DDC Blog

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21 Feb: Civil Engineering Surveying Excellence

We are delighted to announce that we have partnered up with the Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES) for an Approved Development Scheme (ADS) in Geospatial Engineering. We are proud of our highly experienced surveyors and engineers and we are always looking for opportunities to support them in continuing professional development, improve their talents and skills, their potential and effectiveness. As Donna Whitbrook and Lyn Bromley stated in their book…

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07 Feb: We Struck Gold

We are very proud to announce we are now a Gold Member of ConstructionLine. Quality, professionalism and knowledgeable are few of the values we stand for, as an organisation dedicated to high-end responsible business practices. Everyone in the DDC team is committed to ongoing improvements as we appreciate that there are always methods to perform better, to be more productive and to deliver excellence. ConstructionLine is one of the main…

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21 Dec: Supporting our local community

The Countdown to Christmas has begun and we are ready for our holidays! As you know DDC’s theme of the month is GRATITUDE and before we break up for Christmas, we did one last gesture of good will. Kerrie Jones, our Operations Manager has been DDC Team inspiration as in the last month she organised a collection of food, toiletries and various goods which are needed in this time of…

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14 Dec: Our Team Supporting a World-Class Team

Save the Children   We are now celebrating the end of the second week of December and can almost taste the mulled wine with Christmas being right around the corner. As a charitable group of individuals who are conscious of supporting those less fortunate than us, the team here at DDC are committed to supporting a different charity each week. This is part of our GRATITUDE December theme which you…

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07 Dec: Where is the connection…GPS and Turtles?

At DDC we believe in giving back to the less fortunate, to the animals and to the planet. We are a team of altruistic, kind and generous people grateful for what we have around us. We have decided to have a collection at the beginning of each month – the feeling we get in the office when we do this, it’s just fantastic. Giving back, is good for the soul…

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17 Sep: We are BIM Level 2 Certified

DDC Engineering Solutions is delighted to announce that we have been awarded BIM Level 2 certification in accordance with PAS 1192-2:2013, BS 1192:2007 and BS 1192 4:2014. We are very proud of this remarkable achievement which reinforces DDC as an innovative leader of the highways drainage sector and an established brand in the engineering market. We thrive on actively implementing best practices and keeping up-to-date with cutting-edge technology and this…

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10 Aug: The Beauty of Manhole Covers

Manhole covers are points of access for the sewerage industry. They are the slabs of metal usually associated with the dirty and smelly world of drainage. This is not the best picture, and you might already wonder what in the world can be beautiful about this? Art is such a powerful form of expression and lately people have started to experiment with unconventional methods introducing new techniques and avant-garde concepts….

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06 Aug: Smart Drainage Information Management

Being an innovative leader of highways drainage surveys, DDC has developed ground breaking software for drainage surveys. Simply put: There is currently no software available that can produce the results that HE requires. Until now. DDC Engineering Solutions created DIM, an in-house unique specialist solution which enables a comprehensive digital drainage modelling and provides a smart live data sharing and management system. The innovation of DIM is defined by its…

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11 Jul: Carol Lewis-Han is taking her career to new heights

Personal development is a core value of DDC’s organisational culture. The company dedication to build an unceasing learning mindset where everyone has the flexibility of taking up opportunities and extending their knowledge comes from the top, from our management team. One of our inspirations is Carol Lewis-Han, our technical director, who is not only a Qualified Professional with Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (MCInstCES) but, from this month, also…

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06 Jul: Raahil Ali is our new Project Director!

We are thrilled to announce the promotion of Raahil Ali to Project Director. Raahil joined DDC in 2008 whilst he was completing his BEng in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Wolverhampton. During the past 10 years, Raahil has been actively involved in improving and implementing new processes. He combines his practical and technical knowledge of process delivery and his onsite experience to create effective solutions and to ensure our…