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Davis Langdon LLP
Type Limited Liability Partnership
Founded 1919
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people Rob Smith, Chairman,
Jeremy Horner, Chief Executive
Industry Construction, Civil engineering
Products Management & consulting services
Employees 4,000
Parent Davis Langdon Seah International
Website www.davislangdon.com

Davis Langdon, LLP, known globally as Davis Langdon and Seah International, is a construction consultancy firm headquartered in London, UK with 30 offices throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East, and over 100 worldwide. The firm is headed by the Senior Partner Rob Smith and has a turnover of £154 million throughout Europe and the Middle East and £580 million globally. It has 2,239 employees in Europe and the Middle East and around 4,000 employees in 93 offices working in 23 countries worldwide.

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History

The firm was established by Horace W Langdon in Holborn in 1919.[1] He was joined by Tom Every in 1921 and the firm became Horace W Langdon & Every.[1] The firm became Langdon Every & Seah in 1969 when the contribution by Seah Mong Hee in the Far East was recognised.[1]

In 1988 the firm merged with Davis Belfield & Everest (a firm formed in 1931 by Owen Davis who was joined in 1935 by John Belfield and in 1944 by Bobbie Everest) becoming Davis Langdon & Seah International.[2] In July 2007 it merged with the Mackenzie Partnership, a large Scottish-based practice.[3]

Global corporate structure

Davis Langdon and Seah International (DLSI) is an award-winning global construction consultancy and a parent firm which incorporates Davis Langdon and Davis Langdon Seah. Its services include project and cost management.

Davis Langdon has over 2,750 people in 69 offices, and it operates throughout Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Europe and the Middle East, and the USA. Davis Langdon Seah has over 2,000 people in 32 offices in 11 countries across Asia.

Services

The specific services offered by the company include cost consultancy, project management, CDM coordinator and health and safety services, management consulting, legal support, specification consulting, engineering services, property tax and finance. The firm provides these services for clients investing in infrastructure, property and construction. Davis Langdon, LLP has worked on a number of high profile projects including facilities for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tate Modern and Royal Festival Hall in London and the Eden Project in Cornwall.

List of Davis Langdon office locations

United Kingdom

  • London – Head Office
  • Aberdeen
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Cardiff
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds
  • Liverpool
  • Maidstone
  • Manchester
  • Milton Keynes
  • Norwich
  • Oxford
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Southampton

Europe

Croatia

  • Zagreb

Ireland

  • Cork
  • Dublin
  • Galway
  • Limerick

Russia

  • Moscow

Spain

  • Barcelona and Girona

Middle East

  • Bahrain - Manama
  • Lebanon – Beirut
  • Qatar – Doha
  • United Arab Emirates – Dubai

Asia

Brunei

  • Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Kuala Belait

China

  • Beijing
  • Chongquing
  • Guangzhou
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau
  • Shanghai
  • Shenzhen
  • Tianjin
  • Wuhan
  • Shenyang

India

  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Mumbai
  • Delhi

Indonesia

  • Bali
  • Jakarta
  • Surabaya

Japan

  • Tokyo
  • Nagoya Aichi

Korea

  • Seoul

Malaysia

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Penang
  • Kuala Lumpur

Philippines

  • Manila

Singapore

Thailand

  • Bangkok

Vietnam

  • Hanoi
  • Ho Chi Minh City

Australia

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sunshine Coast
  • Sydney
  • Townsville

New Zealand

  • Auckland
  • Wellington

North America

USA

  • Boston
  • Honolulu
  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • Sacramento
  • San Francisco
  • Santa Monica
  • Seattle

Africa

South Africa

  • Bloemfontein
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • George
  • Johannesburg
  • Klerksdorp
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Port Shepstone
  • Pretoria
  • Richards Bay
  • Somerset West
  • Stellenbosch
  • Vanderbijlpark

Botswana

  • Gaberone

Areas of specialty

Davis Langdon delivers Cost Management and Project Management services as well as Management Consulting, Legal Support, Specification Consulting; Engineering Services and Banking, Tax and Finance and has expertise across a wide range of sectors, including:

  1. Hotels, Sports, Culture – Hotels & resorts; Sports & venues; Culture & arts
  2. Commercial – Offices; Fit-out; Business parks; Data centres
  3. Transport, Infrastructure and Remediation - Transport, infrastructure & remediation; Airports; Industrial, process, distribution & manufacturing
  4. Residential – Private residential; Affordable housing
  5. Retail – Developers; Retailers
  6. Public – Schools, Further education; Higher education; Private healthcare; Public healthcare; Administration, defence, custodial & justice; PPP/PFI

