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Coal Drops Yard – Transforming a disused industrial space into a vibrant shopping destination with high-quality public realm.

Arup was founded by Ove Arup in 1946. Today, we are 6,000 strong in the UK, working on local, national and international projects. We are a professional services firm with a focus on the built environment and we work closely and collaboratively with our clients to develop the solutions they need today – and tomorrow. We bring deep expertise in strategy, design, planning and engineering, and our project portfolio ranges from the UK Government’s heat decarbonisation programme, to the design of new cancer treatment centres and playing a central role in engineering a more resilient rail network.

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Arup has been at the heart of London’s development since 1946, when our firm was founded. London is our global headquarters and is home to more than 2,500 of our designers, engineers, digital experts and technical advisors, bringing together all our key disciplines to solve our clients’ most complex challenges. 

London is the location of many of our most ground-breaking projects including the redevelopment of King’s Cross and London 2012. We continue to shape the city through buildings and infrastructure projects across transport, energy, and water. Our people share knowledge globally and deliver locally, with a deep understanding of London and the people living and working here. We work closely with the Greater London Authority, local boroughs and communities, developers and investors to harness the most valuable opportunities for the city and collaborate in creating a better future.

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