Eric Wright flourishes in education sector

Bamber Bridge-based property specialist Eric Wright Professional Services has reported 20 per cent growth in the education sector.

The company, part of the wider Eric Wright Group, new serves 55 individually managed schools and plans to increase this by a further 20 per cent over the next 12 months.

Services including estates management, planned preventative maintenance, statutory compliance, day-to-day reactive maintenance, helpdesk facilities, contract administration, project management, and design of projects up to £2m. Additionally, they advise clients on securing capital investment for their schools through various funding routes such as SCA Funding, emergency capital, CiF, SALIX, and SEEF.

Drew Hird, who heads up the division, said: "Delivering the highest standard of consultancy and facilities management services to schools has never been more important than it is at this point in time and we continue to adapt our business to meet the changing needs of the sector.

"We have had to be very fluid in the way we deliver services to our schools and have provided individual, bespoke support on a case by case basis, dependent on each school’s specific activities and needs."

  • For further Lancashire business news, advice and analysis subscribe to Lancashire Business View or join the LBV Hub from just £2.50 per month. Click here to subscribe now.