New offices mark growth for Wallace Whittle

L-R: Paul Dean and Darren Wright of Wallace Whittle

Engineering consultancy Wallace Whittle – which has more than 140 staff across eight regional bases in the UK – is opening its doors in Manchester and Birmingham as part of a strategic expansion of its national presence.

The firm is targeting geographical growth as part of its plans to develop the business, with a focus on regional offices in England having long been established in Scotland and the Republic of Ireland. 

The new bases will help serve its growing portfolio of projects, which includes Kadans Life Sciences Manchester, The Store Hotel in Oxford, Victoria Infirmary in Northwich and the Boddingtons Manchester residential development.

The Birmingham office will be led by newly appointed director Darren Wright, while the Manchester office is headed by Paul Dean, who has played a key role in the business’ expansion in recent years.

Allan McGill, managing director at Wallace Whittle, said: “The opening of new offices in Birmingham and Manchester underscores Wallace Whittle's commitment to delivering innovative solutions and exceptional quality to clients nationwide.

“These expansions signify a pivotal juncture for our company as we execute our growth strategies and extend our reach across the UK. 

“Growth in England is pivotal to our next level aspirations for the company, and we are steadfast in our commitment to becoming a prominent player in the region.”

Heading up the Birmingham office, Wright brings more than 20 years’ experience across MEP contractor, local authority and design consultancy settings, and will leverage his knowledge of the region to spearhead the establishment and growth of the office.

Operations in Manchester will be overseen by Paul Dean, who will remain as lead of the business’ Warrington office while also heading the new city centre space. 


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