Our Story

HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt Group is the UK’s leading independent multidisciplinary engineering consultancy, providing solutions for the built environment. Established in the UK in 1968 as a trusted advisor, we deliver engineering solutions for clients worldwide.

The success of the HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt Group is built on our commitment to adding value beyond engineering. The company has grown and expanded its offering over time with the acquisition of complementary businesses including HDR | Andrew Reid, HDR | Bradbrook Consulting and HDR | Concentre Consulting. The company continues to grow its turnover organically.

We have over 500 staff located throughout our 10 office locations, delivering projects worldwide. The Group is Headquartered in London, with six other offices across the UK, in addition to offices in Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore and Sydney.

In 2019, we joined HDR, whose core businesses’ encompass; Transport, Water, Resources, Defence, Architecture and Building Services Engineering. Together the two firms represent more than 10,000 employees in over 200 locations around the world, and significantly increase our Building Engineering Services to more than 1,200 employees.

Group Facts

  • Independent private engineering group
  • Largest independent multidisciplinary engineering business in the UK
  • 100% management shareholders
  • Established 1968, HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt Group has been trading for over 50 years
  • 10 offices worldwide
  • Over £5bn ($8bn) engineering projects delivered annually
  • Working in over 50 countries in 16 sectors

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