9 October 2007
White Young Green, consultant to the built, natural and social environment, is pleased to announce the acquisition of P H McCarthy & Partners Limited (PHMP), one of Ireland’s leading engineering consultancies with offices in Dublin and Limerick.
Established over one hundred years ago, PHMP is one of Ireland’s leading consulting engineering practices and specialises in large public infrastructure projects in the water and highways sectors and also has a significant private client following in the buildings sector. PHMP has established a strong reputation and following with a large number of Irish public authorities and large private clients such as Castlethorn, SIAC Ferrovial and Roadbridge Sisk.
The 184-strong team will now become part of WYG Ireland with all company directors joining the WYG Ireland Senior Management Team.
Lawrie Haynes, Chief Executive of WYG said: “It gives me great pleasure to welcome the directors and staff of the P H McCarthy Group to the White Young Green family of companies. The P H McCarthy team will give WYG Ireland a significant boost in accessing the strategically important public infrastructure development market both in Ireland and Internationally. It also balances and complements the existing WYG Ireland engineering business.”
Donal O’Connor, Managing Director of P H McCarthy said: “The joining of WYG and P H McCarthy will enable us to offer our clients a broader range of professional services, with offices throughout Ireland. New access to international markets will be very beneficial to our company and our staff. We are delighted to be joining this growing and exciting business and look forward to the many opportunities it will bring to our staff and clients.”
P H McCarthy has been involved in major projects across Ireland including Galway Main Drainage, Sillogue Water Tower, Scheme; the Dublin Bay Project; the M3 Clonee-Kells Motorway; the N25 Waterford Bypass; Adamstown SDZ in Co Dublin; the new Quality Hotel in Limerick; the new Government Laboratory Campus in Backweston, Co. Kildare.and the new FAS Training Facility in Tallaght;
WYG Ireland now employs over 670 staff in Ireland across offices in Athlone, Belfast, Cork, Derry, Dublin, Kilkenny, Limerick, Sligo and Waterford and numbers many of the country’s leading private and public sector organisations amongst its clients. Key services include civil and structural engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, environmental services, town planning, quantity surveying and project management.