie has joined RBA as a Senior Structural Engineer and is based in our newly opened Manchester office. David brings over 14 years Civil and Structural Engineering experience in commercial, water, oil and …
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RBA Opens Manchester Office

We are delighted to announce that we have now opened a new office in Manchester, in addition to our Colwyn Bay Head Office. David Ellis, Managing Director said “This is a very exciting development and an important step in our …
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RBA is growing

We are pleased to welcome Colyn Jones to RBA as Principal Bridge Engineer. Colyn is a Chartered Engineer and has over 20 years’ experience with major UK Contractors and Consultants on numerous infrastructure and building schemes. Managing Director David Ellis …
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West Coast Main Line, Scotland

RBA Ltd are delighted to announce the award of a contract with AMCO for the design and refurbishment works associated with culverts on the West Coast Main Line. We look forward to developing a long lasting relationship with AMCO in …
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Transport for the North

RBA welcomes Transport for the North’s Draft Strategic Transport Plan January 2018 saw the launch of Transport for the North’s (TfN) Draft Strategic Transport Plan, covering the period up to 2050. RBA welcomes the bold investment plan, and fully supports …
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A Strategic Vision for Rail

RBA warmly welcomes the November 2017 publication of the Department for Transport’s future plans –Connecting people – a Strategic Vision for Rail. Passenger numbers are now at record levels (up to 1.7 billion rail journeys each year) and demand is still …
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We are delighted to announce that four of our team have passed their Personal Track Safety (PTS) training course. This now allows them to work under supervision on Network Rail infrastructure. Managing Director, David Ellis, said “I’m really pleased for …
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RBA is expanding!

We are now offering existing and new clients a wider range of services.
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Views – Bus Franchising the right way forward

The Bus Services Act can make a huge difference
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