WSP Acquires AWT Consulting Engineers

WSP is pleased to announce that it has acquired AWT Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd (AWT).

Founded by Alan Tingcombe in 2000, AWT has approximately 20 employees in Canberra and Sydney providing structural engineering services to clients across the east coast of Australia.


AWT’s project experience includes the $600 million Brindabella Business Park, $200 million redevelopment of the vibrant Canberra Centre and the $250 million redevelopment of the award-winning Canberra Airport Terminal, to name a few.


AWT’s services encompass:

  • Specialist structural engineering
  • Innovative design solutions, including detailed documentation
  • Detailed tender documents
  • Shoring/Retaining systems
  • Foundations
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Post tensioned concrete
  • Precast concrete
  • Structural steelwork


Guy Templeton, President and CEO of Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) says, ‘AWT is a dynamic business with a strong track record of delivering buildings structures for more than a decade. Their portfolio of projects across Canberra, Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane is impressive. I look forward to welcoming Alan and his team into the WSP|PB business.’


The acquisition of AWT is another step in strengthening our structures capability. We now have 200 buildings structural engineers in ANZ working with clients to deliver some truly iconic projects. In addition to the broad range of structural engineering services, we also add value to clients by being a leader in the provision of peer review which identifies potential cost reductions on developments.


Structures is a vital part of WSP's growing Property business, which also include: building services (mechanical, electrical, hydraulics and fire protection); specialist services (acoustics, audio visual, IT/communications, fire safety engineering, specialist lighting, vertical transportation and security); sustainability services (environmentally sustainable design, voluntary certification and compliance); and masterplanning.


For further information about the acquisition with AWT please contact Dan Cunningham, Regional Director ACT on +61 2 6201 9610.