Transforming the built environment towards a better, more sustainable future

Established in 1990 as a single-discipline structural engineering practice, BWB has evolved into one of the UK’s leading multi-disciplinary engineering and environmental consultancies.   We leverage cutting-edge technology, deep technical expertise, and the commitment defined by our mission to care, integrate, transform and challenge to deliver exceptional projects for our Clients.

Discover the BWB difference and join us to help shape a sustainable world with innovative engineering solutions and an environmentally responsible approach.

Our story


BWB is placed in the UK’s Top 150 Consultants

BWB is ranked 36th in the Top 150 Consultants list and 25th in the Top 50 Engineers in Building Magazine’s industry rankings 2023.


Best Large UK Consultancy

BWB are named Best Large UK Consultancy at the ACE’s Consultancy & Engineering Awards and, despite our modest size, we compete successfully in the Premier League of UK Consultants, many of whom are long-established global businesses. “Punching above our weight” is a compliment we are truly proud of and work very hard to maintain.


Investors in People Platinum

BWB retains its Investors in People Platinum status -the only UK engineering consultancy to hold this highly prestigious accreditation.


A Top 100 Company

BWB “changes track” to become part of the CAF Group and establishes our Rail Group. We are named a Sunday Times Top 100 Company to Work For, and Deetu wins the ACE’s Technology Champion Award


What if we tried things differently?

We move to new office at London Bridge and set up Deetu to challenge convention and “do things differently.”


Winner of Winners

BWB scoops 3 Awards, including the “Winner of Winners” Diamond Award at the prestigious ACE Consultancy & Engineering Awards


Remaining an owner-managed business

BWB’s Leadership Team undertakes a Management Buy Out to ensure the business remains owner-managed. A new office is established in Manchester


Growth and Expansion

We enter the new Millenium with ambitious plans for growth and diversification …. and a new office in Birmingham and plans for another in Leeds


From humble beginnings

BWB is founded in Nottingham as a Civil and Structural Engineering Company.