J Tomlinson is an experienced provider within education. We work closely with Nurseries, Primary and Secondary Schools, Academies, Free Schools, Colleges, Universities, Local Authorities and Diocese to provide and maintain educational environments that positively impact and influence future learning.
Our project teams ensure any work undertaken is tightly scheduled with the safety, security and welfare of students, teachers, staff and the public at the core of our delivery. Often works are completed in live working environments where our robust management procedures ensure works delivery with minimal disruption to your continuing operations.
We can provide a complete estate solution from new buildings, refurbishing existing, upgrading M&E services and ongoing facilities management. As a one stop shop clients benefit from efficiency savings which is increasingly important given budgetary constraints and increased demand for student places across the sector.
We have extensive experience of developing and delivering sustainable solutions that support your environmental strategies. By focussing on the whole life cost of your buildings and assets we can help you effectively manage budgets whilst delivering exceptional facilities for your students.
Whether building a new sports hall, refurbishing existing classrooms, designing and installing new M&E services in student accommodation or providing Mechanical, Electrical & Building planned and reactive maintenance for your facilities we always focus on the needs of you and your students.
We have a good understanding of a range of funding requirements having worked on many externally funded projects. This includes meeting requirements for the EFA, HEFCE, ERDF, LEP, HLF and Sport England.
J Tomlinson is proud to be delivering learning environments that inspire excellence.
Education case studies
In 2010, the University of Nottingham invested £10 million to create a new Engineering and Science Teaching and Learning Centre in response to the high demand for student study space, and to enhance its student experience.
J Tomlinson was appointed by main contractor, Mansell Construction, to provide full M&E installations as part of the project. Creating energy efficient, sustainable building was a critical consideration for the university, and the project required that the finished building achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating incorporating coordinated, efficient M&E Services.Read More
Skanska Central Nottinghamshire JV – Nottingham University Full M&E Services
J Tomlinson was appointed by St. Modwen to manage the design and build of Mease Spencer Academy - a new, single-storey primary school in Hilton, Derbyshire.Read More
St Modwen Properties plc – New-build Mease Spencer Academy
Acocks Green Primary School is located in Birmingham and has Academy status. The School’s heating system included a BMS control solution which allowed the City Council to dial in via a modem and telephone line.Read More
Acocks Green Primary School – BMS Integration to Web Enabled Control of all Heating and Hot Water Plant
Following a competitive tender process J Tomlinson was appointed as main contractor to work on the final phase of improvement works throughout Vision West Nottinghamshire College, including the six storey tower, the bridge to the six storey tower, the Enviro Block, the three storey tower, the Trades Building, the Learning Resource Centre, the Sherwood Building and the ‘Number 19’ building.Read More
Vision West Nottinghamshire College – External Refurbishment & Recladding of Multiple Campus Buildings
The Parker E-ACT Academy is a co-educational non-denominational Academy based in Daventry, Northamptonshire. The Academy admits students aged between 11 and 18.Read More
Northamptonshire County Council – Replacement of Boilers and Associated Equipment
Barnsley College were successful in securing funding from the Skills Funding Agency’s (SFA) College Capital Investment Fund (CCIF) to enable £4million of upgrades to its award-winning sport and public services facilities.Read More
Barnsley College – Sport & Public Services Facilities.
Following a prolonged growth in student numbers and attainment at the Bluecoat Aspley Academy, J Tomlinson was appointed as the main contractor to increase the size of the school's sixth form facility.Read More
Bluecoat Aspley Academy – Sixth Form Extension
Starbank School was originally founded as a primary school. However, in 2014, in response to a demand for places, Starbank became an ‘all-through’ school, for which a new building was built on Hob Moor Road.
J Tomlinson were appointed by Thomas Vale Construction as a partner to complete the full Mechanical and Electrical design and installation works throughout the new school, which would house both primary and secondary school students.
The M&E challenge was to produce a cost-effective, low maintenance solution that would both reduce running costs and also require less maintenance.Read More
Starbank School – All Through School M&E works
J Tomlinson were successful in securing the design and installation of the Mechanical and Electrical (M&E) services including renewable technologies, for a new school building at the privately funded, King’s School in Worcester.Read More
Kings School Worcester – The Keyes Building
J Tomlinson managing redevelopment of Grade II* listed building in Nottingham city centre
October 8, 2020
Nottinghamshire-based J Tomlinson Ltd is currently working to refurbish one of Nottingham’s most iconic, Grade II* listed buildings, located in…Read More
J Tomlinson to hold recruitment and apprenticeship events across Yorkshire & Humberside
January 27, 2020
J Tomlinson is holding a series of recruitment events across the Yorkshire and Humberside regions during late January and early…Read More
J Tomlinson shortlisted for Constructing Excellence Award
October 17, 2019
J Tomlinson is pleased to have been announced a finalist in the 2019 Constructing Excellence Awards, which celebrate innovation and…Read More
J Tomlinson breaks ground on £6m school development in Redditch
October 14, 2019
J Tomlinson has broken ground on a new £6 million primary school and nursery in the Worcestershire town of Redditch….Read More
J Tomlinson supports mental wellbeing in the workplace
October 10, 2019
J Tomlinson has introduced a team of Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAs) to help support mental wellbeing across the company…Read More
J Tomlinson shortlisted for Education Estates awards 2019
July 18, 2019
J Tomlinson has been shortlisted for the prestigious Contractor of the Year title at the 2019 Education Estates Awards. From…Read More