History

vkhp-consulting is the amalgamation of three long established practices, being Michael van Klaveren Associates, Durleys and Douglas Rose and Partners.

Michael established his practice from home in 1982 and by 1983 had moved into offices in Dorking, Surrey to cater for an increased workload and the necessity to employ his first staff. As a result of continued expansion, a second office was opened in Sussex in the early 1990's to cater for increasing workloads along the south coast.

Our third office was opened in Tunbridge Wells by merging with John Holden of Durleys in 1999 with the practice at the time being renamed van Klaveren Holden Partnership.

Expansion continued with the take-over in January 2003 of Douglas Rose and Partners who had established in 

Tunbridge Wells since formation in 1965. The practice was renamed at that time vkhp-douglas rose and brought together combined expertise from all the offices enabling a wider range of civil and structural engineering services to be offered to our clients.

April 2008 saw the formation of a new limited company, vkhp consulting limited, retaining all our staff and offices. This restructuring paved the way for future expansion with additional directors and shareholders.  We survived the 2008-2014 recession thanks in part to many longstanding loyal clients, and with all our key staff and offices intact.  2016 and 2017 has seen us further expand with several key senior appointments enabling us to continue to provide our consultancy services to the highest standards.

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