Barrington House, Watercombe Park, Lynx Trading Estate, Yeovil BA20 2HL
Wallingford, OX10 8BA
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
HR Wallingford is an independent engineering and environmental hydraulics organisation that has been operating for over 70 years. It delivers practical solutions to complex water-related challenges faced by its international clients.
A dynamic research programme underpins all that it does and keeps it at the leading edge. Its unique mix of know-how, assets and facilities includes state of the art physical modelling laboratories, a full range of numerical modelling tools and, above all, enthusiastic people with world-renowned skills and expertise.
HR Wallingford focuses on the complex challenges that water brings, and the innovative, practical solutions it takes to solve them. Its people apply their world-renowned skills and expertise in the fields of climate change, coastal management, ports and waterways, water resources, flood management, equipment and technology, oil, gas and mining, power and desalination, and smart data solutions.
HR Wallingford has the most modern and extensive suite of physical modelling facilities available anywhere in the world. Its state-of-the-art physical modelling facilities are housed in three purpose built halls, extending to around 14,400 m2, and include: wave basins, fast flow facility, wave flumes and specialist facilities for tsunami simulation. HR Wallingford is a world leader in simulating vessel navigation. The ten real-time simulators in its ship simulation centres have been used in over 700 projects world-wide, and have proved to be reliable, flexible and cost-effective design and evaluation tools.