Albion 2, 2nd Floor, Albion Square, Swingpump Lane, Whitehaven, Cumbria, CA28 7NE , United Kingdon
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Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. 

Founded in 1946 with an enduring set of values, our unique trust ownership fosters a distinctive culture and an intellectual independence that encourages collaborative working. This is reflected in everything we do, allowing us to develop meaningful ideas, help shape agendas and deliver results that frequently surpass the expectations of our clients.

The firm, which is wholly owned in trust for the benefit of its employees, enjoys total financial independence and has a global annual turnover in excess of £950 million. All profits, after provision for prudent reserves, are distributed to the staff. A substantial proportion of the firm's income is devoted to improving its technical standards through the continuing professional development of its members and by developing new techniques of engineering design and management.


Arup works in multiple Markets across the globe.  In the energy sector, we work across the whole energy chain, from supply to demand, including the connecting infrastructure. In the energy supply market we offer skills and services from exploration to transmission and distribution of hydrocarbon, nuclear, alternative and renewable projects. In energy demand markets we advise clients on energy efficiency, cost and demand reduction and carbon management strategies.

Arup’s Foresight, Innovation and Incubation team, invest heavily in research that helps us identify and understand the issues which are most likely to have a major impact upon society, governments and businesses.

Recently, Sellafield Ltd selected Morgan Sindall and Arup in joint venture as its preferred delivery partner for the Infrastructure Strategic Alliance (ISA) contract to provide a range of essential infrastructure asset services to the Sellafield site.


Arup is the creative force at the heart of many of the world’s most prominent projects in the built environment and across industry. We provide the engineering and related consultancy services necessary to every stage of the project, from inception to completion

  • Building Design – Arup’s ambitious building projects are what the firm is known for worldwide
  • Economics & Planning - Creating sustainable, efficient and culturally-appropriate businesses and places
  • Infrastructure Design - Delivering innovative world-class infrastructure projects across the globe
  • Management Consulting - Creative, practical advice and consultancy that improves business performance
  • Specialist Technical Services - An unparalleled range of services to address complex engineering and environmental problems

Where to find us

Contact Name: Michael Osborne

Telephone: 0113 237 8217


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