Our People


(Managing Director)

JOHN PARTRIDGE (Managing Director) goodhind engineering

John has wide design experience in all principal construction techniques and materials. He has also worked with some of the less well known materials, such as glass and tensioned fabric structures. This experience was gained whilst working in his formative years with internationally renowned structural engineers, Anthony Hunt Associates. John has also worked for Amec, WSP and Atkins where invaluable experience was gained on large scale multidiscipline projects.

During the course of his career he has been involved with the successful completion of a number of significant and challenging projects in many construction sectors; these include Education, Leisure, Housing, Industrial and Commercial building designs. His main interests now lie in the development of innovative and sustainable design solutions.

John is a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers, a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and is a past Branch Chairman of the Institution of Structural Engineers (Western Counties Division).


(Senior Engineer)

BEN WARDLEY (Structural Engineer)

Fred came to Goodhind Engineering Consultants in 2022 with several year’s experience in a similar practice and was looking for a new challenge.  Fred is looking to gain incorporated status within the IStructE.  Having also undertaken a placement year as a site engineer for a concrete repair specialist, the information learnt on the placement year has become extremely useful with the specification of materials to the surveying of concrete.

Fred has experience in all principal constructions materials namely steel, concrete, masonry and timber.  He has been involved in a variety of projects, ranging from new portal frames, major alterations to commercial units, large scale new build housing to small domestic extensions.


(Structural Engineer)

GAVIN WOODS (Structural Engineer)

Gavin initially joined Goodhind Engineering Consultants in 2018 embarking on a year-long industrial placement.  Following completion of his MEng Civil Engineering Degree in 2021, Gavin rejoined the Practice.

During his time at GEC, Gavin has developed his skills and active involvement in a diverse array of projects including domestic, agricultural, educational and industrial/commercial projects.


(Structural Engineer)

(Structural Engineer)

Ben initially came to Goodhind Engineering Consultants in 2016 to complete a year-long industrial placement, as part of his Civil Engineering degree. He has since graduated from the University of Bath and returned to the Practice to continue building upon the valuable experience gained during his placement year.

Ben has experience in all principal construction materials; namely steel, concrete, masonry and timber. He also completed a thesis relating to the use of straw as a construction material in his final year of University. He has worked on a variety of projects, ranging from new school buildings to small domestic extensions.



Peter’s career in Gloucestershire commenced, after a short period with a local authority, within a consulting civil and structural engineering practice in Cheltenham.

Following the establishment of Peter Goodhind Associates in 1983, Peter and the Practice continued to work on a wide range of projects, from large housing, commercial and industrial developments through to house extensions. Peter has built up a considerable amount of background knowledge, which is called upon on a regular basis by other professionals. Peter continues to work within the Practice on a part-time basis, working on small to medium projects.