Metro Consulting Group Pty Limited (Metro) is a service oriented consulting engineering firm specialising in structural engineering. Metro provides a service that includes a high degree of expertise in the design, performance and serviceability of concrete, steel, masonry and timber construction materials for residential, commercial and industrial projects.

Metro’s design and inspection services not only cover the greater Sydney Metropolitan area, but also extends as far west as the Blue Mountains, south to Nowra and north to Newcastle.

Our policy is to work ‘hands-on” and we have developed strong relationships working in close collaboration with builders and construction contractors. We have an understanding of the practical realities of working in the development sector and a keen grasp of the commercial importance of cost control and cost minimisation.

Metro is known as the "one-stop shop". At Metro we provide a full range of services including approval, final design and project management. We are able to manage a site “from the ground to lock-up stage” in a timely and quality assured manner. Metro’s complete service involves providing structural designs as well organising the geotechnical investigation and hydraulic/stormwater designs. We can also arrange for a private certifier to issue the initial construction certificate and follow-up certifications during construction as required by council authorities. We are fully accredited (and insured) under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulations and are Accredited certifiers in structural engineering that can issue compliance certificates for your type of structural building works.

Metro has rapidly gained a reputation for excellence and innovation in the consulting engineering sector. We have adopted solutions to deal with the problems of building on reactive soil sites and developed ways to provide innovative site analysis and footing design services.

We are a team of engineers with a strong expertise in the structural design requirements for residential and small to medium commercial/industrial buildings.

Our support services to builders, owner-builders and developers are provided to help rationalise structural systems ensuring the most appropriate materials, methods and products are used to reduce cost and maximise performance, ensuring owner/user satisfaction with the finished building.

Any construction project, be it a million dollar development or a house extension, has a number of complexities such as design options, choice of materials, planning and building regulations approvals and monitoring of construction work. Metro can provide practical, efficient and innovative engineering designs to a wide range of building forms and construction materials. This will enable any building to be built speedily and economically.

A well-engineered project will enable a building to be functional, safe, economical and aesthetic.

Metro offers innovative design, documentation and supervising of construction in:

  Small to medium domestic, commercial and industrial structures in timber, steel, reinforced concrete, masonry and reinforced masonry, and aluminium; and Footing designs for all types of structures including expansive clay foundations and problem filled sites.

The breadth and depth of experience within Metro ensures that its’ team knows what will and won't work. We can provide solutions that will meet a client’s individual requirements. We analyse various construction options and quickly arrive at the best solution to satisfy client requirements.

Metro provides both structural and economical advice on issues such as selecting the best suspended flooring system from traditional timber flooring or suspended concrete slabs to innovative flooring systems such as Ultrafloor and Bondek. We tailor the footing system to suit each individual site by utilising various methods i.e. screw piering, mass concrete piering, waffle pod slabs, raft slabs and traditional strip footings.

Our recent designs include:

  8 unit double storey residential development in Lalor Rd, Quakers Hill for Trevan Constructions Pty Ltd;

  10 unit double storey development in Townsend Street, Condell Park for Mr. Tony Khoury;

  Mulgoa Public School for the Public Works Department;

  The Henley Brae Retirement Village in Mittagong - 28 units for Project Coordination (Australia) Pty Ltd;

  The Werrington Residential Estate - 21 multi-density dwellings in Rance Road, Werrington for Multiplex;

  2400m2 warehouse tilt – up panel factory development, Tattersal Road Blacktown for Elwood (Mr Ply and Wood) Pty Ltd;

  Four storey retail and residential development at Sydney Road Balgowlah including basement car parking; and

  Numerous duplex, multi–unit and single dwelling developments for various architects and builders.

Metro prides itself on providing an efficient and timely service. We guarantee that inspections can be carried out with only 24 hours notice and have a 10-day turn around for most designs.

The directors of Metro would like to thank you in advance for the opportunity to be of assistance with any future project and look forward to a mutually satisfying relationship.