Flint & Neill

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Flint & Neill
Limited Company
Industry Construction
Founded 1958[1]
Founder Tony Flint, Tony Neill[2]
Headquarters United Kingdom & Worldwide
Area served
United Kingdom
Key people
Anton Peterson (Chairman), Ian Firth, David MacKenzie, Lars Hauge[2]
Services engineering consulting, Construction management
Parent COWI
Website www.flintneill.com/

Flint & Neill is a UK based firm of consulting civil and structural engineers. Flint & Neill was established as an engineering consultancy in 1958[2] and specialises mainly in the design, analysis, construction and maintenance of bridges, although they do also provide structural engineering services for other structures including buildings. The firm is a subsidiary of the Danish COWI Group and forms part of their Bridge, Tunnel and Marine Structures Division.[2]


Flint & Neill was formed in 1958 as a partnership by Tony Flint and Tony Neill. In 2008 the firm was bought by COWI, a Danish consulting engineering firm, and became a Limited Company.[2]


  • 1958 – 1978 Partners: A.R. Flint, J.A. Neill
  • 1978 – 1981 Partners: A.R. Flint, J.A. Neill, B.W. Smith
  • 1981 – 1990 Partners: A.R. Flint, B.W. Smith
  • 1990 – 1997 Partners: B.W. Smith, J.E. Evans, I.P.T. Firth
  • 1997 – 2002 Partners: J.E. Evans, I.P.T. Firth, D.K.MacKenzie
  • 2002 – 2008 Partners: I.P.T. Firth, D.K.MacKenzie
  • 2008–Present Directors: I.P.T. Firth, D.K.MacKenzie, Anton Peterson (Chairman), Lars Hauge

Notable Projects[edit]

Bridge of Aspiration


The firm, together with Sinclair Knight Merz, won the Institution of Structural Engineers Supreme Award in 2012 for the West Gate Bridge Strengthening project.[10] The same project also won several other awards in the UK and Australia.[4]

The Bridge of Aspiration at the Royal Ballet School in Covent Garden in London won a 2004 RIBA Award.[2]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "About Flint & Neill". Flint & Neill. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "History of Flint & Neill". Flint & Neill. 
  3. ^ "Bridge of Aspiration project sheet" (PDF). Flint & Neill. 
  4. ^ a b "West Gate Bridge strengthening project sheet" (PDF). Flint & Neill. 
  5. ^ "National Theatre Project Sheet" (PDF). Flint & Neill. 
  6. ^ "Baha'i Temple project sheet" (PDF). Flint & Neill. 
  7. ^ "Messina Strait Bridge project sheet" (PDF). Flint & Neill. 
  8. ^ "Swansea Sail Bridge project sheet" (PDF). Flint & Neill. 
  9. ^ "Compiègne Bridge project sheet" (PDF). Flint & Neill. 
  10. ^ "West Gate Bridge Strengthening". Institution of Structural Engineers.