TPS | Defence

Defence Sector

Protection and performance in defence



A specialist team with unrivalled knowledge across a wide range of disciplines, TPS delivers built environments to match modern military requirements.

TPS acts as direct advisors to defence organisations on their strategic needs, offering: health and safety coordination, training and auditing; civil and structural engineering, sustainability, building control and land surveying consultancy services. We are specialists in counter terrorism and explosive effects; mechanical and electrical engineering; surveying and defect advice; project and risk management.

We have an extensive track record in providing our services to many key defence establishments, including the Joint Forces Command HQ, GCHQ Cheltenham and the Defence Medical Services Education and Training Centre (Whittington Barracks).

Our heavy civil engineering expertise has been used in aircraft shelters, fuel and explosives storage and maritime jetties.

Our expertise has provided vehicle and aircraft maintenance facilities, test facilities, communications centres, accommodation and leisure facilities, runways and taxiways, air traffic control towers, bulk fuel installations, simulator buildings, terminals; submarine berths and training facilities.


Joan Murray


Joan Murray






  • Feasibility
  • Detail design
  • Full engineeing design
  • Design and build for contractors
  • Construction support
  • Surveys and advice
  • Seismic design
  • Counter terrorism
  • Access control and physical security design
  • Bomb blast protection
  • Explosive storage magazines
  • Hardened shelters
  • Airfield design
  • COLPRO and NBC
  • Façade design advice
  • Geotechnical engineering
  • Roads and infrastructure
  • Drainage including SUDS
  • Transportation planning
  • Environmental impact assessments
  • Ecological surveys
  • Archaeological and historical surveys
  • Land quality assessment
  • Energy management


Glencorse Barracks
Lucknow Barracks
Gaza Barracks