United Kingdom

Buro Happold was established in the UK in 1976 and our business has since grown and flourished in this market and we now have offices distributed across the country servicing the needs of our many clients from north to south and east to west.

Buro Happold is well placed to help the UK through some of the tough challenges it faces and is already working with many clients on designing and delivering bespoke and creative solutions that can create more value with less resource.  Our engineers are amongst the very best in the world and our skills can be transferred across sectors, delivering first class, elegant, sustainable solutions for clients and their projects in the UK.

As a practice of innovators, we maintain an active research and development program to ensure our clients get the very best the world can offer. Our global network connects our UK offices into global expertise and experience in all other offices around the world ensuring that we offer at each location the very best that our business can deliver.

Find out more about our services by contacting your local office, or speak to one of our specialists.

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Buro Happold

News

14/11/2013

Ahead of its official opening by the Queen, The Co-operative Group’s new head office in Manchester has been declared the most environmentally friendly new build in the world. One Angel Square has been awarded a score of 95.16%;...

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Buro Happold

Project

18/10/2013

Windsor House is student residence scheme in High Wycombe for the University of Buckinghamshire and is a refurbishment of a 1980s, three storey office block above an existing shopping centre. The refurbishment included...

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Buro Happold

Project

14/10/2013

Queen’s University Belfast has a long history of excellence in teaching, in research and in contributing to the educational, economic, social and cultural development of Northern Ireland. The Library forms an integral part...

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Mei Ren
Buro Happold

Blog

14/10/2013

As some of you may have already seen, the University of Manchester, the biggest campus based university in the UK, recently launched a procurement process for a £250m engineering campus, the single largest construction project...

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Conall Doherty
Buro Happold

News

11/10/2013

Two of Buro Happold’s young talents have been recognised for their contribution to the engineering industry with Conall Doherty and Will Holley both winning prestigious construction industry awards. Conall was awarded...

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University of Bristol
Buro Happold

Project

27/09/2013

Buro Happold formed part of the design and commissioning team for the state of the art Nano Science and Quantum Information Laboratory at the University of Bristol. The building, sited in the centre of Bristol, is home to an...

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HC GIS mapping
Happold Consulting

News

23/09/2013

Happold Consulting has developed an on-line GIS tool to map the location, type and status of almost 200 projects currently registered within the NSIPs planning system. Using publicly available data from both central government...

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One Angel Square
Buro Happold

Project

28/08/2013

One Angel Square, Manchester UK, the Co-op’s new head office achieved the highest interim score for a commercial office building under the BREEAM accreditation scheme, earning it the highly coveted status of BREEAM...

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The Library
Buro Happold

Project

23/07/2013

The refurbishment of the 1980s main University Library is part of the stunning new Forum centrepiece for the University of Exeter, that connects the existing main University Library with the existing Students Union building via a...

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Buro Happold

Project

19/07/2013

This pair of new buildings for St Antony’s College accommodates post graduate students and provides meeting and study space as well as a new entrance and Porters’ Lodge.  Buro Happold worked in close collaboration with...

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Alasdair Young presenting workshop
Buro Happold

Blog

05/02/2013

Our second event in the Energy Conversations series, Electric Blues

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Buro Happold

Project

12/05/2011

2013 will be seen as a significant year for the City of Birmingham with the opening of Britain's biggest ever public library. Situated in the heart of the city adjacent to Centenary Square, the new complex will replace the...

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Buro Happold

Project

05/05/2011

Buro Happold has concluded the first phase of Wembley Infrastructure (Phase One). We have been involved in the project since 2002 starting with a single project that has evolved into the company providing a wide cross-section of our services to find the right solutions to a series of challenging design issues.

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Buro Happold

Project

19/04/2011

A shimmering, transparent form sitting on the famous Lansdowne Road site, the Aviva Stadium offers Dublin both a visually spectacular venue and the first truly ‘responsive’ stadium building of its type in the world, its form and...

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Buro Happold

Project

19/04/2011

Designed around the theme of assembly and open debate, the Forum is a central part of the University of Exeter’s campus. The Forum Project saw several structures built or refurbished and enclosed under a stunning gridshell roof. As well as unifying these buildings and hosting a dramatic new reception, the roof shelters a range of state of the art teaching and discussion spaces.

