Scott Wilson Group involved in several major engineering projects in Hong Kong
The Scott Wilson Group was a global integrated design and engineering consultancy with its headquarters in the United Kingdom. Founded as a civil engineering firm in 1951, the company broadened its range of services through acquisitions. Scott Wilson offered consultancy and professional services in the railways, buildings and infrastructure, environment and natural resources and roads sectors, and at its peak employed 5,500 people in 80 offices worldwide. Scott Wilson became a publi limited companyin 2006, and in 2010 was purchased by the American firm URS Corporation. In 2014, yet another American firm AECOM purchased URS corporation. Therefore, Scottwilson is now part of AECOM.
The company has been involved in several engineering projects in Hong Kong including:
- The MTR’s South Island Line, Hong Kong and the
- Lai Chi Kok Bridge, Hong Kong
- Cyril Reginald Sutton Kirkpatrick Grace’s Guide article – in1951 Kirkpatrick’s firm merged with Scott and Wilson to form Scott and Wilson, Kirkpatrick and Partners. This firm later became the Scott Wilson Group
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