Purpose-driven design for our changing environment

The Useful Simple Trust is a family of professional design practices driving change. Our experienced and committed engineers, architects, designers and strategists work side-by-side, and with our clients and users, to deliver valuable outcomes with positive impact. Our structure creates real value for our clients, beneficiaries and wider society.

As a B Corp™, social enterprise and employee-owned organisation we do things differently. Our people are highly motivated and committed because our values mean that our combined success is shared equitably.

Expedition Engineering / We are an engineering practice with experience on a wide range of building, infrastructure and masterplanning projects.

Think Up / We develop educational strategies and best practice guidance for institutions and companies across the construction and engineering sectors.

Thomas.Matthews / We are an award-winning graphic design agency creating work that has sustainability at its heart.

Useful Projects / We are a sustainability consultancy for the built environment.

Useful Studio / We are an architecture and design practice committed to being a force for good in the built environment.

Our trailblazing work, delivered through the Trust companies, is knitted together by four key themes: Work for Good, More with Less, Restore and Adapt and Get, Set, Zero. These strands ensure that we exceed our clients’ needs, champion our communities and pioneer through design for our planet.

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Useful Simple Trustee Limited

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