About PCDS
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About PCDS

About PCDS Ltd

Did you know PCDS stands for Professional Construction Design Services

PCDS are primarily consulting structural engineers based in Chesham, Bucks who are committed to delivering honest structural solutions that respond to the clients’ specific needs in a friendly, cooperative, professional manner.

Did you know?

The practice was founded by John-Paul Murphy, a structural engineer with extensive knowledge of the industry gained from experience working within both private practice and the public sectors, namely for The London Borough of Camden, Bucks County Council, Chiltern District Council, Saud Consult Ltd and Turner Wright and Partners amongst others.



www.istructe.org.uk – The Institution of Structural Engineers

www.ice.org.uk – The Institution of Civil Engineers

www.theiet.org – The Institution of Engineering and Technology

www.acenet.co.uk – Association for Consultancy and Engineering

www.riba.org – Royal Institute of British Architects

www.ciat.org.uk – The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists

www.labc.co.uk – Local Authority Building Control

www.planningportal.co.uk – Planning Portal

www.historicengland.org.uk – Listed Buildings

The Team

PCDS Staff
John Paul Murphy
I.Eng., A.M.I.Struct.E


John Paul Murphy is an associate member of the Institute of Structural Engineers.

John Paul has project managed a number of high profile domestic projects in Belgravia for Landmass London LTD. The most recent project being a new build double basement house in Ladbroke Grove.

PCDS Staff
Krishna Renaud
B.Sc(Hons), M.Sc, MICE, C.Eng, MIHT


Krishna Renaud is a member of the Institute of Civil Engineers and Chartered Engineers.

Before joining PCDS, Krishna was an associate at David Rhodes Associates and prior to that worked as a Civil engineer for the Government of Seychelles.

Krishna deals with the specialist fixing component design works for some of this county’s most prestigious structures including; Twickenham Stadium, and the O2 Arena.

Krishna has most recently been responsible for a large double basement with swimming pool below ground, a grade II listed building in Eaton Place, London.

PCDS Staff
Ian Whale


Ian Whale is a director at PCDS.

Ian is an expert in reinforced concrete and steelwork detailing and leads the practice in this field.

PCDS Staff
Gerard Judge
B.Eng (Hons) MCIAT
Consultant Designer and Technician

Gerard Judge is a Consultant Designer and Technician.

Gerard was sponsored by PCDS to undertake a Bachelor of engineering course and qualified with honours in 2015.

PCDS Staff
Tom Felix
Technician / Draughtsman

Tom Felix joined PCDS in 2015 as a Trainee Technician and is being sponsored by PCDS on an Architectural Design and Technology Degree.

Tom has adapted to PCDS’ way of working and has become a great asset to the company.

Tom is a student member of the Institute of Architectural Technologists.

PCDS Staff
John Hood
Structural Engineer
PCDS Staff
Helen Emmett
Secretary / Administration


Helen is an invaluable asset to the PCDS team. Helen deals with the majority of the internal and external correspondence and is responsible for setting up and maintaining the filing system and all associated secretarial/ administrational works.