Structural and Civil Engineers, Elliott Wood are launching The Building Society - a co-working space and collaborative community for everyone working within the built environment sector. Newly refurbished by Derwent London and located in the heart of London’s Fitzrovia, The Building Society will provide 12,000 sq. ft of flexible space designed to bring built environment professionals together.

Gary Elliott, CEO and Co-founder of Elliott Wood commented “Reflecting on 25 years in the industry, we were struck not only by the amount of change we have seen, but by the amount needed to make a real difference to the world we live in. As a practice, we are aware that we cannot make this change alone. We have founded The Building Society to bring a diverse range of disciplines together to debate the future of our industry and indeed the impact we can have in shaping society.

Supported by a member network and programme of talks, events and learning opportunities we want to enable future thought and encourage radical, effective collaboration across disciplines and organisations. By working together and combining our expertise we can engineer a better society.”

The Building Society is designed to open up the industry and bring architects, engineers, designers, planners and developers together, a place to collaborate and share ideas, a place to debate and respond to local and global challenges, a place to work together to develop a more sustainable approach -  to make a positive impact on society.

Launching in September 2019, The Building Society is welcoming new tenants and members, and is available for meeting room and venue hire. The space is perfectly located for companies based outside of London looking for a central London base. For more information on packages please register your interest at or contact [email protected]

For further information please contact Michelle Lewis, Michelle Lewis Communications on t. 07855 854874 or [email protected]

About The Building Society

About Elliott Wood

Elliott Wood are engineers. But we are no ordinary engineers. We are activists for a new kind of engineering profession in which our craft is re-evaluated by clients and collaborators and becomes pivotal to the design process. This paradigm shift relies on a combination of both technical and creative thinking.

Engineering is often about the unseen: much of what we do is hidden. Our intent is to explain and demystify this, uncovering the invisible workings of any structure. This way, we can reveal the hidden opportunities in a project, making the engineering work harder for our clients and materialising previously unidentified assets to make a positive impact. By revealing the unseen we can make a difference far beyond the nuts and bolts. We can engineer a better society.

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