Engineering design

Binnies provides engineering design services across the whole design cycle, from asset planning, through definition and production design, to construction support, commissioning and site supervision.

Rigorous asset planning enables the right strategic investment decisions to be made and underpins the development of robust business cases. We provide planning and needs identification expertise including asset condition assessment, operational and strategic risk assessment, and needs identification. By drawing on our wide experience of clients’ systems, deep understanding of new technologies and proven innovation, we are able to identify and develop efficient, sustainable and effective solutions.

From short-term, one-off expert advice to long-term mature business relationships formed over decades, our teams provide the support to meet your needs. Whether providing niche technical advice and assurance, or designing bespoke world-class technologies and systems, we will listen and act on your behalf to provide the outputs you require.

Binnies’ engineering design services comprise specialist teams with the expertise and cutting-edge know-how needed to solve complex problems. This may be as stand-alone consultancy schemes or by providing support to our design–build delivery teams in the UK and across the globe, and our engineering design services teams are often seen as comprising a global centre of excellence for the provision of specialist services.

Our design services cover a wide breadth of technical disciplines, such as:

  • water process engineering
  • network modelling
  • hydraulics
  • stormwater infrastructure
  • geotechnical engineering
  • reservoir services.

In addition, our services cover expert input at key phases of the planning and delivery phases, for example:

  • planning and needs identification
  • design development
  • detailed design for construction
  • principal designer and CDM input.


Planning, needs identification and design development

Detailed design for construction

Safety and risk, and CDM services

Process engineering

Network modelling



Geotechnical engineering

Dams and reservoirs

Binnies is part of the RSK group of companies

The RSK group is a leading integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business offering bespoke end-to-end solutions to a variety of sectors. Headquartered in the UK but with an established presence throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, RSK helps organisations around the world achieve their business aspirations in a sustainable and efficient manner.