50 Years of Beautiful Engineering

What is Beautiful Engineering to you?

A sunlit office that’s just the right temperature. A museum where even the ventilation grilles are elegantly detailed. Perhaps a classroom where the teacher can be heard but the road outside can’t. Or maybe you find satisfaction in a well planned plant room.

We are Max Fordham and we bring buildings to life with beautiful engineering.


Thank you, Max!

Max has decided it is the right time for him to formally retire from the partnership that he founded over 50 years ago. The news was announced…

How to keep cool while home working

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Fairfield Halls