About Us

Useful Projects is a sustainability consultancy for the built environment. We work on major urban development projects, and with organisations, to develop sustainability and circular economy strategies, and to identify opportunities for innovation. We help our clients find added value in delivering sustainable development, by providing expert independent insight in an engaging manner.

We provide a range of strategic and technical consultancy services and take pride in our ability to provide practical advice which is tailored to client needs. Our approach is holistic across a set of environmental, social and economic themes. Our challenge, in which we delight, is to work with clients to understand this complex arena, to identify new opportunities and to develop practical approaches for implementation.

See our Services page for further information.

We’re Part of Something Bigger

We are part of the Useful Simple Trust group of companies. The mission of the Trust is to blaze a trail in the integrated, intelligent and ethical provision of the human environment. Our sister companies are Civil and Structural Engineers (Expedition), Communications Designers (thomas.matthews), Architects (Useful Studio) and Engineering Educational Resource Designers (ThinkUp).

Our Clients

Useful Projects have great subject matter expertise and the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders on quite complex subject matter. I would highly recommend them as sustainability advisors on future projects.

Guilherme Johnston

British Embassy Brasilia

UP’s work is of very high quality, underpinned by strong research and technical analysis, and includes clear steps for implementation.

Claudia Escarlate

Rio 2016 Olympics

I would highly recommend Useful Projects as advisors for integrating sustainability further into organisations. The team have a wealth of experience, provide many innovative ideas in a structured approach, really care about the success of your programme and go the extra mile to provide a tailored service.

Charlotte Breen

Grosvenor Estate

We have been delighted with the service provided by Useful Projects. Useful Projects have provided expert support with the design, planning, tendering and management of this project. Communication has been first class with a real attention to detail. I am very happy to recommend Useful Projects without reservation. They have been a pleasure to work with.

Paul Enright

St Mark's Catholic School