Oscar Faber

Oscar Faber was bought last year by the engineering multinational Aecom Technology. The Hertfordshire engineering consultancy, now called FaberMaunsell, started life designing the Bank of England building on Threadneedle Street in 1921. More recently, it has been involved in the restoration of Windsor Castle after the 1992 fire and in advising the government on its 10-year transport plan. Such high-profile projects helped drive up profits by 26% a year from £2.6m in 1998 to £5.1m in 2001, when it employed 933 people.

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Company details
Year2002
Rank92
CompanyOscar Faber
ActivityEngineering consultancy
LocationSt Albans
Annual profit growth26.08%
Latest profits £000s5,139
Latest sales £000s53,110
Staff933
Founded1921
Websitewww.fabermaunsell.com

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