Recruitment Expertise for the Built Environment

Quality staff are the most important asset of any successful business, never more so than in the engineering sector. We have the expertise and experience to save you time and money finding the right people for key roles.

Our Sectors

Civil & Structural Mechanical & Electrical


As specialists with a long track record of finding the right people for key roles in the industry, Lethaby and Cook quickly establish the technical skills you require and the level of experience any candidate should have.

By acquiring an in-depth understanding of exactly what you need and what your vacancy offers, we will present the opportunity through the right channels and in the most appealing and informative way to attract the best possible potential employees.

We stay in touch with a vast network of candidates and by advertising, seeking referrals as well as making direct approaches, your vacancy is guaranteed to get the best possible exposure.

Our candidates are fully interviewed and vetted, however, finding the right person involves more than just analysing their curriculum vitae. We get to know the person behind the CV - their long-term goals, personal circumstances and character.

Consequently, Lethaby and Cook introduce you only to those people who are potentially suitable for the job and can make a positive contribution to your business.

After all, your time is valuable.

Are you considering a new career?

Contact us in complete confidence to discuss career options and forthcoming opportunities. We are available during and after office hours.

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Recent News Articles

Fresh job related news content posted each day.

Six Month Review

The first six months of  2017 have been hectic at Lethaby & Cook with the permanent recruitment aspect of the business really gaining momentum. Of course, for Paul Cook, after 21 years at Thomas Telford, the permanent sector is second nature, whilst for Bob Lethaby, it has been very rewarding growing the M&E permanent sector

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Busy First Quarter at Lethaby & Cook

Mechanical & Electrical Despite economic confusion as Article 50 begins its long painful process, it has been a busy start to year for Lethaby & Cook, with the M&E contract side of the business being particularly buoyant. We have been supplying project staff to contracts in Reading, Marlow, Hayes, Uxbridge, Staines, Farnham and Central London.

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Civil & Structures Update

Our civil engineering recruitment division has been pleased by the high levels of confidence clients have shown during the first few weeks of 2017 . This welcome feedback isn’t just coming from our clients in the consulting engineering sector (easily the largest employer of professionally qualified civil and structural expertise in the UK) but from

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