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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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16Offices across the United Kingdom

Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year 2018 - Management Consultancies Association

Placed in the Top Three of New Civil Engineer's Companies of the Year ranking for four consecutive years

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Our Arup Belfast team leads on the engineering design of building, highways, rail and water-industry projects across Northern Ireland. We also undertake strategic planning, economic appraisal and business case development commissions linked to significant urban and region-wide infrastructure and resilience projects. Arup Belfast’s ability to combine core services, such as town and country planning, civil engineering or project management, with specialist technical expertise in areas such as digitalisation, remote sensing, structural fire engineering and placemaking, allows us to offer clients greater flexibility and more value.

Our business in Northern Ireland is strongly connected to Arup’s global network of offices and technical leaders, allowing us to draw on skills from across the UK, Ireland and further afield when doing so will offer our clients unique value. Arup is a UK Living Wage employer and a committed supporter of Northern Irish and UK-wide apprenticeship and graduate programmes.

Paul Johnston

Bedford House
16-22 Bedford Street,
United Kingdom [email protected] +44 (0) 28 9089 0900 Belfast, local time - 7:25 PM View on Google Maps