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Technical Services Department


This department is headed by the Chief Executive, Technical Services. The department provides technical support to the government and other departments in a number of areas, acting as an in-house consultants and project managers.

Contact details

Technical Services Department
Joshua Hassan House
Secretarys Lane

Chief Executive: 20059811
General Enquiries: 20059800
Fax: 20040386


The Technical Services Department is divided into the following sections:

Engineering & Design

This section brings together several disciplines including civil engineers, architects and quantity surveyors to deliver for government the following:

  • The preparation of designs, specifications, contract documents, bills of quantities and details for government capital works, including coastal defence works, rock-fall protection measures, sewerage works, highways and retaining walls.
  • The preparation and organisation of works programmes and the project management of contracts.
  • Advising the Building Control Section on building applications with regard to civil engineering, highways and architectural matters.

The section also includes the department's drawing office and the clerks of works, both of which provide direct support to all disciplines in developing designs and their subsequent delivery on site respectively.

Contact details:

Technical Services Department
Joshua Hassan House
Secretary's Lane

Senior Civil Engineer: 20067285
Senior Architect: 20059812
Senior Quantity Surveyor Line 1: 20059818
Senior Quantity Surveyor Line 2: 20042370
Drawing Office: 20059800
Materials Laboratory Unit: 20072421


The Garage & Workshop Section currently part of GMES Ltd for administrative purposes is responsible for the maintenance of the government's fleet of vehicles,undertaking all the upkeep and maintenance of such vehicles, including the purchasing of spares, mechanical and auto-electrical work. The section is also responsible for administering fuel to all government vehicles.

Contact details:

Garage & Workshop
Waterport Road

Senior Mechanical Engineer: 20059825
Garage & Workshop Manager: 20077294
Fax: 20040273


The Highways Section is directly responsible for the maintenance and development of the public highway, including signage, road markings, street furniture & traffic management.

This section also co-ordinates all roadworks undertaken on the public highway by utility service providers, contractors and developers paying particular attention to health & safety and traffic implications.

The necessary forms and information to undertake roadworks are:

Further information on the correct placement of temporary signage & road markings for roadworks can be obtained from the Section.

Contact details:

Unit 90 New Harbours
Rosia Road

General Enquiries / Reports : 20042098
Highways Engineer: 20050913
Highways Inspectorate Line 1: 20050916
Highways Inspectorate Line 2: 20050918
Highways Inspectorate Line 3: 20052936
Trench Inspector: 20051525
Fax: 20050917

Infrastructure & Sewers

This section is responsible for the maintenance of all public sewerage drainage systems (stormwater and sewers). It also undertakes a co-ordinating role on new projects with other utility services providers.

Contact details:

Lathbury Barracks
Parade Ground

Senior Infrastructure Engineer: 20050608
Infrastructure Engineer: 20050914
Assistant Infrastructure Engineer Line 1: 20077506
Assistant Infrastructure Engineer Line 2: 20045617
After Hours Emergency: 56000433
Fax: 2005091

Geographical Information System (GIS)

With the development of digital geographical information as an integral platform for data management it has become vital to ensure that an accurate digital map of Gibraltar is available. The department has responsibility for maintaining the base map, which is the foundation of any GIS, up to date.

The digital map and aerial photograph can be accessed by the public at

Contact details:

Joshua Hassan House
Secretary's Lane

GLIS Coordinator: 20059814