about albert fry associates

Established in 1987, Albert Fry Associates provide structural and civil engineering consultancy services from our offices in Belfast and Dublin.

We have an outstanding record of applying our technical expertise, underpinned by broad experience, to develop creative, effective and efficient designs.

Our designs deliver the blend of commercial, quality and sustainability project objectives agreed with each client through positive, open-minded collaboration with our fellow project team members.

Our structural engineering expertise includes design, modelling and construction of steelwork, concrete, timber and masonry structures, forensic appraisal of existing structures, design and certification of temporary support works and geotechnical assessment and design of foundations.

Our civil engineering expertise includes design, modelling and construction of roads, drainage, hard landscaping, storm attenuation, flood defences and retaining walls.

Our conservation expertise includes investigation and forensic appraisal of historic fabric, assessment of stonework, brickwork, timber and metal structural forms, design and installation of temporary support, monitoring of progressive defects and dynamic performance, and design of conservation remedial works and repairs.

We maintain a well-staffed in-house team of professional engineers and technicians, allowing us to fully resource any project from inception to completion. Our team has extensive experience with a range of software including Autodesk Revit and Autodesk Civil 3D.


Our experience in providing this expertise extends across the following sectors

awards and recognition

Albert Fry Associates are proud to boast of our involvement in a number of award-winning schemes across the United Kingdom and Ireland throughout the company’s history. We consider such recognition to be an indicator of the excellence of our engineering consultancy services. Most recently, our involvement in the Titanic Hotel Belfast project was recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors at their 2018 RICS Awards.

We are proud to note other recent awards and commendations:

  • RICS ‘Design Through Innovation’ 2017 Commendation for our involvement with the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast
  • RSUA ‘Regeneration’ Award 2016 for our involvement with Girdwood Community Hub
  • One of our key projects, Valley Park Redevelopment, was awarded the Best Community and Neighbourhood Initiative at the APSE Awards in 2016

We are excited to announce that two of our schemes are nominated for RICS Awards in 2019: Asia Supermarket is nominated within the ‘Regeneration’ category, while Omagh Integrated Primary School is nominated within the Community Benefit category.