List of notable projects

Davis Langdon has worked on the following high-profile projects:

Awards

It has been the recipient of a number of industry awards including being voted Top International Construction Consultant for fifteen successive years and was named Building magazine’s Construction Consultant/Surveyor for three consecutive years. The firm was named one of the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ for four consecutive years, in 2008 was placed at number 19, and was the only project and cost management consultancy to be included in the top 50.[4].

Davis Langdon has won the following awards in recent years:

  • Building magazine’s “Consultant/ Surveyor of the Year” in 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Runners up in the top four in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2002.
  • Building magazine’s “Project/Construction Manager of the Year” 2004
  • World Architecture’s “Top International Cost Consultant” for 15 years in succession as voted for by the world's leading architects and their clients.
  • One of the Sunday Times '100 Best Companies to Work For' for the fifth year in 2009.
  • Second in Computer Weekly’s ‘Best Places to Work in IT’
  • Davis Langdon PKS has been named one of the “Best 50 companies to work for in Ireland”
  • Davis Langdon placed in twelfth position in the Management Partners’ Forum (MPF) top 100 professional services firms to work for.

References

  1. ^ a b c Davis Langdon & Seah International: History
  2. ^ Davis Langdon: History
  3. ^ Mackenzie Merger
  4. ^ Sunday Times (2008-03-09). "19. Davis Langdon". The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. London: The Sunday Times. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/career_and_jobs/best_100_companies/article3477968.ece. Retrieved 2008-06-07. "A happy and motivated workforce has provided a firm base for property consultancy Davis Langdon." 

Further reading

  • Meikle, Jim, Thinking Big: The History of Davis Langdon, Black Dog Publishing, 2009 ISBN 9781906155711

External links

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Davis Langdon LLP
Type Limited Liability Partnership
Industry Construction, Civil engineering
Founded 1919
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Key people Rob Smith, Chairman,
Jeremy Horner, Chief Executive
Products Management & consulting services
Employees 5,000
Parent Davis Langdon Seah International
Website www.davislangdon.com

Davis Langdon, LLP, known globally as Davis Langdon and Seah International, is a construction consultancy firm headquartered in London, UK with 30 offices throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East, and over 100 worldwide. The firm is headed by the Senior Partner Rob Smith and has a turnover of £154 million throughout Europe and the Middle East and £580 million globally. It has 2,239 employees in Europe and the Middle East and over 5,000 employees in more than 100 offices working in 35 countries worldwide.

Contents

History

The firm was established by Horace W Langdon in Holborn in 1919.[1] He was joined by Tom Every in 1921 and the firm became Horace W Langdon & Every.[1] The firm became Langdon Every & Seah in 1969 when the contribution by Seah Mong Hee in the Far East was recognised.[1]

In 1988 the firm merged with Davis Belfield & Everest (a firm formed in 1931 by Owen Davis who was joined in 1935 by John Belfield and in 1944 by Bobbie Everest) becoming Davis Langdon & Seah International.[2] In July 2007 it merged with the Mackenzie Partnership, a large Scottish-based practice.[3]

In 2010 Davis Langdon was purchased by AECOM for £204 million.

Global corporate structure

Davis Langdon and Seah International (DLSI) is an award-winning global construction consultancy and a parent firm which incorporates Davis Langdon and Davis Langdon Seah. Its services include project and cost management.

Davis Langdon has over 2,750 people in 75 offices, and it operates throughout Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Europe and the Middle East, and the USA. Davis Langdon Seah has over 2,000 people in 32 offices in 11 countries across Asia.

Services

The specific services offered by the company include cost consultancy, project management, CDM coordinator and health and safety services, management consulting, legal support, specification consulting, engineering services, property tax and finance. The firm provides these services for clients investing in infrastructure, property and construction. Davis Langdon, LLP has worked on a number of high profile projects including facilities for the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tate Modern and Royal Festival Hall in London and the Eden Project in Cornwall.

