Doug Tidswell, Peter Stienlet and Brian Morris

Patrick Parsons continue expansion with acquisition of Manchester firm

Posted on 18th May 2017

Patrick Parsons has acquired Manchester-based building design company, BCM, as part of its continued expansion across the UK.

The acquisition was a strategic move by the Newcastle-headquartered firm to increase its traction in the North West. In addition to its Newcastle base, Patrick Parsons has offices in London, Glasgow, Huddersfield, Chester, Birmingham, Guildford. Sydney and Dubai.

BCM, which was established in 2002, specialises in sustainability and low cost, low carbon building solutions. The firm has built up a strong client portfolio in both the public and private sectors and has been awarded Consultancy of the Year for the last three years running at The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Building Performance Awards.

Peter Stienlet, managing director of Patrick Parsons, said: “We’re delighted to welcome BCM to the Parsons Group. The award-winning firm are leaders in electrical and mechanical design, with an established reputation through their work on many high-profile projects.

“The move will allow us to not only extend our reach in the North West but also strengthen the building services design service that we provide to our clients across the country.”

Brian Morris, managing director and founder of BCM, commented: “After 15 successful years I am delighted to announce this fantastic opportunity for BCM.

“United by a common business culture, our alliance with Patrick Parsons will enhance our offer and enable future growth and performance, extending our coverage nationally and internationally.”