“I have worked with Dave Harrison on numerous projects over the last five years and I have always found him and his company approachable, extremely knowledgeable, practical and proactive. A pleasure to work with.”

Peter R Pitt ICIOB
Senior Contracts Manager
D Brown Building Contractors Ltd


“Daniel Bailey and David Harrison both worked for several years within Howarth Timber Engineering, becoming senior members of the company’s design team. During that time they proved themselves capable of working to consistently high standards of accuracy and reliability within demanding time scales.They have a deep understanding of building standards and associated regulatory requirements, and are capable of undertaking the most challenging projects. Their open minded approach enables them to adopt and develop new design concepts, they were central to Howarth Timber Engineering’s development and delivery of its C6 retail projects.”

Nicholas Howarth
Managing Director
Howarth Timber Group Ltd.


“Having worked with HB design for the last 5 years I would highly recommend them for the timber frame design on any project. HB design go to any measures required to hit dates. We get a very thorough service that shows through from design right to the finished panel on site. They work very well with architects and clients to bond the project right the way through. May the working relationship be long and prosperous.”

Darren Drew
Director of Belmont Carpenters
Belmont Carpenters (UK) Ltd


“We have been outsourcing design work to HB Design for several years, and they have provided us with excellent service, and are definitely our No. 1 Freelance designers. They are pro-active in resolving issues before they arise, and always produce accurate information in whichever format is required.”

Steve Griffiths
Design Manager
Taylor Lane


“I worked with both Dan and Dave for several years and delivered many high-value projects. They both work diligently, with great accuracy and deliver to agreed timescales. I wouldn’t hesitate in working with either again and look forward to doing so in the future.”

Michael Johnston 
Sales Director
Frame-Tech Structures