Hulley & Kirkwood Limited

Hulley & Kirkwood Ltd is one of the leading independent consulting engineers in the UK. It enjoyed a successful collaboration with the University of Strathclyde for this Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). The project provided the integration of engineering and environmental simulation within the design process across all offices, improved its management systems and enhanced internal communications.


  • KTP initiated a successful use of simulation within the design process
  • Better communication and standardisation of information across offices
  • Greater quality of product design and improved market perception of company
  • Increase in turnover and profits over a three-year period
  • The University has benefited from greater links with an industrial partner
  • Academic and career development for the Associates