Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Engineering and Infrastructure Consultancy
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    • Caversham Bridge House, Waterman Place, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 8DN

About Peter Brett Associates

Peter Brett Associates are an engineering and infrastructure consultancy unlocking potential for urban and rural sites, delivering sustainable solutions and creating better public realms.

The firm was founded in 1965 and now has 15 offices around the UK, three more in central Europe and 700 employees. Managing Partner is Paul Reilly.

Today, Peter Brett are an independent practice of engineers, planners, scientists and economists delivering major development and infrastructure projects. They create value from the land and buildings owned or operated by clients. As well as UK offices, the firm has an associated company in Prague that serves central European markets.

The company has a firm sense of CSR. Recent projects include attending more than 50 school outreach events across the country and sending two dozen PBA STEM ambassadors to 23 events with UTC Reading. Typically, they offer over 30 work experience placements a year and hire around 12 apprentices.

What is it like to work for Peter Brett Associates

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
At Peter Brett, employee development is continuous. Emerging Talent programmes support school, college or university leavers with their qualification and also encourage them to become well-rounded individuals. Personal coaching helps them transition into the world of work.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Following a multimillion-pound refurbishment of the Reading office, the firm has increased its energy-efficiency to a ‘B’ energy rating by installing solar panels; the office is certified as BREEAM ‘excellent’. In other offices, there are electric-vehicle charging points and new facilities for cyclists.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The firm rewards people for doing a good job with extra leave, a dinner with their partner or a simple bunch of flowers. There’s also an employee recognition scheme allowing everyone to recognise colleagues doing a great job and demonstrating the values.

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  • Gym

    companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies offering profit related pay to all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

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  • Male : Female:

    68% / 32%

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