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Peter Brett Associates

Contact Elaine Richmond
(Environmental Director)
10 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4NT
Tel: +44 207 566 8600
Company Background

Peter Brett Associates LLP (PBA) is a leading development and infrastructure consultancy. We employ 700 people in 17 office locations across the UK, and we have an associated company in Prague that serves central European markets. We offer consultancy services across five main areas: Planning, Environment, Transport, Civil Engineering and Buildings. PBA’s environmental services cover: acoustics and air quality, contaminated land, ecology, energy services, EIA, environmental management, flood risk assessments/ modelling, ground engineering / geotechnics, land instability, landscape, lakes and reservoirs, sustainability, waste and resource management, and water level management. We help shape high-quality schemes that optimise environmental performance and commercial outcomes whilst delivering lasting benefits for local communities. Our recent projects include: Thames Tideway Tunnel, Lewisham Gateway, The Rookery Energy Park, Green Park Business Park in Reading, The Landing in Maidenhead and Desborough Solar Farm in Northampton.

UK branch offices


UK group staff 678
UK environmental services staff 280
UK environmental consulting staff 270
Work Area Details
  • Air quality
  • Climate change & energy
  • Contaminated land/remediation
  • Ecological/landscape services
  • EIA & sustainable development
  • Env. liabilities, risks & hazards
  • Env. management & compliance
  • Env. noise/vibration
  • Env./sustainability policy & strategy
  • Waste management/recycling
  • Water quality & resource management
  • Other services

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