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Gifford (company)

Type LLP
Industry Construction and business services
Founded 1951
Headquarters Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
Key people Gordon Clark, (Chairman)
Steve Canadine, (Chief Executive)
Revenue £41.7 million (2007)
Operating income £4.5 million (2007)
Net income £3.9 million (2007)
Employees 657

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


  • History 1
  • Operations 2
  • Notable Projects 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5


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:[3]

  • Buildings
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environment Development Planning
It has offices in:

Notable Projects

View of the bridge by night from the Newcastle side


  1. ^ The Motorway Achievement by Ron Bridle, Page 307
  2. ^ Humberts - Industrial letting Property Mail, 2 February 2004
  3. ^ Gifford: Centres of excellence

External links

  • Official site
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