Architects, Planning and Design
The government has designated the Bristol city region as a "national growth point". Major projects with a total value of £3 billion are presently under construction or in the pipeline up to 2012 and the private and public sectors are committed to achieveing this growth in a manner befitting Bristol's status as a Green Capital in Europe. As a result Bristol is well served by both national and local architects with an enviable reputation for sustainable design and construction.
Atkins is one of the world's leading engineering and design consultancies. Their Bristol office is in Aztec West.
AWW are architects, masterplanners, interior designers and technologists employing 61 people at their head office in the centre of Bristol.
Barton Willmore is a national firm of independent Town Planning Consultants, master planners, architects and landscape designers with 9 offices in the UK plus an International Company.
Ferguson Mann Architects has a national reputation for award-winning architecture, urban design, conservation and creative regeneration. They create and conserve special buildings and places, always guided by principles of sustainability.
Quattro Design Architects was established by four directors in 1984. They are an architectural practice with city centre offices in Bristol and Gloucester now employing over 40 staff in the two offices, working in the south west and midlands regions.
Stride Treglown are a 'Top 20' practice of architects with offices throughout the UK and Abu Dhabi. They have around 150 members of staff in Bristol and provide a comprehensive package of design and added value services which support both private and public sector clients.
WYG Planning & Design is the largest planning consultancy in the South West offering a strong and dynamic team of chartered town planners with a proven track record.
Robert Fenner moved to Bristol from Grayling's London office in July 2008. "It was a really good move for me," he says. "The energy in business here is as dynamic as anywhere else, and the quality of life is so much better. Bristol has an identity of its own, and the South-West is a great place to be - whether as a next step or as a starting point in a public relations career. I'd recommend it to anyone."