5 Engineering Companies in Bristol to Know

Bristol’s engineering sector drives innovation within the United Kingdom and all over the world.

Written by Margo Steines
Published on Nov. 15, 2023
5 Engineering Companies in Bristol to Know
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Engineering is a major economic contributor throughout the United Kingdom, with businesses across the sector employing millions of professionals. Here in the West of England, Bristol is driving engineering innovation, attracting top companies and producing quality STEM graduates from its academic institutions. Here are some engineering companies in Bristol working on major projects from transportation to environmental services and other critical areas.

Top Engineering Companies in Bristol

  • Arup
  • WSP
  • Skanska
  • CampbellReith
  • Stantec


Engineering Companies in Bristol to Know

Arup is a professional services firm that specializes in sustainable development and engineering, most notably structural, infrastructural and architectural. One of the company’s early projects, back in the 1950s, was the structural design of the iconic Sydney Opera House, and it has been working on high-profile projects ever since. 

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WSP is an engineering and professional services firm that serves Ireland and the United Kingdom, providing consulting services in transportation and infrastructure, property development, environmental engineering and the energy sector. Its in-house civil and structural engineers have worked on bridge, maritime, tunnel and rail and transit projects.

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Skanska is a behemoth project development and construction company, responsible for some of the largest and most ambitious building sites around the world, including the United Nations headquarters and the World Trade Center transportation hub. It works on every stage of a building’s process, from development and engineering through construction.  

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CampbellReith is an engineering firm that specializes in structural, civil, geotechnical and environmental engineering, with expertise in highways and transportation services. It also works on contaminated land remediation projects. Building information modeling and geographical information systems are core aspects of CampbellReith’s approach to digitizing complex projects. 

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Stantec offers a wide range of building-related services, from architectural and interior design and construction management to environmental services and geotechnical engineering. Its global projects have focused on fields such as coastal resilience and smart cities. The company also operates a digital brand, Stantec.io, which brings together all the aspects of its service portfolio.  

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Rose Velazquez contributed reporting to this story.

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