August 12, 2020

Engineered for success: six new recruits at Leicester firm Farrow Walsh

Structural and civil engineering design agency, Farrow Walsh, has bolstered its team with the announcement of six new hires.

The owner-managed business set up in 2009, has welcomed Anna Riesco, Lewis Cole, Tom Bishop, Jamie Royale, Rob Francis and Alex Pugh to its Leicester office, as structural engineer, assistant engineer, structural technician, civil engineering designer, structural technician and assistant engineer respectively.

The company, which attracts new recruits through its emphasis on sustainable design and commitment to mentoring, now has a workforce of 28 engineers and technicians across its Birmingham and Leicester offices.

Chris Farrow, director at Farrow Walsh, acknowledged how the new appointments signpost the firm’s approach to hiring and nurturing young talent: “We are very pleased to be welcoming these six talented individuals to Farrow Walsh. They have all demonstrated a desire to be part of a growing and supportive team, and with us being near our official 10th anniversary in business, there is no better time to join us.

“Another pull for people is the range of projects and industries that our team works on – it’s huge. We have experience in large scale residential as well as healthcare, commercial, historic and education schemes around the country – so the opportunities for this new cohort will be varied and genuinely interesting.”

Farrow Walsh has delivered developments for major clients including Inspired Villages, Urban Splash, General Motors, Places for People, Land Rover, Eon, Anchor Trust, TK Maxx, Sainsbury’s, emh group and Fusion Student.

Working in the Midlands and across the UK, Farrow Walsh also runs university-backed graduate and undergraduate internship schemes to develop the next generation of engineers as they embark upon their careers in construction.