Capita Symonds’ roots in the South
West stretch back to the 1960s when Percy Thomas Architects
(acquired by Capita Symonds in 2004) designed the landmark Clifton
Since then the company has grown rapidly and
now employs nearly 300 local staff across six offices. It also
plays a key role in the local community, being involved in a range
of fundraising events as well as being proud sponsor of Bristol
Rugby for many years.
In 2009 we acquired Corsham-based MMB
Associates, a specialist in the development, implementation,
operation and management of Intelligent Transport Systems on the UK
motorway and trunk road network, while in 2010 we acquired leading
local healthcare consultancy Inventures, with its head office in
Capita Symonds also has a 15-year strategic partnership with
Swindon Borough Council which launched in 2007 and employs 70
We’ve worked on a number of important local
- Finzels Reach: Capita
Symonds is providing project and cost management services on this
£255m scheme which will provide a thriving cultural, social and
retail centre in the heart of Bristol city centre.
- University of Bristol
Nanoscience & Quantum Information Building
(NSQI): Capita Symonds provided project management and
architectural services on the laboratories where vibration and
acoustic noise levels are among the lowest ever achieved.
- MoD Abbey Wood, Filton,
Bristol: Capita Symonds provided project
management and architectural services on the Procurement Executive
at Abbey Wood, Bristol, which houses the Ministry of Defence’s
professional procurement arm, responsible for buying equipment for
Britain’s Armed Forces from Trident submarines to radio sets.
- Project Armada, Devonport,
Plymouth: Project Armada provided 1600 single bed
accommodation units for junior and senior ratings in both new and
refurbished buildings in an historic setting together with messing
and ancillary facilities. The development is currently being added
to with new Help for Heroes rehabilitation accommodation.
- Cabot Circus, Bristol
(pictured): Capita Symonds provided transport planning and
highway engineering design services on the £600m Cabot Circus
shopping centre and mixed-use development in Bristol.
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