31 October 2006

Engineering, architecture and planning consultant Opus has brought together its UK businesses into one company, which will operate as Opus International Consultants (UK) Ltd. The consolidation brings together a number of existing Opus UK subsidiaries including Evans Grant Opus, Veryards Opus and Opus HCL.

The combined company will have over 190 staff operating from offices in Bristol, Cardiff, Fareham, London, Manchester, Nottingham, Rossett and Stevenage. Worldwide, Opus also has offices in Australia, Canada and New Zealand with a total staff approaching 1800.

David Bunting, Opus UK Group Director explains, “The combined global strength of Opus, coupled with our locally based expertise puts us in an even better position to offer a broader range of services and expertise to our clients.”

Opus subsidiary, Sub-Surface Engineering Ltd based in Fareham will continue to provide specialist maritime investigation, design and construction services using its own diving team many of whom are also qualified engineers.

For further information please contact:

David Bunting
Group Director
Opus International Consultants (UK) Ltd
Tel: 0292 055 2444

Email: David.Bunting@opus.co.nz