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OverviewEducation

Hookway - Experts
in securing funding

From individual primary schools to large multi-academy trusts we have helped every kind of educational establishment secure funding for capital expenditure projects.

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Hookway - Experts
in building surveying

We currently work with over 90 schools, arranging everything from simple maintenance to major extensions.

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Hookway - Experts
in property support

Our team of experienced surveyors and support staff deliver a highly responsive, reliable and professional support service. 

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Hookway - Experts
in building design

Hookway has over 40 years' experience of designing and specifying buildings for the education sector.

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Overview

Hookway specialises in the maintenance and development of school buildings. With over 70 years’ experience we are experts in our field. Our advice and support can help you secure valuable additional funding, assess, plan and manage maintenance work, and ensure that you achieve the very best from your budget. 

Our approach

You will find that we are as passionate about education as you are and we believe in creating and maintaining the best possible learning environments. Over the years we have worked in partnership with more than 200 schools, colleges, academies and MATS to help them successfully achieve this goal.

Education Services

Building relationships, delivering value 

We have established lasting relationships with our education sector clients by truly understanding and meeting their building and construction needs. This is underpinned by clients having direct access to one of our experienced and qualified surveyors.  Having the same senior person as your main point of contact helps build trust as well as continuity of knowledge of your building assets. This in turn enables us to provide the best advice at every stage of your property life cycle as well as deliver projects on brief, on time and on budget.

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Building trust and continuity of knowledge of your building assets allows us to provide the best advice at every stage of your property life cycle. 

Our history

Education sectors

For Academies & MATS

Whether you are converting to, or already operate as, an academy, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing the fabric of your buildings. 

We have significant experience in working with academies and trusts and can help you manage you budget to achieve maximum value. Our long involvement in the construction, maintenance and improvement of schools has helped us to develop a clear and sympathetic understanding of the education sector. We are as passionate about education as you and believe in creating and maintaining the best possible learning environments. Over the years we have worked in partnership with more than 200 schools and colleges to help them successfully achieve this goal.

For Community & Voluntary Aided Schools

Our expertise in the education sector has evolved over the last fifty years through continuous work on Voluntary Aided Schools for Church of England and Roman Catholic Dioceses. Our long involvement in the education sector has allowed us to develop a clear and sympathetic understanding of the educational sector and bodies such as the DCSF, LSC and Local Education Authorities.

We offer a personal service to each educational establishment which can range from repairing broken windows to providing major building projects. We are passionate about education and believe in creating and maintaining the best possible learning environments. Over the years we have worked in partnership with more than 80 schools and colleges to help them successfully achieve this goal. If it’s part of your building, then we can fix it, extend it, improve it or rebuild it. 

For Independent Schools

Long involvement in the construction, maintenance and improvement of schools and colleges has allowed us to develop a clear and sympathetic understanding of the educational sector. Our Independent school clients appreciate the value that we bring when working with them. 

We are passionate about education and believe in creating and maintaining the best possible learning environments. Over the years we have worked in partnership with more than 80 schools and colleges to help them successfully achieve this goal. If it’s part of your building, then we can fix it, extend it, improve it or rebuild it. We offer a personal service to each educational establishment which can range from repairing broken windows to providing major building projects.

For Further Education

Hookway has a great deal of experience in working with further education establishments and colleges. We understand the challenges that you are up against and can help you to get the most out of your budget as well as ensuring that you remain compliant with complex health and safety legislation.

We are as passionate about education and believe in creating, and maintaining, the best possible learning environments. Over the years we have worked in partnership with more than 80 schools and colleges to help them successfully achieve this goal. We offer a personal service to each educational establishment which can range from repairing broken windows to providing major building projects. 

Related case studies

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Torquay Boys’ Grammar School

With a proud history dating back to 1904, Torquay Boys’ Grammar School takes pride in providing an exceptional learning environment and the very best facilities for its pupils.

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Block Rebuild - Ashcombe Primary School

Ashcombe Primary School is a thriving educational establishment that was originally constructed back in 1969.

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Bath & Wells MAT

Condition Surveys help Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust plan and implement critical preventative maintenance works.

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Testimonial

“Tom's advice and guidance, were as usual exemplary and he helped trouble-shoot any practical problems that arose to get the work completed on time and in budget. ”

“Hookway really understand schools – including their needs and the financial pressure that they are often under - and we have a long-standing and very positive working relationship with the company.”

“Tom Bishop led us through the two-year process with a calm and professional demeanour. His contribution to the project was central to the completion of the building on-time (during the pandemic) and the design outcomes have suited our teaching and performance needs completely. A highly successful design and architectural project.”

News

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CIF OUTCOME - 2022/23

The Condition Improvement Fund (CIF) 2022/23 results have been announced and Hookway is delighted to have achieved a 75% success rate on bid applications.

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Block Rebuild - Ashcombe Primary School

Hookway overcame a CIF funding challenge for Ashcombe Primary School who had major concerns around the suitability, condition and safety of its two large teaching blocks.

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CIF bid applications 2023-24

The deadline is fast approaching for bid applications for CIF 2023-24. If you’re considering applying we can help you prepare your application ready to submit.

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