Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Architects, Designers, Engineers
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  • Contact
    • 11 Ducie Street, Piccadilly Basin, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M60 3JA

About BDP

What is it like to work for BDP

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
This year BDP expect to have donated in the region of £41500 to charity. BDP has in place a CSR policy which sets out the way in which they feel they can best contribute to social and community programmes. They have also established the BDP Foundation, which has been set up to: - decide upon and contribute funding to firm-wide charitable donations; - select, contribute funding, and mentor educational sponsorships for BDP people, establishing follow-up and dissemination of best practice; - develop, co-ordinate, and share knowledge of BDP’s educational and charitable activities; - select, contribute funding, and mentor student bursaries for non-BDP people; - project further BDP’s reputation as a strongly people focussed organisation.
My Company
My Company
Employees at BDP receive Long Service Awards of extra holiday and a % of annual salary on the achievement of 10,15 or 20 years service (depending on grade). Employees who make an effort above and beyondnormally expected levels (e.g. by giving up their personal time to show the public around a BDP designed building as part of the 'Open House' initiative) will be instantly recognised with champagne, chocolates, flowers or some other appropriate gift. The Sustainable Futures Award is given to a project still in design which demonstrates innovative thinking that progresses our work in creating sustainable places. BDP also have a GGB BDP Building of the Year Award; their own award named after their founder, awarded to the project which best demonstrates their abilities and values and has been recognised by clients, customers and society.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Aside from the intrinsic reward of working on quality architectural projects BDP’s people receive monetary rewards in line with market rates that reflect their own contribution and the contribution of their part of the firm to the success of the organisation.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees with more than 5 years' service

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  • Male : Female:

    66% / 34%

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  • Under 35 to Over 55 Ratio:

    No employees under 35


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