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AtkinsRéalis continue to work with more than half of the Higher Education Institutions across the UK, improving learning environments and recognising our responsibility to create spaces where people of all ages can learn, innovate and build our future. Our people have years of experience transforming higher education institutions so that they, and their students, can reach their fullest potential. By using the full breadth of our people’s expertise, we can provide a range of solutions including Project & Programme Management, Architecture, Engineering and Multidisciplinary design. We create an effective interface between operational and estate goals, working with clients to understand their needs, driving innovation, excellence and best value through design, procurement and construction.

Ridge and Partners LLP

Ridge is an award-winning, built environment consultancy with vast experience and expertise in the higher education sector. They offer a full range of Project and Cost Management, Planning, Architecture, Surveying, Design, Engineering, Digital/BIM and Sustainability/NZC services. Ridge understands the highly regulated and procedure driven, operational university environment and is appointed on the key frameworks available to the HE sector, including CCS, F21, NHS SBS, PPF and ESPO. Founded in 1946, they now employ over 1,200 people in 11 offices across the UK. “We offer scale and expertise with a personal touch that provides our clients with reliable, exceptional services.”


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AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come.

AgileAcoustics design, manufacture and install acoustic pods, acoustic dividers, and acoustic baffles/rafts for many HE and public sector clients across the UK.

Arcadis is the leading global Design & Consultancy for natural and built assets. Applying our sector insights and design, consultancy, engineering, and project management services we work with our clients to deliver sustainable outcomes.

Arup is a global collective of designers, consultants and experts dedicated to sustainable development, using imagination, technology and rigour to shape a better world.

Audiebant specialises in providing Mass Communication and Lockdown systems for Colleges and Universities.  Delivered through Audio, Visual and Mobile technology.

BDP is a major international architect-led practice that designs learning and research environments to inspire and nurture the people who use them.

Bevan Brittan is a top 100 national law firm. Our specialist Higher Education lawyers provide a full range of legal services, while delivering value for money.

BW: Workplace Experts was founded in 2000 by a couple of innovation-minded individuals. Our aim is to make the refurbishment journey simpler, more collaborative and much more reliable.

CBRE is a leading provider of FM & Real Estate delivering M&E maintenance, fabric, and soft-services (front-of-house, cleaning, security, and catering) as a managed service.

Façade specialist based in Northern Ireland with project scopes spanning the whole UK and various sectors acting as principal contractor on remedial projects.

Cundall is a global, independent, multi-disciplinary consultancy delivering sustainable engineering and design solutions across the built environment including university projects across the UK and globally.

At the forefront of new and sustainable engineering solutions designed to enhance the world around us and deliver lasting good to the communities we serve.

The UK’s leading design build overcladding specialist with unrivalled track record of decarbonising the HE/FE estate through a fabric first approach delivering proven performance.

ECOSYNC Smart and dynamic Energy Management platform able to adapt temperature control to room occupancy providing control and data in how energy is consumed in buildings.Reducing energy costs, helping to meet sustainability goals and ensuring occupants have a comfortable environment.

Fusion Project Management is an independent firm of management consultants, offering a Director led project management, quantity surveying and design service in the HE sector.

G&T’s HE experts ensure life remains ‘business as usual’ whilst providing clients with a range of services on their construction projects, including Cost and Project Management.

GenNorth is focused on generating a sustainable future, through the provision of Board level strategic advice, the development and implementation of workplace change, and the delivery of complex programmes and projects whilst reducing carbon footprint.

Gerald Eve is a firm of chartered surveyors and property consultants based in the UK, operating from nine offices with over 600 professionals.

AssetWorks Facilities (GoAssetWorks) provides estate and facility management solutions exclusively for higher education. Built on 30 years of best practice, these solutions are flexible, scalable, and offer a 360-degree view of facility operations.

GRAHAM delivers award-winning construction projects, recognised for quality, safety and value for money. It doesn’t just construct inspirational university buildings; GRAHAM delivers lasting impact.

Hawkins\Brown is a professional multi-disciplinary architectural team with expertise ranging from retrofit to digital innovation and from landscape to interior design.

Interface, Inc., is a global flooring solutions enterprise with an integrated portfolio of carpet tile and resilient flooring products, where everything is third-party certified carbon neutral.

INVIDA is a Space, Asset and Service Management Platform. 
An easy to implement SaaS solution used by University, NHS and private sector estate teams.

JLL is a leading professional and building services firm shaping the future of real estate for a better world through technology, sustainability and building performance.

Lendlease Consulting is part of a globally integrated Lendlease real estate group. We are a multidisciplinary consultancy helping Education organisations to deliver their Estate projects.

