GTA office expansion
GTA expand their offices in Burgess Hill, doubling the floor area to accommodate the expanding Transport Department.
Lawrence Stringer joins GTA
Lawrence Stringer joins GTA Civils to lead our Transport Planning Team, bringing 27 years of experience working in the public sector with East & West Sussex County Councils.
GTA in Africa
GTA Civils undertake technical quality audits on major highway schemes in Africa.
Flood Risk services further developed
GTA Civils make progress in developing the flood risk assessment side of the business by branching into complex stream modelling. GTA’s ISO 9001 certification is renewed once again.
GTA office moves to Church Walk
GTA Civils make a successful move to 66a Church Walk, Burgess Hill. Well located in the town centre and close to the railway station, the new office provides a bright and airy work environment for staff.
Martin Roberts becomes Managing Director
Neil Stevenson joins the company as a technical director; Gerald Tobias takes early retirement and continues as a consultant to the company; Emma Tobias hands over the managing director reins to Martin Roberts and is retained by the board as a management consultant. GTA achieves CHAS (Construction Health & Safety Scheme) accreditation at the first attempt!
Investors in People
GTA Civils achieves Investors in People recognition at the first attempt!
GTA's 30th Anniversary
Emma Tobias becomes sole managing director and Martin Roberts is appointed a director. GTA Civils celebrates 30 years in business.
Changes to core services
GTA Civils decide to withdraw from mechanical and electrical engineering services in order to concentrate on the core business of Civils, Highways, Drainage and Infrastructure services.
Succession planning implemented
The directors implement a 5-year programme of succession planning; Gerald Tobias and Emma Tobias become joint managing directors.
Range of services extended
GTA establishes an association with Highway Associates, a small but very professional group of engineers, dealing with all aspects of traffic, road design and maintenance. As a result our range of services extends to include highway engineering.
Incorporation of Peter Lines & Partners
The incorporation of Peter Lines & Partners by GTA Civils broadens the scope of services offered by the consultancy to encompass a wider building services capability.
Launch of GTA Facilities Management
Emma Tobias launches GTA Facilities Management to provide survey and project management services for the implementation of minor to medium building services contracts.
Gerald Tobias Associates established
Gerald Tobias establishes the private practice of Gerald Tobias Associates (now trading as GTA Civils Ltd). It offeres a consultancy specialising in those services associated with public health and infrastructure engineering — drainage, sewage disposal, road and hard standing design, plumbing, water and fire engineering. Until the mid 1990's a large portion of its workload is provided by retailers Safeway and Sainsbury.