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Mei Ren - Sustainability Champion award
Buro Happold

News

31/03/2014

Buro Happold technical director, Mei Ren, has won the Sustainability Champion award at the NCE/ACE Consultants of the Year Awards 2014, announced at a prestigious ceremony held at Claridge's, London on Friday 21st Mar

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Old clothes: where does it all go?
Happold Consulting

Blog

19/03/2014

Have you ever wondered what happens to the old clothes that you drop off at the local charity shop, or clothes recycling bins? Ever looked at a torn item of clothing and thought “that’s not going to be useful to anyone” a

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Buro Happold

Blog

18/03/2014

Resilience is defined as the ability to prepare for, adapt to and quickly rebound from shocks and stresses. Building resilience is about making people, communities and systems better prepared to withstand catastroph

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Buro Happold

Event

14/03/2014

Buro Happold Partner, Patrick Smallbone will be speaking at the RICS Scotland Dilapidations Conference 2014 on the 29 May, 2014.  Dilapidations are a busy and growing area in the Scottish market and surveyors need to keep...

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Theatres Trust Conference
Buro Happold

Event

14/03/2014

Buro Happold representatives, Stephen Jolly and Andrew Wylie will be attending the Theatres Trust’s 8th annual conference, entitled Community Theatres. Buro Happold will also be a Gallery Sponsor at the conference, held on 28th...

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INSIGHT into Happold Lighting
Buro Happold

Blog

04/03/2014

Happold Lighting’s INSIGHT exhibition, which showcases the team’s fantastic project work in a series of vivid presentations, is currently on show at 71 Newman Street, London. The te

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Buro Happold

Blog

27/02/2014

At the Scottish Low Carbon Infrastructure Investment Conference there was a positive note from the investors side when discussing the funding opportunities available to projects. What appeared to be said is that, be

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Living City model
Buro Happold

News

21/02/2014

The debate on smart buildings has been lingering on for the past decade, highlighting opportunity for efficient, resilient infrastructure and transportation networks and increasing city to city connectivity betwe

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Lindsey Malcolm
Buro Happold

Blog

21/01/2014

As a member of Buro Happold’s Sustainability and Physics team, I’ve spent over six years working as a professional engineer. During this time I’ve come to realise that I’m working in an industry full of challenges but al

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Flooding
Buro Happold

Blog

10/01/2014

While the recent storms buffeting the UK can’t be compared, in terms of quantum of impact, to the recent polar vortex in North America or the devastating typhoon that hit the Philippines in November 2013, they have on

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WA100 2014
Buro Happold

News

03/01/2014

Buro Happold is delighted to announce that the consultancy has been voted the top service engineer and the number two structural engineer

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The National Infrastructure Plan: Water, Waste and Flooding
Buro Happold

Blog

20/12/2013

In December 2013 the UK Government published its latest National Infrastructure Plan, and in response we're posting a series of blogs which highlight those aspects that caught our attention. In this our fourth and last blog...

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Communications and Intellectual Capital
Buro Happold

Blog

18/12/2013

In December 2013 the UK Government published its latest National Infrastructure Plan, and in response we're posting a series of blogs which highlight those aspects that caught our attention. In our third blog we look at wh

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Air UK – the hub of the debate?
Buro Happold

News

18/12/2013

Even with the Davis Commission there is a major question the UK still seems unable to face up to; do we need a large hub airport in the UK to remain appropriately connected to the rest of the world? The general consensus

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Y magazine - Issue two
Buro Happold

News

02/12/2013

What image do you conjure up in your mind if we say the word ‘engineer’ to you? Stereotypical responses cover anything from a backroom geek or hands-on practitioner, to dashing larger than life orchestrators of the great leaps...

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Buro Happold

News

21/11/2013

Congratulations to Paul Westbury who was announced the ACE (Association for Consultancy and Engineering) CEO of the Year at the association’s centenary  gala awards and dinner, held in London this week. Paul was originally...

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Buro Happold

Video

18/11/2011

Listen to Professor Cook talk about his innovative work on Dresden Station

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