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Design and Analysis Limited provide structural design and analysis services for engineering industries.

We are registered as a private limited company by the registrar of Companies for England and Wales under the company number 4690189.

Since our foundation in 2003 we have established ourselves as a key service provider for many of the UK’s major manufactures and supply chain companies. Based in the East Midlands we operate throughout the UK and Europe and have customers as far away as Australia.

To be the go-to design and analysis support for the engineering community.

We will achieve this because:

  • We delight our customers with our expertise!
  • We provide excellent value for money!
  • We always provide that added value, to improve engineering excellence!
We pride ourselves on the quality of our work and are certified as compliant to ISO9001:2015.  We are certified and audited on a yearly basis by The British Assessment Bureau, certification number: 203355.

Our scope of certification is: Design and analysis services to develop the mechanical and structural aspects of vehicles and equipment by way of stress analysis to achieve structural integrity. This is done for products in mainly the rail, military and construction vehicle industries globally

Our ISO 9001-2015 Certificate

Our Quality Policy

Meet our Directors

Carl Woolley

Managing Director

A chartered Mechanical Engineer, Carl is the Managing Director and founder of Design and Analysis Ltd. Starting in nuclear engineering, then bulk handling, rail and military, Carl is now experienced across multiple industries within the field of structural design and analysis.

Belinda Fell

Accounts Manager

Belinda is an experienced accounts professional. She has the challenging job of keeping the team inline to ensure contracts run to plan and on budget.

Phil Wyatt


A chartered Mechanical Engineer, Phil is an extremely experienced rail Stress Engineer. He has worked for both Alstom and Bombardier in positions of key responsibility. He has a world of knowledge in the design and analysis of rail vehicle carbodies. He is the companies foremost expert fatigue analysis.

Glynn Hodgkinson


A chartered Mechanical Engineer, Glynn is an all round excellent Engineer. His experience stretches across numerous industries including military, mining, road transport , yellow goods and rail. Expert in the use of CAD and FEA from static analysis to advanced non-linear crash analysis.

Our Policies

Data Protection

Your data is safe in our hands please see our General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) policy to understand more.

The Environment

Design and Analysis Ltd believes that businesses are responsible for achieving good environmental practice and operating in a sustainable manner.
We are therefore committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance as an integral and fundamental part of our business strategy and operating methods.

Our Environmental Policy | Our Social Values Statement

Human Rights

Design and Analysis taks human rights seriously and expects all our customers and suppliers to to the same.

As part of ISO 9001 management system we have a number of policies in place to ensure the safety, rights of our staff and everyone we deal with.

Our Health and Safety Policy | Our Equal Opportunities and Diversity Policy | Our Human Rights and Fair Labour Policy | Our Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Policy | Our Mental Health & Wellbeing Policy