EPG joins STRI Group

Helen Waitein Industry News

STRI Group has completed the acquisition of leading geo-environmental engineering and design consultancy EPG.

Left to right: Mark Godfrey, CEO STRI Group, Paul Culleton, Managing Director EPG, Lee Penrose Group Director STRI

The Warrington-based business will form part of STRI Group's ambitious growth strategy into sustainable design for both sport and public realm facilities and will continue to operate under the EPG brand.

Founded in 1998, EPG delivers a range of specialist services including land remediation design, geotechnical engineering, sustainable drainage design and flood risk management to its existing client base of government agencies, major developers, sports facilities and private clients.

EPG has been working closely with STRI Group for a number of years supporting the delivery of large-scale water management and contaminated land projects. Together they have successfully delivered significant environmental value and cost benefits for some of the most high-profile venues in the UK.

EPG managing director, Paul Culleton, said: "Joining STRI Group provides the perfect platform for EPG to expand its innovative design services to its current and broader client base. Our combined commitment to research, testing and training will underpin our market leading status, epitomised by detailed development of smart technologies for the environmental and green infrastructure sectors."

STRI director, Lee Penrose, said: "We are delighted to welcome EPG to the STRI Group. The combined expertise of our teams presents a unique offering to clients and sectors new and old. STRI continue to drive environmental excellence and are 100% convinced that this is the perfect fit."