Hawthorn Geddes engineers & architects ltd, established in Northland in 1960, is the largest locally owned multi-disciplinary practice in Northland, with their head office located in Whangarei. They provide a range of consultancy services to the contstruction industry: Structural Engineering design and analysis for light and heavy industrial developments, commercial developments, bridges, housing, retaining walls; Architecture and Project Management for commercial, residential, industrial and institutional building design, including interior fit-outs and fire safety assessments. A one stop shop service; Civil, Geotechnical and Environmental Engineering for soil stability, pavement design, storm-water and waste-water treatment/management for subdivision and land development; Specialist Areas include pre-cast concrete buildings, heavy industrial design and site storm-water attenuation; The four directors have over 80 years combined experience and a good working relationship with local contractors and councils. The main office is in Whangarei, with a satellite office in Warkworth. The company is not only the largest independent consultancy in Northland, but is ideally situated to offer advice and convenience to clients over Northland and Auckland. Hawthorn Geddes engineers and architects ltd has extensive knowledge of residential, commercial and industrial design including all associated civil works, as well as the geological conditions peculiar to Northland.