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Shoreham Technical Centre (STC)

Shoreham-by-Sea enjoys a unique location in the South East of England. The town is bordered to the north by the South Downs National Park, to the west by the open valley of the River Adur and to the south by the river and Shoreham Beach. Just ten miles to the east is the vibrant and cosmopolitan coastal city of Brighton & Hove, with its rich mix of cultural, heritage, arts and recreation attractions. As such, Shoreham offers a highly attractive place to live, work and socialise.

The area is oozing with history and Brighton is the undisputed cultural capital of Sussex with its theatres, restaurants, nightclubs and its annual arts festival.

Another big positive of the area its family friendly environment and the outlook for the area looks good as it continues to attract new investment and new residents.

The proximity to the sea and the Sussex downs means those seeking a healthier lifestyle can sail or cycle to their hearts content. 

Once here you will not want to leave!!!

The Shoreham Technical Centre is the head office and largest of Ricardo’s international network of technical facilities and it is also the longest established, having been opened in 1919.  But its engineering, design, development test and library and information facilities are amongst the most advanced in the global markets in which the company operates. Combined with modern, well-equipped offices, the site provides a highly stimulating work environment for its staff. 
The Shoreham Technical Centre currently has over 600 employees and in addition to its technical facilities, boasts a well-equipped canteen and a small gym.

Technical Focus

Design, development and research of internal combustion engines and systems including gasoline, diesel and gaseous fuelled engines of all sizes. Engine and vehicle acoustic development and refinement. Engine and vehicle control and calibration. Fuel and lubricant testing and development. Emissions related chemistry. Motorcycle, moped and scooter total design and development.


Oonagh McPhillips
L&D & Strategic Resourcing Manager

Caroline Duffy
L&D & Recruitment Coordinator

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