Specialist Contractors to the Education Sector

We are a leading provider of developments, refurbishments, repairs and fit outs for schools and other educational establishments including nurseries, colleges and universities. We cover all areas within these environments including classrooms, gyms, labs, IT facilities, staff rooms and more.

Over the past 20 years, we’ve become a trusted contractor to the education sector and have been awarded many construction projects from return customers due to our prompt, non-disruptive and cost-effective service. We also frequently work with surveyors to complete CIF tenders.

We cover everything from general grounds maintenance to interior classroom refits and complete building renovation works offering a streamlined process designed to complete projects on time, within budget constraints and with minimal disruption to the premises.

Our Services to the Education Sector

    We provide a complete range of services to educational facilities in the South West and beyond, examples of the services we provide include:

  • Roofing installation, ongoing maintenance and cleaning.
  • Installation, maintenance of HVAC equipment in classrooms, gyms, communal areas and more.
  • Complete interior refits and refurbishments for classrooms, sports halls and communal areas including HVAC, lighting, painting, security, fire detection and more.
  • Flooring installation, repairs, ongoing maintenance and cleaning. We have experience working with carpeting, vinyl, laminate and more.
  • Installation of cooking equipment, infrastructure and seating in canteens.
  • General building and classroom maintenance, repairs and refurbishments.
  • Painting and decorating of classrooms and communal spaces.
  • Installation and maintenance of outdoor facilities including pavilons, climbing frames and playgrounds.
  • Specialist classrooms such as sensory rooms.
  • Asbestos removal.
  • General grounds maintenance.
  • Plumbing works.
  • Insurance work.
  • In addition to our reactive service, we can work on a proactive basis, providing regular planned visits to carry out agreed works and prevent the risk of an emergency callout. When working on this basis, we plan our visits out of school time to minimise disruption.

    As CHAS accredited contractors, schools, colleges and other educational premises can relax with the peace of mind that all our polices, procedures and training are up to date with the latest recommended health and safety standards.


Need help getting your job done on time & within budget? Contact us today for your quote.

Why Choose Gentip?

  • We understand that when there is a problem in an educational facility, it needs to be dealt with quickly to avoid any disruption, that’s why we offer a 24/7 emergency callout service to all our customers.
  • We recognise the importance of construction works being as non-disruptive as possible for students and teachers. That’s why we often work out of hours or over the school holidays, working to agreed timeframes to minimise disruption.
  • All our contractors and external suppliers are DBS checked for complete peace of mind. Additionally, all contractors will carry photo ID at all times.
  • All of the work we carry out is done to a high standard and in line with relevant health and safety legislation.
  • As sustainable contractors, we have a commitment to green building work and only use materials that are sustainably sourced, energy efficient and eco-friendly. We are currently working to become a carbon neutral business.


  • Are your fit outs in line with Government Legislation?

    Yes, the current Government rules state that new primary and secondary schools:

    “Must be built more efficiently, sustainably and cheaply in line with new baseline designs announced today, delivering a 30% cost reduction and saving up to £6 million per school.”

    At Gentip, we work to this Government set standard for any school build or fit out, ensuring that the project is both sustainable and affordable.

  • We have a limited budget, can you help?

    We know that education budgets have been slashed in recent years, so we work closely with you to provide you with the best solutions for your budget.

  • Can you work out of term times?

    Absolutely, we often carry out work during half terms, summer holidays and bank holidays as well as out of hours during term times. We can also work within occupied environments with minimal disruption to teaching.


If your school is looking for a complete maintenance partner, we can help. Contact us today to get a free quote and arrange a site visit.


Here are a few of many projects we have completed for our customers. At Gentip we provide a professional, quality and bespoke service including roofing solutions, building maintenance, 24-hour call out, refurbishment and more.


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