Stantec plans new UK acquisition

Design firm, Stantec, has unveiled moves to expand its UK presence with its planned acquisition of Reading-based Peter Brett Associates LLP (PBA).The deal is expected to close in September.

According to Stantec, PBA, which has 14 offices in the UK and three across Central Europe, has more than 50 years of project experience in key regional markets, including energy and waste and water sectors. Since 2010, the firm has been working on the Thames Tideway Tunnel project.

More than 10 per cent of Stantec’s 22,000 staff are based in the UK.