chapmanbdsp signs agreement with Hamdan Consulting Office

Engineering practices chapmanbdsp and Hamdan Consulting Office (HCO) have signed a collaboration agreement for projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).

The arrangement significantly increases both companies’ capacity to bid for, and deliver, projects in KSA by combining chapmanbdsp’s award-winning MEP engineering and environmental design team with HCO’s renowned engineering and project managing skills.

The companies have collaborated on projects in the region for many years and the new arrangement will see the 180 HCO engineers operating in the region complemented by chapmanbdsp designers operating from KSA, the UAE and London.

Together, the new partnership will be able to offer clients a full-suite of design solutions, from project concept to completion, delivered through one team that is fully compliant with regional laws.

The new team is already working on 12 live projects in KSA for a high-profile client in the leisure industry, providing full pre-and-post contract design, approvals and authorities liaison support and full site supervision.

Ray Upjohn, Chief Executive of chapmanbdsp, said: ‘After working together with HCO for seven years we are delighted to enter into this agreement. It means we now have a compelling offer for clients; a full range of design solutions delivered through one team.’

Simon Baines, General Manager of HCO, said: ‘HCO is delighted to have developed and formalised the already successful working partnership and delivery of projects in KSA with chapmanbdsp. Together, we provide a turn-key solution for total design and project delivery, international and local expertise interlinked. It’s an exciting chapter now for the continued workload expansion in KSA for HCO and chapmanbdsp.’

About the companies:

chapmanbdsp is an independent design consultancy specialising in building services engineering and environmental design. It has delivered world-class projects in 30 countries across a range of sectors.

Hamdan Consulting Office (HCO) is a licensed engineering company, registered in KSA. It provides multi-disciplinary architectural, engineering and project management consultancy services to clients in the private, industrial and commercial sectors.

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chapmanbdsp signs agreement with Hamdan Consulting Office