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  • Management Buyout Secures Future of Equate Design 24/07/2020

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  • Feltham & Wokingham Resignalling Phase 1 22/06/2020

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  • Barnehurst and Hither Green Blockades 08/06/2020

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  • CAPEX Access Point Upgrades 05/05/2020

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  • Extension to survey framework agreement 15/11/2018

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Equate Design People

Dan Wiscombe

Managing Director

With more than 25 years’ construction industry experience working for several major contractors and consultants, Dan leads the Equate business and has been a BCM Construction board director since 2017.

Using his knowledge and expertise, Dan is committed to developing the business by ensuring the Equate strategic plans align with both the industry and client’s vision for the next five years.

Shaun Cartledge

Engineering Manager CEM

As Equate's lead Engineering Manager, Shaun manages all design, survey and consultancy services operations.


A Chartered Civil Engineer (CEng MICE) and Chartered Fellow of the Permanent Way Institution (CEng FPWI), Shaun has extensive multi-functional design and construction experience in the rail and construction industries.

With more than 10 years rail industry experience, Shaun has worked on several high-profile projects supporting many Network Rail, London Underground, Crossrail and HS2 programmes.

Paul Drewery

Design Lead, CRE and Survey Manager

With more than 25 years’ experience, Paul is the Equate design lead and the Civils design Contractors Responsible Engineer (CRE) responsible for managing the design, CAD and survey teams across all projects.


With significant experience in lineside civils and piling design, Paul has a wealth of geotechnical, survey and design knowledge and is highly respected across the rail industry.

Equate Design are a specialist design organisation working predominantly in the infrastructure sectors, providing our clients with multi-disciplinary project solutions.

Equate Design employs highly skilled, motivated people who are valued and rewarded for their contribution to the business.

We are a relatively small but rapidly growing organisation, with very much a family feel. We believe that staff members entering the company during these early stages, are likely to stay within the organisation and develop their career, supported by our commitment to continuous personal development and ongoing training.

At Equate Design we like to give our people as much freedom and involvement in all aspects of the project as possible; but there will always be back-up and support for you when you need it from the senior team members.

As a result of on-going expansion, we continue to recruit capable staff. Please check our Current Vacancies section.