RPS is engaged on the successful delivery of the $440 million Elizabeth Quay development in Perth, Australia.
RPS is working with Dublin City Council to help deliver a new bridge over the River Liffey.
RPS is helping the city of Houston revolutionise its appraoch to stormwater management.

RPS has grown into one of the world’s pre-eminent consultancies by underpinning our local connections with the resources and knowledge of an international business.

We employ more than 5000 people across Europe, North America and the Australia Asia Pacific regions.

We strive to deliver value for money for our clients by promoting a culture which ensures best practice, responsibility, accountability and effective communication. We support this by providing high quality systems, resources and training infrastructure within a well financed organisation.

Delivering focused and cost-effective advice on both well understood problems and emerging challenges enables us to maintain long-standing partnerships with our clients.

As the world around us changes RPS responds by developing the range of its services. We have a unique group of talented staff who operate in multidisciplinary teams, providing creative and cost effective solutions for the increasingly complex problems facing our clients.

RPS has a reputation for meeting the challenges posed by large complex projects and problems and conducting business in an open and responsible manner. RPS staff hold memberships in more than 250 professional bodies across the world, as well as numerous highly respected, senior advisory and professional posts.

RPS conducts business in a responsible, safe and sustainable manner, through effective interaction with our clients and suppliers, the wider community and the environment.

Project Highlights

Dublin Port, Ireland

RPS assisted Dublin Port Company to develop and deliver the €230million Alexandra Basin Redevelopment Project, the largest port related infrastructure project in the history of the Irish State. The project will enable Ireland’s premier port to double its trade capacity to 60 million tonnes per annum by 2040. It will also enable the largest cruise liners in the world to safely berth in the River Liffey Channel at the heart of Dublin City.

Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station, UK

Supporting arguably the most contentious planning application of its time, RPS provided strategic planning advice to EDF for the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant and undertook other applications for associated development. We are currently and have been involved in, planning related matters for other new nuclear facilities for EDF at Sizewell, EOn at Oldbury and NuGen at Moorside.

Gorgon Gas Project, Barrow Island, Western Australia

Gorgon is one of the largest Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) developments in Western Australia. Constructed and operated by Chevron within highly sensitive marine and land environments, RPS provided a broad range of environmental management and modelling services and completed one of the largest and most complex Environmental Impact Assessments ever undertaken in Australia.

Kingston Riverside, UK

RPS has a track record of bringing high quality businesses into the Group. Property and construction consultants DBK Partners Ltd joined in 2016. Senior DBK project managers will help spearhead further expansion for RPS’ business in Europe, developing award winning schemes such as Kingston Riverside in the UK.

Silicon Valley, California, USA

RPS has provided environmental, health and safety (EHS) due diligence for many developments in Silicon Valley, California. Our objective was to identify all known or potential environmental liabilities associated with the proposed developments. RPS led multiple-agency negotiations and secured permission to conduct high value development activities.

Proposed HS2 rail link starting from Euston Station, London

RPS has provided a range of important environmental and geological services for the HS2 rail link between London Euston and Birmingham Curzon Street stations.

Loch Katrine in Stirlingshire, one of Scottish Water’s largest reservoirs

RPS has a long-term framework agreement with Scottish Water to provide the full range of technical consultancy services for both water and wastewater infrastructure. Our business plan for Scottish Water reflects the wide range of services we provide to develop evidence-led, total expenditure based solutions under our strategy to operations delivery model.

Hornsea Project One, Wind Array offshore East Yorkshire

Consent was achieved for the world’s largest offshore wind farm generating 1.2GW, with RPS leading and providing coordinated offshore and onshore EIA and planning services. Our services included production of the Environmental Statement, technical reporting, landfall and alternative assessments together with stakeholder consultation.

Texas A&M University

RPS has improved safety and reduced emissions at one of Texas’ largest universities. A vehicular and pedestrian passageway was built at one of its busiest intersections serving 50,000 students. The innovative design included stair-stepped outer walls to reduce concrete, resulting in a sustainable storm water solution.

Hurricane forecasting for the Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Eastern Pacific

RPS software developers have built cutting-edge cloud-based tools allowing users to perform analytics on vast amounts of data to support planning and emergency hurricane forecasting across the north east of the USA.

Worldwide oilfield operations support and geosciences expertise.

A private equity group recently engaged our services to evaluate the production and environmental liabilities for several mature oil fields. RPS identified their future potential based on a statistical analysis of the relative performance to maximise return on investment.

Elizabeth Quay, Perth, WA

RPS has been engaged on the successful delivery of the $440 million Elizabeth Quay development in Perth. The 10 hectare waterfront precinct has represented a major revitalisation of the city’s Swan River shoreline. RPS has provided expert environmental management advice to support the project since its inception in 2007.

Gold Coast Airport, Queensland

RPS has been project managing redevelopment works at Gold Coast Airport. The project includes a major three level extension incorporating aerobridges, an expanded international terminal, apron expansion and associated civil and infrastructure works. Phase 1 of the project will be completed in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Sydney Metro Station, NSW

Sydney Metro is Australia’s biggest new public transport project. It will revolutionise the way Australia’s largest city travels by delivering 31 metro stations and more than 65 kilometres of new metro rail. RPS provides an integrated range of technical and advisory services to the project.

The New National Museum in Oslo, Norway

The New National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo is one of Norway’s most important public building projects. It will occupy a highly sensitive waterfront site next to the Nobel Peace Centre. RPS is project managing the development of this 54,600 sqm complex.

Proposed bridge over the River Usk, Wales

The much awaited improvement to the M4 around Newport in Wales was supported by RPS as lead environmental consultant. The project is the largest highway scheme to be commissioned by the Welsh Government. An elevated section will cross the River Usk with a new 440m span cable-stayed bridge.

BSI Partners in Excellence Programme

RPS has joined the British Standards Institute ‘Partners in Excellence’ scheme which promotes best practice sharing and performance benchmarking. This helps determine how we best deploy our resources and deliver the best results to our clients in terms of quality, reliability and an enhanced customer experience.

Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands

RPS is lead consultant on the continuing development of the Port of Rotterdam, one of the oldest and largest seaports in Europe and one of the most important logistics hubs in the world.

Storm Water Enhanced Evaluation Tool, developed in Houston, Texas

RPS led a team to enable the City of Houston to revolutionise its approach to storm water management. Flash flooding significantly impacts public safety, infrastructure and construction in the city where more than 50 inches of rain falls annually.

Indoor Skydiving Facility, Perth, Western Australia

The $15 million indoor skydiving facility in Perth, required the integration of a vertical wind tunnel into the building design. RPS is project managing the design and construction of the project, which is to be delivered under a fast track methodology.

In The Spotlight

Energy Infrastructure

Infrastructure for generating energy from renewable sources, storing and transporting hydrocarbons and transmitting energy and power are essential components in ensuring energy supply and providing energy security.

RPS is uniquely placed to support the planning and development of this infrastructure as we have both an in depth knowledge of the energy sector and expertise in all aspects of the built and natural environment. Read more


Our high standards of practice and the benefits we deliver to our clients, mean we are consistently recognised for our many achievements within our professions.


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