Head office

WSP House, 70 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1AF
020 7314 5111
020 7314 5000

Company profile

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is one of the world’s leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We bring together our 34,500 employees, based in more than 500 offices, across 40 countries, to provide engineering and multidisciplinary services in a vast array of industry sectors, with a focus on technical excellence and client service.

We see possibilities, not problems

With 32,000 specialists at hand ready to understand your requirements, we seek to In the UK, 5,150 people provide consultancy services to all aspects of the built and natural environment working across both the public and private sectors, with local and national government, local authorities, developers, contractors and co-professionals. 

Our teams aim to be one step ahead, so that we can offer up to date and innovative solutions to every challenge. With one of the largest development and transport planning teams in the UK, we are leading the way in street design concepts and movement frameworks. Our transport and infrastructure teams are behind some of the most exciting and transformative projects in the UK’s changing rail and road network, including the complex redevelopment of London Bridge Station and Crossrail Bond Street.

The combined business has been involved in many high profile UK projects including the Shard, HS2, New South Glasgow Hospital, Birmingham’s Bullring shopping centre, Manchester Metrolink and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network. From the tallest buildings to the most complex rail projects, we delivered our clients’ aspirations.

UK projects 

  • Manchester Metrolink – delivery partners for Transport for Greater Manchester’s extensions and enhancement programme since 2007
  • Galloper Offshore Wind Farm – providing quality inspection on the £1.5bn renewable project, which will generate clean energy for 336,000 UK homes
  • 22 Bishopsgate – providing a full range of consultancy services to the tallest building in London’s financial district, which will create a high quality environment for over 12,000 people
  • High Speed 2 – after bringing innovation and cutting edge design to the 
  • Phase 1, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed to deliver Phase 2 railway systems designs and engineering 
  • London Paramount Entertainment Resort – providing transport planning for a £2bn movie-themed resort with up to 15 million expected visitors a year
  • Highways CDF framework – acting as lead consultant on a £500,000 study aimed at strengthening North East-North West road links as part of the Government’s Road Investment Strategy
  • Bond Street Station, London – providing detailed design for this key station, part of Europe’s biggest infrastructure project, Crossrail
  • International projects 
  • California High-Speed Rail, United States – providing programme management, integration and delivery to the first high-speed rail system in the USA
  • Royal Atlantis, Dubai – creating a unique addition to the Dubai skyline with engineering consultancy services on the US$1.4 billion resort expansion
  • Power Distribution Plan, Ethiopia – creating a road map that will significantly improve Ethiopia’s power network and keep pace with their economic growth
  • Phoenix Towers, China – providing the structural design for the world’s largest pair of towers, reaching 1km high and set on an island in one of Wuhan’s largest lakes


  • Consultant of the Year, Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2015
  • Best Service Engineer, World Architecture 100 
  • Engineering Consultancy of the Year, Building Awards 2015
  • Greatest Contribution to London, Victoria Line Upgrade, ICE Awards 2014
  • Most Improved System, Manchester Metrolink, National Light Rail Awards 2014
  • UK project winner, Beaminster Tunnel, Ground Engineering Awards 2014
  • ACE’s European CEO of the Year 2014 Award (Mark Naysmith)