At Mace, we are global construction and consultancy experts in shaping the built environment. Leading the way to a more connected, resilient and sustainable world.

Majenta, a digital engineering consultancy, supports owner-operators with BIM and Digital Information Management, resulting in more efficient design, construction, and operation of their built assets.

Maris Interiors has been designing exceptional office and education environments since 1977. We are the UK’s leading office and education design and build experts.

Matrix Booking supports productive hybrid working and lets staff in higher education find the right workspace they need while freeing up valuable space for teaching.

As an offsite manufacturing specialist, McAvoy creates high-quality modular facilities that are sustainable, adaptable and delivered rapidly to meet temporary or permanent needs.

Miltiadou Cook Mitzman architects, is an award winning architects practice specialising in higher education, sustainability, urbanism and refurbishments, based in Bloomsbury, and in Winchester, Hampshire.

Nicholas Hare Architects is an award-winning design practice, education specialists with a sustainable track record delivering good value through exemplary and collaborative university projects.

NORR collaboratively designs inspiring and innovative spaces that enhance student and staff experience. Our holistic approach creates flexible, sustainable and inclusive learning and research environments.

Overbury deliver outstanding Higher Education fit outs & refurbishments based on decades of experience with universities across the UK. We believe brilliant minds deserve exceptional facilities.

Pagabo make procurement quicker, simpler, and more effective. Our compliant frameworks connect you to the right suppliers for a range of works, services, and goods.

From masterplanning and estates strategies to designing academic buildings, research facilities, and student accommodation. Pascall+Watson shape inspiring environments, enhancing the lives of students and faculty.

Portakabin is a market leading manufacturer of modular buildings, from stand-alone classrooms and laboratories through to award-winning modular structures such as ultra-modern schools and universities.

Procure Partnerships Framework specialises in construction procurement, offering tender management and project support; currently supporting 27 UK universities to enhance their infrastructure, through long term partnership.

PTS develops Smart Campus Strategies for University Masterplans and provides independent design on capital programmes, including networks/Wi-Fi, AV, collaboration technologies, IT infrastructure and Security.

Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) is an independent global construction, property and management consultancy. We strive to shape the future of the built environment.

We are more than an architectural practice – we’re a team of teams with diverse and extensive expertise, delivering value and positive impact for our clients and communities. #Everythingarchitecture

Savills is one of the UK’s leading multi-sector global property advisers. Within the education sector we offer a comprehensive property consultancy service to educational institutions, affiliated commercial ventures, developers, occupiers, funders and investors.

Sheppard Robson is an ever-evolving collective of architects, interior designers and masterplanners. Together our team design buildings, spaces and places that are people-centred and precision-made.

Siemens are a technology company that combines a rich heritage with the spirit of innovation. We empower our customers to transform the everyday and shape the future of how we live and learn.

SMC2 design and construct high quality structures. Our innovative solutions bring together sport and play in satisfying the needs of today and tomorrow."

Transform your university campus management with our intuitive cloud -based CAFM software, expertly tailored for seamless operations, proactive maintenance, and robust Health and Safety compliance.

Design With Community In Mind - We plan, design and deliver the development and infrastructure needed to support the creation of sustainable, healthy and prosperous communities.

Stride Treglown is an employee-owned, carbon neutral architecture practice. In 2021, we became the first large UK practice to join the purpose-driven B Corp community.

We are architects, masterplanners and interior designers based in London. We create learning environments that are sustainable, healthy and always connected to nature

TEC are a member owned not-for-profit public buying organisation. We are the energy experts who will support our members to achieve sustainable energy solutions.

Litmus is an independent facilities management and catering consultancy and an AUDE Business Partner.  Since 1993 we have helped Universities optimise all aspects of their facilities management and foodservice resources.

Thorlux Lighting (a division of FW Thorpe Plc) designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of professional lighting and control systems.

Trend are the market leading provider of BEMS systems. We offer customised education solutions to help you control and optimise your educational estate.

Trilogy creates inspiring campuses for the education sector. We transform buildings with untapped potential into dynamic places that foster learning, student experience and entrepreneurship.

Making a difference for the Higher Education sector for over 75 years, creating a green, inclusive and productive world.

Unite Students is the UK's largest owner, manager, and developer of purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA) serving the country's world-leading higher education sector.

Urbis Schréder are the UK’s leading manufacturer of connected, outdoor lighting solutions improving safety, security and sustainability across campus applications.

Vital Energi provide sustainable energy generation, distribution and management solutions which reduce carbon emissions and energy bills for the public sector throughout the UK.

Willmott Dixon is a construction and interiors company that became one of the first to receive a King's Award for Enterprise for driving social mobility in society.

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