Rexon Day Group, Forensic Investigations, Consulting Engineers


Rexon Day Forensic has 30 years continuous experience of investigating failures, defects and collapses of buildings and construction, and the preparation and supervision of remedial works. It is headed up by Colin Richardson BEng, CEng, FICE, MCIWEM, MASCE, MCIArb, MEWI who has acted as expert in court proceedings, arbitrations and mediations. He has also acted as a Joint Expert in accordance with CPR 35.7.


The firm has prepared expert evidence in connection with:

  • Piling and foundation failures
  • Masonry damage
  • Failed render
  • Vibration damage
  • Concrete failures
  • Sewer failures
  • Natural stone cladding failures
  • Stone staircase failures
  • Timber frame damage and failures
  • Pipeline failures
  • Reservoir damage
  • Pollution of water boreholes
  • Landslip and excavation failures
  • Defective tanking and waterproofing
  • Flooding
  • Roof damage and failures
  • Floor damage and failures
  • Glazing failures
  • Structural steelwork collapses and damage
  • Brise Soleil failures and damage
  • Injuries on construction sites
  • Industrial accidents
  • Recreational accidents
  • Water ingress into basements and basement car parks

Clients include, solicitors, insurers, including Lloyds Syndicates, Loss Adjusters, Commercial Organisations, Local Authorities, the NHBC and private clients.





One of Rexon Day Forensic's strengths is the ability to identify precisely the expertise necessary to solve a particular problem. Rexon Day Forensic assembles teams of experts when more than one technical discipline is required. Rexon Day Forensic has fielded teams which have included geologists, soils engineers, water engineers, concrete technologists, architects, quantity surveyors and specialists from associated testing houses, universities and the Building Research Establishment in addition to civil and structural engineers.