About Us


We are an innovative, forward thinking engineering consultancy specializing in MEP, Environmental and Sustainability services across all sectors of property and construction industries.

We work alongside architects, developers, end users, designers and contractors on new build and refurbishment projects alike and collaborate with a single aim to achieve the best results and deliver a consistent, high quality service for our clients. 

Our current client base includes projects across the UK. 


We pride ourselves for being a small close-knit team of 13 highly experienced engineers (including 3 Directors). Our size allows us to dedicate ourselves on select projects and bring measurable support and benefits to our clients.

Our Directors come with a combined experience of over 60 years in MEP consulting industry delivering projects with MEP package values as small as £15,000 and exceeding £80mn across all major sectors. Cognizant of our size and client base, this nonetheless presents us with a unique opportunity to successfully deliver projects of varying sizes and complexities- from a single feasibility study/survey or small scale fit outs to MEP services delivery on medium and large scale projects.


Meet our team

Passionate about what we do, we thrive as a close-knit, open, flexible and professional group. This is reflected in our dynamic and motivated people collaborating with the project teams and always giving their best to clients.

Our Directors are fully involved in project designs and delivery from concept to completion and soft landing stages and pro-actively engage in the procurement and project management process bringing significant value to cost and programme on projects.

Matthew Bumpass

Managing Director

Matthew is a Chartered Electrical Engineer with over 30 years’ experience in Building Services Engineering in the UK and Overseas.

Matt founded Crayside Consulting with his business partner Kevin Hollingsworth in 2014 and has grown the practice in a strategic and sustained manner.

He has delivered a broad range of projects including railway stations, data centres, financial institutions, offices and shops, airports, private houses and numerous schools and university schemes. 

With over 6 years of experience in contracting prior to consulting, Matthew brings experience from both sides of the fence- a win win for our clients.

Kanan Shukla


Kanan comes with an extensive experience in building services and mission critical consulting engineering across a wide range of project sectors in the UK, Europe and USA.

An electrical engineer by education and primary skill set, Kanan is passionate about all aspects of engineering and construction in the built environment.

Over the years, he has worked on a wide range of small, large and mega scale projects including data centers, school and academies, universities and colleges, Cat A and Cat B fit office fit outs, commercial and mixed use schemes, retail, heritage/listed buildings, residential, specialist laboratories and modular buildings.

IAN Castle


Ian has nearly 40 years' worth of Civil Engineering, building & construction design experience, taking on major refurbishment and improvement projects. 

A lateral thinking Civil Engineer (rail structure biased), Ian is an established Project Manager & H&S practitioner with a broad experience in acting as CEM, CRE, DPE & Civils PE and PD. 

Ian's history of managing multi-disciplinary schemes has allowed him to develop a 'blue sky thinking' approach allowing him to simplify the most complicated of problems.