An important sector for us at Virtus Consult, we help our education clients develop better facilities and improve the learning environment, recognising the significant impact this has on young minds.

Clients have a vision for the future, from village primary schools to metropolitan university campuses and our highly skilled, multi-disciplinary teams have the experience to turn drawing-board visions into reality.

Benefitting from a sector experience we measure in decades, are clients like Cokethorpe School and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, which sought our support on projects ranging from extensive refurbishment and extension works through to the provision of a new Sixth Form Centre for Arden School in Knowle.

A key skill we believe sets our service apart is the ability to listen, carefully; to truly understand what a client wants to achieve, which might not always be the easiest solution to deliver – a challenge we are always happy to accept.

As education budgets come under greater pressure, there is little doubt our award-winning energy reduction programmes will become increasingly popular with education service providers of all sizes, in both public and private sectors.

So, if it’s time you cut your energy bills, we’d be happy to explain what we do. And how much you will save.

Case Studies

Summer Fields School

Summer Fields School appointed Virtus to provide Energy Consultancy services for their estate at Mayfield Road, Oxford. Delivering our award-winning Energy Reduction Programme we were able to identify and achieve annual savings of £22,000 against their annual energy expenditure.

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Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council have worked extensively with Virtus on nine school projects varying in size from a £250,000 refurbishment and extension through to the provision of a new Sixth Form Centre for Arden School in Knowle, Solihull. Operating in partnership with Solihull Council’s Building Design Group, Virtus have been involved in pre-contract services including […]

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What our clients say

  • “Virtus were very professional, purposeful and organised with a very refreshing approach and attitude to tackling the issues that arose head on and where necessary go that ‘extra mile’ to overcome them.”
    Compliance Manager Asset Management, Nick Rudge.

    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
  • “The team showed natural aptitude for developing innovative approaches to the project.”
    Alex Horsfall-Turner.

    Buckinghamshire County Council
  • “Virtus have enhanced the long-term value of our real estate portfolio, provided a new reliable income stream and helped to build stronger long-term relationships with our tenants”
    , Environmental Manager, Graham Baxter.

    Standard Life Investments
  • “Whilst the quality and effort to date provide evidence of value for money it is the willingness to invest time in developing relationships that underpin successful delivery. My experience [of Virtus] to date has been wholly positive and I would be happy to relay that to others”. Business Development Manager, Jonathan MacWilliam.

    Cherwell District Council
  • “The team at Virtus have done a fantastic job and we look forward to working with them again soon”, Engineering, Tutbury, Robert Oades.

    Nestle
  • “All round I think it was a good outcome and we were impressed with Virtus throughout”,
    Toby Hudson.

    Aggregate Industries
  • "I can’t remember ever working with such dedicated and personable people with such integrity. You are an organization I regard as ‘a breath of fresh air’ to the industry”
    Trevor Thompson, PCO Project Manager.

    Rolls Royce
  • "Working with the team at Virtus you get a personal service"
    , Group Property Programme Manager, Dave Winter.

    Rolls-Royce
  • "You make us think differently"
    Director of Asset Management, John Sellars.

    Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust