To perform their core activities, educational organisations and institutions need land that is in the right location, and buildings that are safe and suitable for effective teaching. 

Our national team of commercial, planning and development property experts provides comprehensive advice to the day nurseries, independent, maintain, higher and further education sectors.

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We believe that education and learning should take place in safe, stimulating and engaging environments.

Like our clients, we want students to thrive and to reach their full potential, and we can help them achieve this through the high-quality planning and design of their real estate. 

Our experts can help to deliver educational buildings that make successful schools possible, create safer and stronger communities, promote thriving town centres, and contribute towards a cleaner and more sustainable environment.

Our expertise covers:

  • Asset review
  • Planning and masterplanning
  • Relocation strategies 
  • Land assembly, promotion, joint venture and option agreements
  • Development viability/feasibility
  • Scheme formulation/options appraisals
  • Disposal and acquisition
  • Building surveying
  • Valuation

Within the building consultancy sector we are able to offer:

  • Prioritising maintenance of existing assets with budgetary advice
  • Reinstatement costs assessments for building insurance purposes
  • Identifying specifying tendering and administrating contractors
  • Representing education facilities for building insurance claims 
  • Maintenance and forward planning of repair/refurbishment works
  • Energy efficiency improvement advice
@ Potrait of Mark Charter
Mark Charter
Head of Estate Management
01865 404406 email me about Mark
Matthew Ellams
Head of Project Management
07554 226516 email me about Matthew
@ Charlotte Hutchison
Charlotte Hutchison
020 7529 1517 email me about Charlotte

Mark is a Partner and a member of the firm's Rural Division. He is Head of Estate Management and has experience of advising private and institutional clients on all aspects of estate management, strategic advice, valuation and professional consultancy matters across the rural sector. Mark’s extensive experience in advising clients in the aforementioned areas allows him to as an expert witness in valuation and other estate or property matters. Additionally, he is a trustee of The Lady Nuffield Home, Oxford.

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Matthew Ellams is head of our project management team. He has considerable experience within the sector and has worked across a wide range of projects, servicing many different types of clients.

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Planning Expertise

Our Planning & Development teams operate alongside our Commercial division to offer our clients a lifecycle of services.


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