About us

Stomor Ltd was established in early 2008, and is proud to provide a very personal and professional service, committed to meeting deadlines. We aim to identify cost savings to Clients whenever possible during the design process and within our design solutions. We are always at the end of the phone to answer any queries.

Stomor Ltd is based in Hitchin, Hertfordshire and provides services across the UK and locally. We work with the local community, supporting schools and businesses across the town.

Meet the Team

Nicola Morris

Nicola Morris, Director

Nicola Morris MEng CEng CEnv MICE FCIHT co-founded Stomor Ltd in 2007 and became sole owner in 2020. Nicola started work as a Civil Engineering Consultant in 1996 working during university holidays. Following graduation in 2001 with a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering, she soon became a Chartered Civil Engineer with the Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Environmentalist (registered with the Society for the Environment), and then a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation.

In her free time, Nicola is a keen sportswoman regularly participating in tennis, golf and netball among other pursuits, such as mountain biking and walking. She also has a keen interest in garden design!

Sam Briscoe

Sam Briscoe, Director

Sam joined the team in May 2011 and has over 11 years’ consultancy experience within flood risk, drainage, transport planning and detailed design. Starting as a graduate engineer, having attained an MEng qualification in Civil Engineering from the University of Brighton, Sam has risen up the ranks at Stomor to become a Director. He is a member of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation and the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Sam’s experience crosses most of the Stomor services, but his expertise lie in EA and LLFA compliant Flood Risk Assessments and the preparation of drainage schemes for all stages of a development, from initial due diligence and planning support through to construction design and delivery.

A specialist on Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS), Sam has prepared SuDS strategies which have been endorsed as an exemplar benchmark scheme for Buckinghamshire County Council and has also worked on a CIRIA SuDS Award winning project.

Tom Wilson

Tom Wilson, Director

Tom joined the team in April 2021 and is an engineer with 25 years of experience in civil engineering. Tom has spent much of his career rising up the ranks from engineer to senior engineer and associate director, before arriving at Stomor as a company director. Tom works across Stomor, providing his expertise on feasibility studies, drainage, highways and specialises in residential detailed design, working on many large scale projects throughout his career.

In his free time, Tom likes to run and keep active. He has run a number of half marathons and a full marathon. Tom is also an active member of the local youth football team and regularly helps out at the training sessions.

Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson, Associate Director

Stuart Wilson BSc (Hons), FCIHT, CMILT has 17 years’ experience as a Transport Planner. Upon graduating from the University of the West of England, Stuart became a member of the Institution of Highway and Transportation and was elected a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation in 2018. Stuart has been a Chartered Member of the Institute of Logistics since 2013.

Stuart has extensive experience in development planning within the residential, commercial, education and energy sectors taking schemes from scheme feasibility through planning stage as well as taking on Travel Plan Coordination during the schemes first 5 years of occupation.

Stuart joined Stomor in 2022 as Associate Director to lead the Transport Planning department. Stuart’s focus is to take on the day to day management and develop the transport department.

In Stuart’s free time, he enjoys spending quality time with his children, travelling and spending time in the gym.

Samuel Iraola Viana

Samuel Iraola Viana, Senior Engineer

Samuel joined the team in November 2015 and is an incorporated Civil Engineer and member of the ICE with over seven years’ experience in the construction industry, mostly in consultancy. His day-to-day work involves designing roads, sewers, drainage schemes, SuDS, external works, and Sections 278, 38, 104 and 106.

Liam Harkin

Liam Harkin, Senior Engineer

Liam joined the Stomor team in March 2022 with over 6 years’ experience, primarily in residential design from planning input through to detailed design and construction. He studied at the University of Portsmouth attaining a BEng degree followed by a MSc both in Civil Engineering.

Liam is involved with all aspects of detailed design from external levels and cut and fill assessments, to securing technical approvals for sectional agreements and liaison with local authorities.