List of Davis Langdon office locations

United Kingdom

  • London – Head Office
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Cardiff
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds
  • Liverpool
  • Maidstone
  • Manchester
  • Norwich
  • Oxford
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Southampton

Europe

Ireland

  • Cork
  • Dublin
  • Galway
  • Limerick

Spain

  • Madrid

Netherlands

  • Amsterdam

Germany

  • Munich

France

  • Paris

Italy

  • Milan

Middle East

  • Bahrain - Manama
  • Lebanon – Beirut

  • Qatar – Doha
  • United Arab Emirates – Dubai
  • KSA - Riyadh

Asia

Brunei

  • Bandar Seri Begawan

China

  • Beijing
  • Chongquing
  • Guangzhou
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau
  • Shanghai
  • Shenzhen
  • Tianjin
  • Wuhan
  • Shenyang

India

  • Bangalore
  • Chennai
  • Hyderabad
  • Mumbai
  • Delhi

Indonesia

  • Bali
  • Jakarta
  • Surabaya

Japan

  • Tokyo

Korea

  • Seoul

Malaysia

  • Johor Bahru
  • Kota Kinabalu
  • Penang
  • Kuala Lumpur

Philippines

  • Manila

Singapore

Thailand

  • Bangkok

Vietnam

  • Hanoi
  • Ho Chi Minh City

Australia

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney
  • Townsville

New Zealand

  • Auckland
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch

North America

USA

  • Boston
  • Honolulu

  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • Sacramento
  • San Francisco
  • Seattle
  • Los Angeles
  • Denver
  • Chicago
  • Washington DC

Africa

South Africa

  • Bloemfontein
  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • George
  • Johannesburg
  • Klerksdorp
  • Nelspruit
  • Pietermaritzburg
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Port Shepstone
  • Pretoria
  • Richards Bay
  • Stellenbosch
  • Vanderbijlpark

Botswana

  • Gaberone

Mozambique

  • Maputo

Nigeria

  • Lagos

Egypt

  • Cairo

Areas of specialty

Davis Langdon delivers Cost Management and Project Management services as well as Management Consulting, Legal Support, Specification Consulting; Engineering Services and Banking, Tax and Finance and has expertise across a wide range of sectors, including:

  1. Hotels, Sports, Culture – Hotels & resorts; Sports & venues; Culture & arts
  2. Commercial – Offices; Fit-out; Business parks; Data centres
  3. Transport, Infrastructure and Remediation - Transport, infrastructure & remediation; Airports; Industrial, process, distribution & manufacturing
  4. Residential – Private residential; Affordable housing
  5. Retail – Developers; Retailers
  6. Public – Schools, Further education; Higher education; Private healthcare; Public healthcare; Administration, defence, custodial & justice; PPP/PFI

List of notable projects

Davis Langdon has worked on the following high-profile projects:

Awards

It has been the recipient of a number of industry awards including being voted Top International Construction Consultant for fifteen successive years and was named Building magazine’s Construction Consultant/Surveyor for three consecutive years. The firm was named one of the Sunday Times ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ for four consecutive years, in 2008 was placed at number 19, and was the only project and cost management consultancy to be included in the top 50.[4].

Davis Langdon has won the following awards in recent years:

  • Building magazine’s “Consultant/ Surveyor of the Year” in 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009. Runners up in the top four in 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2002.
  • Building magazine’s “Project/Construction Manager of the Year” 2004
  • World Architecture’s “Top International Cost Consultant” for 17 years in succession as voted for by the world's leading architects and their clients.
  • One of the Sunday Times '100 Best Companies to Work For' for the fifth year in 2009.
  • Winner in Computer Weekly’s ‘Best Places to Work in IT’ in 2005 and second place in 2006
  • Davis Langdon PKS has been named one of the “Best 50 companies to work for in Ireland”
  • Davis Langdon placed in twelfth position in the Management Partners’ Forum (MPF) top 100 professional services firms to work for.

References

  1. ^ a b c Davis Langdon & Seah International: History
  2. ^ Davis Langdon: History
  3. ^ Mackenzie Merger
  4. ^ Sunday Times (2008-03-09). "19. Davis Langdon". The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For. London: The Sunday Times. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/career_and_jobs/best_100_companies/article3477968.ece. Retrieved 2008-06-07. "A happy and motivated workforce has provided a firm base for property consultancy Davis Langdon." 

Further reading

  • Meikle, Jim, Thinking Big: The History of Davis Langdon, Black Dog Publishing, 2009 ISBN 9781906155711

External links


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