Custom Group Ltd hold more public sector purchasing contracts for Schools and Higher education establishments than any other contractor in the UK, including all 4 of the remaining ‘pro 5’ consortiums – namely ESPO, YPO, NEPO and CBC. We are the first choice contractor for thousands of schools, colleges, universities and other educational establishments nationwide. We offer unrivalled service, vast expertise and a plethora of products to meet the most demanding requirements whilst also delivering total safety and value for money. 

Technical Experience & Training

  • 38 years of working in education establishments
  • All representatives and engineers CRB checked
  • All representatives originate from installation backgrounds and thus have a high level of technical experience
  • Experts in flame retardant textile products
  • Experts in electrically operated products
  • Goods manufactured to ISO9001 standards
  • ISO14001 Environmental management system 

Health and Safety

  • CHAS registered
  • Constructionline registered
  • Asbestos safety trained - all representatives and engineers
  • All lead engineers PASMA trained to safely work at height
  • All representatives & engineers completed CSCS health and safety training
  • Pro-active health and safety committee
  • Excellent safety record 

Types of Customer

  • Direct customers
  • Purchasing consortiums
  • Building contractors 

Approved framework contractors for

  • ESPO - Eastern Shire Purchasing Organisation
  • YPO – Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation
  • CBC – Central Buying Consortium
  • NEPO – North East Purchasing Organisation
  • Staffordshire Purchasing
  • Stoke on Trent City Council
  • Bristol City Council
  • CPC - Crescent Purchasing Consortium
  • NWUPC – North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium
  • Many individual University contracts 

Type of Establishment served in this sector

  • Nursery and infant schools
  • Secondary schools and academies
  • Colleges
  • Universities & other higher education establishments
  • Specialist learning facilities eg mental health 

Manufacturing & Resources

  • Goods made in our own factory, not subcontracted to others
  • Full professional installation
  • All engineers are employed by us, not subcontractors
  • Employed qualified electricians for electrical products
  • 3 factory and storage units totalling 20,000 sq feet
  • Nationwide mainland UK service

Ready to place an enquiry?

Please telephone 0808 1783138. You can email us at sallyf@custom-group.com or complete the quick call back request.

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