• Happy International Women in Engineering Day!

    This year’s International Women in Engineering Day celebrates the incredible contributions of women engineers worldwide. We’re delighted that we have so many incredible women in our team at OFR Consultants, and we’re proud to support the role of women in the industry through forums such as SheCanEngineer.

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  • Learning at Work Week: Molly Jordan

    This week our team has joined businesses up and down the country to highlight the impact of a positive learning and development culture for Learning at Work Week.

    In our final article we talk to Finance Assistant Apprentice, Molly Jordan who explains why continued learning in her role has developed both her personal and professional skills…

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  • Learning at Work Week: Mike Spearpoint and Danny Hopkin

    It’s Learning at Work Week and in a series of articles we’re talking to our team members about the importance of continuous learning.

    Here, our Research Leader Mike Spearpoint and Director Danny Hopkin share their thoughts on the learning opportunities available and how they benefit both team members and the business to continually push to improve and innovate our service offering.

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  • Learning at Work Week: John Harkin

    Like businesses up and down the country we’re celebrating Learning at Work Week – acknowledging the impact of a positive learning and development culture.

    In a series of articles in the coming days, we talk to some of our team members about why continual learning has been important to them – starting with Principal Fire Engineer John Harkin.

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  • We’ve moved into offices across the South – supporting our team growth

    OFR Consultants has made changes in its regional offices to accommodate growth in the south of the country; HR director Lucy Kirkup says “it is imperative that our physical workspaces reflect our values, with brilliantly designed, easy-to-access offices in which our people feel comfortable and happy.”
     

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  • Supporting the mental health needs of colleagues in construction

    Our colleague and Technical Director Alan is once again training up to support the Lighthouse Club Charity. As part of the Glencar team, he will be using his OFR Better Days leave allocation to cycle a challenging 210 miles from Leitrim to Killarney in just three days next month to raise funds and awareness of mental health amongst construction workers and their families. 

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  • Protecting our planet on Earth Day, and every day

    This year’s #EarthDay takes place on 22 April and will be highlighting the many ways we can all help to protect the planet through our work and actions. This year’s theme focuses on ending plastics for the sake of human and planetary health by demanding a 60% reduction in the production of all plastics by 2040.  Here our colleague Daniel Codd takes a look at a number of OFR’s initiatives that demonstrate our commitment to the sustainable use of timber across projects internationally.

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  • Supporting Farming, Family, Therapy and Legacy for Bath-based Youth Charity

    Our team, led by Principal Fire Engineer, Alex Farrelly-Waters has been supporting Jamie’s Farm – an amazing youth charity – to develop its newest site just outside of Bath.

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  • OFR completes project on Stockport’s impressive new interchange

    We’ve completed our work for client Transport for Greater Manchester on the brand-new Stockport Interchange and the adjacent 52m residential building which is home to 196 properties – set to complete this summer.  

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  • Supporting women in engineering

    OFR Consultants has today announced its sponsorship of SheCanEngineer – a non-profit diversity, equity and inclusion initiative dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments of female engineers and achieving gender parity.

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