Paula Cullen

Paula Cullen, Senior Transport Planner

Paula joined the team in September 2020 and is a CIHT member with over 10 years’ experience in the sector. Having graduated from Nottingham Trent University, Paula has worked for consultancies across the South East, the Midlands, and the North East. Paula has also worked for several NGOs managing projects in conservation and education based in rural areas of Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Thailand, and Borneo. In her spare time, Paula enjoys travelling, scuba diving, the natural world and playing the guitar.

Judy Taylor

Judy Taylor, Executive Assistant

Judy joined the team in May 2016, and is responsible for a variety of tasks, from looking after the office including office supplies and equipment orders, to tracking sales invoices and controlling payroll to ensure our staff are paid on time every month. In addition, she liaises with accountants, HR and Health and Safety Officers, as well as ensuring we comply with Health and Safety Accreditations and have up to date insurance policies.

Lourdes Gascon Marco

Lourdes Gascon Marco, Technician

Lourdes joined the team in October 2019 and is a Civil Engineering Technician and member of the ICE with 26 years’ experience in the construction Industry.

Before joining Stomor, she undertook roles including Technical Coordinator and an Estimator for a contracting company.

As part of her role at Stomor, Lourdes assists and prepares technical drawings for a wide range of projects such as road designs, drainage strategies, Section 278 & 38 agreements, Means of Access Plans, Facilities Plans and Sustainable Transport Plans.

She enjoys spending time with her family and friends in her free time.

Eleonora Lepanto

Eleonora Lepanto, Civil Engineer

Eleonora started working for Stomor in October 2021, after previously undertaking summer work experience as Graduate Civil Engineer preparing technical drawings. After finishing her BSc in Civil and Environmental Engineering at University of Bologna, she moved to London and attained a MSc in Civil & Environmental Engineering at the University of West London. She is a graduate member of the ICE, working towards her professional qualifications.

Eleonora is a team player; she enjoys collaborating with colleagues to deliver the best outcomes.

Working primarily in detailed design, her day-to-day responsibilities include highway design, and adoptable and private drainage design with SuDS and external works/level design. She also provides technical drawings and modelling to support Flood Risk Assessments and Transport Assessments.

Noah Adams

Noah Adams, Graduate Transport Planner

Noah joined the team in January 2022 as a Graduate Transport Planner, not long after completing his studies at the University of Lincoln where he earned a First Class BA(Hons) degree in Geography. Noah is a versatile and adaptable planner whose main interest is in public transport, but with experience in transport assessments, travel plans, and access appraisals.

Katie Dalmon

Katie Dalmon, Business Development Manager and Graduate Flood Risk Consultant

Katie started working for Stomor in October 2022 as a Graduate Flood Risk Consultant. Since graduating from the University of Leicester with a BSc and MA in archaeology, Katie has worked as a commercial field archaeologist and osteoarchaeologist on several large infrastructure projects spanning the UK. She has been working on her PhD in osteoarchaeology at the University of Alba Iulia since 2018 and is due to complete her final defence in March 2023.

Her main roles at Stomor consist of preparing EA and LLFA compliant Flood Risk Assessments and assisting on technical drawings for a wide range of projects such as flood risk mapping and facilities plans, as well as seeking business development opportunities for Stomor through a variety of means.

Alex Haskins

Alex Haskins, Graduate Transport Planner

Alex joined the team in November 2022 as a Graduate Transport Planner, after completing his studies at the University of Portsmouth where he earned a first class BSc (Hons) degree in Geography.

josh

Josh Durham, Trainee Civil Engineer

Josh joined the Stomor team in May 2023 as a Trainee Civil Engineer. He has 4 years experience in highways design, starting out with the Development Implementation team at a county council. Here, he worked with Consultants to achieve technical approvals for their schemes, before moving into the detailed design teams.  This encouraged him to delve deeper into Civil Engineering, working predominantly on residential schemes.


His main role is to assist the team with producing Sections 278, 38 and 104 drawings, including modelling, in order to secure technical approvals for our clients.

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Clients

Clients currently include Local Authorities, Planners, Architects, Contractors, Developers and Land Owners. For public sector Clients we carry out extensive work in planning and feasibility, with a significant contribution to educational projects. Private Clients include individual land owners and builders as well as larger organisations, for whom we provide site appraisals, planning advice and detail design solutions.