About The Morton Partnership

The Morton Partnership is a longstanding, nationally renowned company of Consulting Structural Engineers recognised for our innovative, low intervention and cost effective solutions. Founded in 1966 by Brian Morton, the business has continued to expand and now has offices in London, Suffolk and Essex, but operates nationally with clients and professionals on projects of all sizes and sectors. We have also work internationally on projects in South America, Hong Kong, Malta and throughout Europe.

Our portfolio of work is extremely varied from large scale new build or refurbishment developments, to the careful repair of small historic buildings and extensions, to undertaking full design for multi-million projects to some the most important buildings in the country.

We pride ourselves on providing a personal service, working collaboratively with clients and other professional colleagues, and taking great pleasure in producing high quality, economic designs.

An overview of the services is provided on our services page, but we offer much more besides. To discuss your individual requirements, please feel free to contact us.
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Edward Morton CEng FICE IHBC CARE Accredited
Managing Director

Ed is the Managing Director of The Morton Partnership Ltd and has over 30 years experience working particularly in conservation and the repair and adaption of historic buildings and structures. He is privileged to be the appointed Engineer to Westminster Abbey, York Minster, Canterbury, Durham, Southwark and Ely Cathedrals.

He is an Engineer Accredited in Conservation (CARE) and sits on the panel, sits on the Institute of Historic Building Conservation technical sub-committee, and is also a member of the ICOMOS UK Timber Wood Committee. He has acted as expert witness for both court cases and planning appeals. He lectures widely throughout the country and abroad and has published numerous articles including acting as Principal Contributor to the 2012 updated English Heritage Practical Building Conservation book on Timber.

Projects Ed has worked on include St George’s Hall in Liverpool, Stowe House in Buckinghamshire, The Ironbridge, The Palace of Westminster, Wollaton Hall and Park in Nottingham, The City Hall in Georgetown, Guyana and Ballyfin House in Ireland, as well as many others.

Ian Miller
Corporate Director

Ian Miller is the Corporate Director for The Morton Partnership with 20 years experience with the company. Previously, Ian had been the Director of Estate and Resources at Otley College and Estate Manager for a 1200 ha property in Mid Suffolk. Ian’s past experience included managing many building projects across all major sectors including industrial, domestic refurbishment, education and public spaces.

Ian's role with The Morton Partnership sees him managing the office buildings, overseeing the relocation of offices in London and Suffolk while maintaining the companies IT and finance. Ian also works with the engineers to deliver Tender submissions and contracts.

Judith Morton AIQPS NEBS
Financial Director

Judith Morton, wife of the late Brian A Morton MBE and Founder of The Morton Partnership Ltd, joined TMP in 1992 as Finance Director & Company Secretary.

Judith’s career in finance had started as a cashier at Lloyds Bank followed by many years as Company Secretary to the Miller family business, cashier at the Alliance & Leicester Building Society, Private Secretary to the Managing Director of Sanyo, and many years as Private Secretary to the Operations Manager of Colne Shipping, dealing with the operation of 72 standby vessels and 14 beam trawlers and all of the departments in connection with these, including quotations for Day Rates and negotiating fishing quotas.

Peter Corcoran CEng MICE
Technical Director

Peter is a Technical Director at The Morton Partnership and has over 20 years experience working on a varied cross section of building projects.

Peter graduated from the University of Westminster in 1995 with a degree in Architectural Engineering. Peter has worked on a diverse range of projects from the conservation and restoration of historic structures to contemporary new build designs, often within a historic setting. He has been involved in many projects including Auckland Castle, County Durham, The Jubilee Bridge in Oxford, Norwich Castle, Dickens House Museum, and a number of private bespoke residential and country houses. Peter was appointed Technical Director in 2018.