An independent firm of consulting engineers who provide a tailored solution to any project, throughout the UK.

Supporting clients from pre-planning stage through to delivery on site.

Our team of chartered structural and civil engineers support clients from pre-planning stage through to delivery on site. We undertake projects across all sectors including; residential, industrial, education, healthcare, energy and waste, leisure, retail and commercial.

Structural Engineering

Civil Engineering

Special Projects

Structural Engineering

HBL was founded on structural engineering in 1991 and it is still at the heart of business today.

We are passionate about engineering, applying our experience to the most complex challenges to make them simple for our clients to achieve.

Our expertise spans structural projects of all types from theme parks and attractions to energy & waste, Industrial, commercial, retail, private super homes, housing developments and education projects.

We have a team of highly skilled individuals that provide specialist strategic advice from project inception, through to successful detailed delivery for construction and handover.

Combining a unique blend of analytical knowledge and creative skill, we work collaboratively with the design team to develop buildable engineering solutions which are commercially considered.

Civil Engineering

HBL Associates combine experience and innovative thinking to produce practical and cost effective solutions for all aspects of infrastructure design. As a multi-disciplinary consultancy, we often act as both civil and structural engineers on projects ensuring a joined-up and collaborative approach.

We provide early stage concept through to detailed design for below ground drainage works across our complete project portfolio leading to innovative Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SuDS) strategies, flood risk assessments and management assessments.

Our team of engineers provide a multitude of services which can be tailored to the individual project and the associated RIBA work stage. We use the latest industry software within the development of our designs, which offers numerous benefits including the ability to interface with all members of the design team to provide coordinated solutions.

Special Projects

At HBL Associates we strive to make the most complex of engineering challenges as simple as possible for our clients and contractors. This approach, combined with our wealth of knowledge and experience has led to HBL becoming a UK leading engineering consultancy in some of the most unique and challenging sectors.

We pride ourselves on offering an engineering service that others cannot, a combination of our unique engineering experience alongside a dedication to deliver buildable and commercially considered solutions.

Our special projects designs to date include;

  • Largest extension to LEGOLAND Windsor in its 25 year history, including the UK’s first ever flying theatre

  • UK’s only wing rollercoaster – The Swarm at Thorpe Park

  • The Bear Grylls Adventure – including the tallest high ropes course in Europe and a shark dive experience

  • Derren Brown’s Ghost Train at Thorpe Park

  • Marine Mammal Rescue Centre at the National SEALIFE centre in Birmingham

  • I’m a Celebrity…Jungle Challenge at MediaCityUK, Salford