Core Business / Areas of Diversification

Building environment and services engineering
Sustainable design solutions for bespoke projects
Multi-disciplinary specialist design services covering mechanical, electrical and environmental


Key Personnel / Contacts

Tristan Couch, Director
Stephen White, Director
Anna Barlow, Head of PR and Marketing


Company Address

6-9 Union Wharf
23 Wenlock Road
N1 7SB


Business Operating Zone



Company Profile

Skelly & Couch is a dynamic firm of award-winning building environment and services engineers based in north London. The company’s primary market focus is to provide fully co-ordinated, sustainable designs for bespoke projects with a construction value of between £1m and £35m.

Our projects have won many architectural and sustainability awards and we have considerable experience of prestigious theatre and performance projects. These include

The much-praised new Bridge Theatre, led by Nicholas Hytner and Nick Starr, overlooking Tower Bridge,winner of a RIBA London Award
The Bush Theatre refurbishment, ‘highly commended’ in the 2017 AJ Retrofit Awards
The spectacular, multimillion-pound redevelopment restoring the Grade I-listed Theatre Royal Drury Lane to its former glory
The new-build and refurbishment project at Grade II*-listed Chichester Festival Theatre, winner of five 2015 RIBA South East Awards
The conservation and redevelopment of the rare surviving Grade II*-listed Victorian music hall, Hoxton Hall
The Caryl Churchill Theatre complex at Royal Holloway, University of London
The refurbishment of a 19th century warehouse in Dryden Street, London, for the Donmar Warehouse theatre company, winner of a 2015 RIBA London Award
The Grade II-listed, 6000m2 Battersea Arts Centre, a long-term project upgrading services, technical infrastructure and thermal performance
New front and back-of-house facilities for Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre
Current refurbishment project at Hall for Cornwall in Truro



CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers)
ACE (Association for Consultancy and Engineering)


Winner of ACE Building Services Excellence Awards for two years running
Named a Top 50 construction industry employer for three consecutive years by Building magazine’s Good Employer Guide 2015, 2016 and 2017
Director Dr Mark Skelly awarded Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ 2015 Construction and Building Services Division Prize


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