Tristan Toynbee founded the firm and provides lead technical services on all projects. He ensures that Toynbee Associates’ technical standards are maintained at all times. His experience ranges from working on large-scale office and commercial developments, public buildings, refurbishment of existing buildings (residential, commercial and public) and foundation design. A majority of his skills were learnt at major engineering consultancies in the UK, spending the majority of his career at Arup.

Tony Cooke

Tony is a very experienced draftsman and heads up Toynbee Associates’ drawing department. Tony has extensive experience in major and minor structural and civil engineering works and can detail in steel, concrete, timber and masonry. Tony can carry out design task and provide key survey services when working on existing buildings and renovations.

The team at Toynbee Associates is small and concentrated but, depending on the project, specific teams can be assembled from a key network of trusted contract staff.


We are committed to the training of our staff, we believe training and investment to be a major part of the company’s ethos and that this investment is the key to our success at winning projects and providing sound engineering solutions that meet clients’ needs.