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PEP are a Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy based at the Bourne End Service Area, off the A41, just north of the Hemel Hempstead turn-off. The offices are located beside the Premier Inn hotel. We have easy access to the A41/M25, and the mainline railway between Milton Keynes and Euston can be accessed via Hemel Hempstead station, which is approximately 2 miles away. See Contact Page.

Formed from the merger of two well established consultancies in the early 1990s, the company has progressively gained a significant reputation for our innovative and cost-effective approach on a range of technically challenging projects. We currently work in the leisure, retail, commercial, industrial, residential, educational and healthcare market sectors, with project values ranging from £2 million to £250 million.

We are an IPD Registered company under the Institution of Structural Engineers training system, and can therefore offer support, guidance and training to satisfy the Institution’s requirements for Technician, Incorporated and Chartered membership.



To provide a consultancy service that exceeds client expectations and is grounded on loyalty, trust and consistency. We look to continue to push the boundaries of our designs and processes setting new benchmarks in the ever developing digital construction industry.


Brian Brooks

Brian Brooks


Brian  began his engineering career with Keith Pearson Associates in 1985, becoming an Associate Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 1996.

He was promoted to Senior Engineer in 1991, following the merger of Keith Pearson Associates and McKelvey Ellis and Partners to form what is now PEP Civil & Structures Ltd. He became an Associate Director in 1997, before being promoted to full Director in January 2001.

His extensive experience covers the retail, leisure, institutional, commercial, education, health care and housing sectors, including both Traditional and Design & Build contracts.

He is responsible for overseeing the NHS Procure 21 / 22 framework as well as the EFA Priority Schools framework within the company.

Gary Redman

Gary Redman


Gary began his engineering career with the David French Partnership in 1985, before later joining Glanville Consultants and then RPS in Milton Keynes. He became a Chartered Member of the Institution of Structural Engineers in 2000 and the Institution of Civil Engineers in 2003, before joining PEP as a Director in 2006. He became a Fellow of the Institution of Structural Engineers during the same year.

He has served as Chairman for his local Regional Committee of the Institution of Structural Engineers, and has served on various Committees and Panels at their Headquarters in London, including the Executive Board. He is now responsible for organising the Institution’s Professional Review Interview and Membership Examination in his local area.

His role at PEP includes acting as the Health and Safety Director, with responsibility for steering company policies and procedures in this important area, in order to ensure that staff safety and welfare is given due priority, and that engineers fulfil their obligations under the CDM Regulations. He is an Affiliate member of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

With extensive experience in the residential, extra care, leisure, educational and commercial market sectors, he has been responsible for numerous complex building structure designs, including associated drainage and infrastructure works, on a variety of Traditional, Design & Build and Framework contracts.