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PM Group and sister company, Devereux Architects, have considerable experience across all areas of the education sector from early years and primary through to university and further education.  Our teams of experts can provide the full range of design services and manage the entire project from procurement to construction. 

Our service is flexible and ranges from site master planning through concept to detailed design.   Multi-discipline design expertise ensures full coordination and we work interactively with our clients. Because we act as a single point-of-contact, our projects have shorter time-to-market and more cost effective outcomes.

Sustainability is often high on our client’s agenda.  Our designs have won awards for sustainability including the first BREEAM Excellent for the Institute for Research on Environment and Sustainability at Newcastle University.  We have also achieved BREEAM Very Good and 60% carbon reduction on a number of other projects through low cost passive strategies and the use of new technologies.

Our design teams work with psychologists and educationalists to examine best way-finding systems, appropriate use of colour and how to build in passive surveillance to reduce bullying and anti-social behaviour.

In the Higher Education sector our clients include King’s College London; Jagiellonian University, Poland; Durham University; University College London and University College Cork.

Recent school projects are examples of current international school design and progressive thinking and in all types of education our architects endeavour to design award winning buildings that are cost efficient.  We also bring a strong knowledge and experience for sports facilities design. We have designed many education projects with community access including facilities at Canterbury, a new Sports Hall at Royal Holloway College and the new PE Hall at Roehampton University.

An increasing proportion of our current workload is refurbishing existing education facilities and developing strategies to maximise asset utilisation and support clients in delivering efficient and sustainable estates.