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London Olympic Aquatic Centre – With its distinctive architecture and focus on legacy use, the Aquatics Centre was designed to be sustainable.

Arup was founded by Ove Arup in 1946. Our work addresses every aspect of the built environment, from initial planning and advisory services, through building design and structural engineering. We are a community of collaborators, bringing together over 90 disciplines to help realise our clients’ commercial goals. In the UK we’re at the forefront of developing new transport systems like Crossrail or Heathrow Terminal 5, producing inspiring workplaces like Whitecollar Factory, and helping cities prepare for climate change. From sound investment decisions to innovative bridge designs, clients come to Arup for our creativity and technical excellence.

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15Offices across the United Kingdom

4,837Members of staff in the UK

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With a rapidly growing population, Victorian-built infrastructure and a unique blend of old and new buildings, London projects are rarely straightforward. New structures are designed around the urban fabric, and the conservation and retrofitting of existing buildings and infrastructure is common.

Our projects often have a lasting legacy for the city such as the London 2012 Olympic Games and Crossrail which will help ease the pressure on the capital’s transport network by increasing London’s rail capacity by 10%.

The firm’s portfolio includes engineering, planning and advisory services on signature buildings such as Europe’s largest research centre, the Francis Crick Institute, the Tate Modern’s Switch House as well as the Shard.

Refurbishments such as the Royal Opera House and the British Museum show the firm’s range of consulting services and expertise in heritage buildings.

London has been our home since 1946, and we have been working to help the city meet its unique challenges – from strategically planning London’s infrastructure needs up to 2050, to thinking of creative new ideas for the next phase of growth, whilst working with major landowners to increase green space in the West End.

How we design and manage cities has a huge impact on our quality of life. So we’ve also been investing in research which explores the built environment’s vital role in shaping human-centred places and systems.

Tim Chapman

13 Fitzroy Street
London W1T 4BQ
United Kingdom london@arup.com +44 (0) 20 7636 1531 London, local time - 4:43 AM View on Google maps