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Facilities management

Changing face of facilities management in education sector

By Colin Kenton, Managing Director of FM Services at KBR

How student centres can help create 'sticky campuses'

Atkins' Helen Groves explores the importance of 'in-between' spaces in creating successful cam...

7 ways to ensure a condensing boiler achieves top results

Upgrading to condensing boilers can transform the comfort and energy performance of a school b...

'One size doesn't fit all' for university assessment reports

Simon Fullard, Director at Actua Chartered Surveyors, discusses building condition and statuto...

Generating additional income for Newcastle schools with SLS

Both local schools and community groups in Newcastle are set to benefit from the School Lettin...

Universities successfully finding new revenue streams

The higher education sector is finding alternative ways to secure a sustainable future in comp...

Architects appointed for Portsmouth's new sports facility

FaulknerBrowns Architects will lead University of Portsmouth's new £50m sports facilities

Debate: drinking fountains vs bottle water

Bottled water is becoming an increasingly common sight in schools and colleges up and down the...

Maximising space with creative design

Flexible walls and rooftop playgrounds: Pozzoni Architecture's Alice Parker, explores how desi...

How schools can budget for reactive maintenance

Breakages & faults can be unwanted distractions when trying to run a school, as well as being ...

10 things you didn't know about infection control

Think you know all there is to know about hygiene? Think again

ROTOWASH goes top of the class!

Rotowash has proudly lead the market for over 30 years in cleaning technology, supplying syste...

Northampton University and its thermally activated building structure

The university's new million-pound campus has utilised REHAU's TAB system

Estate of play

The major concern facing estates managers post-Brexit: the status of the UK construction marke...

Vale Academy Trust

An interview with Sally Cox, Trust Catering Manager at the Vale Academy Trust in Oxfordshire

Work begins on Aston campus revamp

Work starts on a major redevelopment and refurbishment for Aston University 

Carmel Education Trust

The Carmel Education Trust has overarching accountability and governance of a number of academ...

Willmott Dixon to transform Old Admiralty Building

The company will also be responsible for renovating Alexandra Palace, another famous Grade II ...

A spotlight on summer servicing

As schools prepare for the summer holidays, Steven Evans, National Sales Manager at Potterton ...

Kalwall lights up Featherstone High School

The school's teaching block has been modernised with translucent cladding

How to be top of the class in procurement

David Johnston, Category Manager at ESPO, discusses how schools can tackle the procurement pro...

La Dolce Vita... In England

The Bringme Box means students can pick up their packages without the hassle

Scotts of Thrapston: Built to last

Scotts of Thrapston reveals the importance of sustainable educational buildings and positive l...

Essex's first school of medicine will be at Anglia Ruskin

Willmott Dixon has won the £20m contract to build the new Anglia Ruskin School of Medicine

DB Group: Leading Lights in Energy Management

DB Energy's work with George Watson's College demonstrates their skill in helping institutions...

A £900k summer investment for Bickley Park School

The Bromley school is improving its facilities and increasing classroom space to accommodate t...

Preview: Facilities Show 2017

Be part of the largest global gathering of FMs this June in London

Making the grade in student accommodation

Senior Architectural Systems' PURe® range of aluminium windows is proving popular in Sheffield...

State-of-the-art teaching centre for Warwick

'The Oculus' centre set to be visual focal point of the university

University of York's central hall to be refurbished

Britcon has been appointed to carry out the £700,000 contract

Airedale Academy revamps its flat roofs 

The Academy recently secured £1.5 million of funding for the refurbishment

St John's to open new sports facilities to the community

The state-of-the-art facilities will include a gala standard swimming pool and purpose-built d...

Infant school overhauls its heating system

Lound Academy Trust infant school turned its broken boilers into an opportunity to install a w...

Making the most of facilities

Scott Warrington, Director of School Lettings Solutions, talks generating essential income, an...

Hipperholme Grammar appoints new head and moves to one site

Jackie Griffiths will be the new head of the Grammar School Foundation as of September

Wolverhampton celebrates super campus construction

The University of Wolverhampton says its £250 million project is an investment into the region...

Oxford school uses offsite company to expand facilities

Bartholomew School used modular building company, Actavo Building Solutions, to build the faci...

Manor Academy sees role expand with new school building

The government's Priority School Building Programme invested £14m in the Hartlepool Academy in...

Historic Hatcham College's new windows delight

Some parts of the College date back to 1890, so The Window Company had to supply windows in ke...

Saving money from the ground up

Heckmondwike FB's Bob Mortimer discusses how schools can save money by building future-proof s...