3D BIM and Structural Draughting Services in the North West and across the UK

Welcome to Double Check Digital Engineering Ltd – an award-winning freelance multi-material structural drawing office based in Leigh, Greater Manchester.

Who we are

Double Check Digital Engineering Ltd.

With more than thirty years’ experience in the fabrication industry, we are a name you can trust for all manner of 3D modelling, structural drawing and surveying work. We work closely with clients across multiple sectors in the UK, including those in our own North West region and nationwide.

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What we do

What Double Check Digital Engineering Ltd Can Do For You

As a well-established and well-respected name in the structural drawing, BIM and fabrication industries, we have much to offer our clients across the UK. These are just a few of our most popular services:

Services for Steel Contractors

We work with steel contractors in the architectural, construction, and engineering sectors, providing them with an extensive range of digital engineering solutions hand-tailored to meet the needs of their latest project. These include:


3D Modelling

3D Modelling

We create detailed and accurate 3D modelling using the latest Tekla Structures software and our own in-house optimisations and scripts.


Fabrication Packages

Fabrication Packages

Our fabrication packages include everything you need to complete your project, from fabrication drawings and cutting information to NC data, arrangement drawings, and more.




Collaboration and visualisation using Trimble Connect and IFC import/export




Parametric modelling: Automatic design generation using 'parameters'. Our engineers translate info into "Grasshopper" code, achieving quick and precise customizations in Tekla Structures. Efficiency redefined.


Point Cloud - Scan to BIM

Point Cloud - Scan to BIM

We use the latest surveying equipment and software to create a digital survey of the site or product. This point cloud is a valuable digital asset that can be imported directly into your BIM.


Survey-Based 3D Production

Survey-Based 3D Production

We use our digital point cloud to render an accurate 3D model of the site, one that provides pinpoint accuracy compared to hand-drawn technical drawings.

Award-winning structural drawing solutions

Our lead technician has been the recipient of several prestigious awards within the industry, including two Tekla UK BIM Awards and a Global BIM Award.

Our Software

We use the best and most effective digital engineering software on the market to deliver incredible results for our clients. This includes the Building Information Modelling (BIM) software Tekla Structures, the 3D graphics and CAD software Rhinoceros 3D, and its associated visual programming language, Grasshopper 3D. All our technicians are thoroughly trained in the use of this software, ensuring precise and accurate modelling at every stage.

Our Clients

We have worked with many clients over the years, demonstrating our ability to handle a diverse variety of projects for companies across all industry sectors. Some of our clients include the civil engineering company Taziker, bridge builders Beaver Bridges, a well-established engineering and fabrication firm, Harrisons Engineering, as well as Aspull Engineering Company, Ltd, which has been operating in the North West for more than six decades.

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About Us

Our Vision

Our company vision is to be an efficient and reliable drawing and production partner for steel subcontractors, utilising modern tools and processes to deliver a smoother, more efficient, and cost-effective production for all upstream collaborators.

Our Mission

We believe in clear and open communication with all our clients, following our tested processes and procedures, and relying upon our decades of hands-on production experience.

Our Solutions

We combine the latest structural drawing and 3D modelling techniques with decades of relevant experience gained on sites, in workshops, and in the offices of our current and former subcontractor partners. We embrace technology and what it can do for our industry, utilising the latest software, innovative and effective techniques, and state-of-the-art technologies in the processes we have developed in-house. Together, these allow us to deliver high-end 3D models, fabrication packages, and production management assistance to companies across the North West and beyond.

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Your Digital Engineering Partners

From your very first contact with us, we work with you to deliver impressive results. We provide advice and practical assistance from the design phase, through the engineer drawings and revisions, right through to the fabrication and production stages. With an eye for detail developed over many decades in the business, we can steer you away from potential pitfalls and offer practical advice on potential improvements in production. In doing so, we create a full fabrication package, one designed by experienced engineers that helps you streamline projects and site work alike to deliver a higher-quality end product.

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Our Founder

Double Check Digital Engineering Ltd was established by our founder, Glyn Holland, after working in the structural fabrication industry for over 35 years. From apprentice to skilled fabrication team leader and on to drawing office manager, Glyn has developed an extensive repertoire of skills and experience over the years. Now he wants to pass on that expertise to structural steel contractors throughout the region and further afield.

Get in touch

If you need a structural drawing and fabrication firm you can depend upon in the North West region and beyond, you have come to the right place. Whatever your project requirements, give Double Check Digital Engineering Ltd a call today to see what we can do for you. You can reach us on 01942 665 760 or send an email to enquiries@doublecheckltd.co.uk and have someone call you back.