d3associates offer a range of professional services to support school estate managers with the delivery of capital, maintenance and estate management programmes, and provide a high quality school environment that is effective, safe and sustainable.

We provide independent design and consultancy services covering all aspects of building improvement from statutory testing and compliance, to refurbishment and new build. We also offer a comprehensive range of environmental consultancy services that help you manage your energy use and carbon footprint resulting in improved energy efficiency and cost savings.


architectural design

d3a’s extensive design and project management experience will ensure that school projects are delivered on time and within budget. We can manage the development of new buildings or extend and refurbish existing ones.

Our in-house consulting team has a range of expertise including experienced architects and engineers to provide design solutions to school estates. We will develop the design, submit planning applications, manage the procurement process, advise on health and safety issues and supervise the works on site.

Energy efficiency

Our team provides independent advice, focused on your needs. We can undertake an energy audit to assess your current use and recommend measures to reduce demand; initially focusing on the ‘easy wins’.

Our expertise also covers all areas of renewable energy advice and installation including biomass, solar, ground and air source heat pumps and wind power.

funding support

We appreciate schools need to submit funding or grant applications for design and the capital works. We have extensive experience in supporting the completion of Education Funding Agency capital maintenance bids and have recent success in submissions.

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