Gifford (company)

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Industry Construction and business services
Founded 1951
Headquarters Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, Australia, UAE
Key people
Gordon Clark, (Chairman)
Steve Canadine, (Chief Executive)
Revenue £41.7 million (2007)
£4.5 million (2007)
£3.9 million (2007)
Number of employees
Website Ramboll Group

Gifford is part of the Ramboll Group, providing engineering consultancy, design, planning, project management and consulting services for buildings, infrastructure and the environment.


The firm was founded by Dr. Edwin Gifford, a pioneer of prestressed structures, in Southampton in 1951 under the name E.W.H. Gifford & Partners.[1] It won the Queen's Award for Enterprise in 2002.[2]

In March 2011, Gifford was bought by the consulting engineering company Ramboll.


The firm has activities focused on: Centres of excellence

  • Buildings
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environment Development Planning

It has offices in:

Notable Projects[edit]

View of the bridge by night from the Newcastle side


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