UK Top 100 Construction Consultancy acquire Civil and Structural Engineering Counterpart

One of the UK’s leading construction consultancies, Bailey Partnership, has acquired 16 strong, Exeter-based BSW Consulting, a long established Civil and Structural Engineering practice from Parkwood Group.

Bailey Partnership is a UK top 100 consultancy with four offices across the South in Plymouth, Exeter, Bristol and Sevenoaks and currently employs over 90 people.

The transaction adds the full range of civil and structural engineering services to Bailey Partnership’s offering and further strengthens and enhances its position as a sector leader and broadens and adds further diversity to its client base across the Public and Private sectors.

Bailey Partnership  is confident that the combination of the two teams will open up new markets and opportunities for them both whilst further ensuring effective and coordinated project delivery from inception through to completion.

“This is truly an exciting time for both consultancies.” said Simon Zawada, Managing Partner at Bailey Partnership: “BSW bring with them an excellent reputation in the field of Structural Engineering and combined with Bailey Partnerships renowned Multi Disciplinary expertise our position in this popular and competitive market is consolidated and well placed above others. We look forward to working with our existing and new clients providing a ‘one stop’ service that meets all those ambitious and challenging project requirements with exemplary service delivery that is the foundation of both Bailey Partnership and BSW.”

Quote from Mike Fisher, Partner at Bailey Partnership: “The Practice currently provides architecture, interior design, town planning, building services engineering, quantity surveying, building surveying, cost consultancy, project management and CDM services. The addition of a broad based civil and structural consultancy team enables us to offer a truly multi-disciplinary service in-house.  Having worked successfully with BSW for many years we knew that we share a similar culture and ethos and with both practices being at the forefront of the use of BIM , the full in house design capability will be enhanced.”

He added: “We are building a fully collaborative Practice that really supports the industry that we work within. The acquisition will bring great advantages to the projects that we work on including greater efficiency and coordination. This new capability opens up new clients and markets where we do not currently operate, which is very exciting.”

Bernard Bonfiglio, Director from BSW said: “We are incredibly excited to join Bailey Partnership. This opportunity infuses our team with greater expertise, services and resources that we can offer to our clients, and it enables us to provide our staff with increased opportunities to work on a diverse range projects.”

Established in 1971 Bailey Partnership’s portfolio spans commercial and retail, education and higher education, healthcare, heritage, leisure, industrial, residential developments and the public sector including Defense and Custodial projects.


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