Experienced Building Services and Environmental Engineers

GLD Technical Consulting is a flexible and collaborative Building Services Engineering Design Consultancy founded in 2014. Our Managing Director and Founder, Laura Dunlop, is a chartered building services engineer with CIBSE, who has over 20 years’ experience in the industry.

As our core team developed over the last few years, so did our company ethos. We believe it’s our people that make us stand out from the crowd and we pride ourselves on their diverse experience and technical ability.

At GLD we will provide you with innovative, economic, sustainable and inspired solutions. Even in the most challenging of environments we will provide you with a high level of service. Your projects will be completed at lower cost and in a time to meet your program needs.

Our experience in designing Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) installations is varied and extensive. We have vast experience working with Contractors, End Clients, Architects, Project Managers and Quantity Surveyors, so we can work with you all the way through your project from conception to handover and end of defects.

We have a considered, collaborative and inclusive approach, meaning we can work easily with all your stakeholders, from Architects and Developers, to Specialist Consultants and Contractors. Our client focused approach means we have you in mind at all times.

We have experience in a wide range of sectors from private high end residential projects, educational developments, care facilities, commercial offices, healthcare, industrial, retail, media studios and multi-use buildings.  For more details see our services and project pages.

For your projects we can design, specify, coordinate and oversee the full range of Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health Services.  Designing buildings that you and the people who use them can be proud of. Using the latest technologies, we will design environmentally sound and efficient spaces that will enhance performance and inspire.

GLD Technical Consulting


GLD was founded by Laura to give her greater flexibility and to work locally so she could be closer to her childcare settings.

Laura has always found great satisfaction and pride in her work as a Building Services and Environmental Engineer and looked to find a way to work flexibly while bringing up her two young daughters.  She has created a place to work that supports her family commitments and her strong work ethic. A collaborative, inclusive and flexible environment, it has always been important to her that the team at GLD enjoying coming to work, you enjoy working with us and people enjoy being in and working in the buildings we participate in designing.

The team at GLD believe that it is our responsibility to ensure the building services we design for you are as energy efficient as possible, whilst remaining within the project constraints. Keeping at the forefront of the latest trends and technologies help to make this happen. Our experience in providing building regulations Part L Compliance calculations provides a pivotal role in this.

We strive to work in an independent, respectful and ethical way, building great working relationships as we progress and we hope to be working with you many times moving forward.

Looking to the future we aspire to have an in house BIM Level 3 enabled offering, with all of our engineers capable of designing and working in Revit MEP. This will allow us to provide you with life cycle services and a BIM asset model for your facilities post contract as well as 3D designs for your ongoing construction contracts.

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Speak to us on 01942 889535