Business expansion
United Kingdom
Location of affected unit(s)
Construction Of Buildings And Infrastructure Engineering
Civil Engineering
42.1 - Construction of roads and railways

600 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
18 March 2014
Employment effect (start)
18 March 2014
Foreseen end date
31 December 2014


Construction and engineering company WSP has announced that it will recruit 600 additional workers by the end of 2014. The new roles will be based within the company’s rail, road and residential businesses. 

The company announced growth as a result of work on the Crossrail project and the London Bridge station upgrade as well as an expansion in its residential sector.  The company is heavily focused on recruitment and retention.  The move to increase staff numbers in the UK forms part of a global move to recruit an additional 5,000 employees worldwide in the next 2 years.


  • 18 March 2014: Construction News


Eurofound (2014), WSP, Business expansion in United Kingdom, factsheet number 76744, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/76744.