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