Downley engineering and market intelligence consultancy

Downley Consultants is a business and engineering consultancy focused on two dynamic and growing fields of civil engineering:

  • Geosynthetics
  • Underground pipe network assessment and rehabilitation

In both sectors we provide our clients with professional expert advice on market and competitive knowledge and intelligence, and engineering design, condition assessment and solutions to problems.

Our team of highly experienced leading industry experts provides high quality and high value advice to inform clients on markets and to solve their technical and engineering problems in our fields of expertise. Downley Consultants celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2022 and has supported and guided hundreds of clients around the world successfully, cost-effectively and confidentially. We are proud of our record of consistently very high client satisfaction throughout that period, reflected in the high level of repeat business from satisfied clients.

Downley Consultants provides its clients with high-level strategic marketing and market intelligence so that they can make key management decisions with confidence based on robust and reliable knowledge of the markets and competitive landscape. We do so based on our extensive engineering expertise and knowledge in these sectors; in geosynthetics conceptual and preliminary design, solutions development and specification to achieve sustainable and economic structures; and in underground utility networks inspection, condition assessment and rehabilitation to extend the service life of valuable assets that cannot easily be replaced.

Over almost 30 years we have advised and supported our clients across many key activities:

  • Global, regional & local market knowledge & research
  • Competitive analysis of markets and key segments
  • Strategic market analysis and evaluation of options
  • Positioning for optimum competitive advantage
  • Review and development of winning value propositions
  • ¬†Analysis & development of sustainable and economic engineering solutions with geosynthetics
  • Inspection, engineering condition assessment and rehabilitation of underground utility networks
  • Professional engineering design across all applications in both geosynthetics and underground network rehabilitation
  • Asset management plans
  • Performance- and prescriptive-based technical specifications


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