Shanco is committed to providing exceptional groundwork services tailored for educational projects across the UK

We guarantee minimal disruption while maintaining rigorous health and safety standards, establishing us as a reliable partner for school and college construction projects.

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Specialised groundworks for educational infrastructure

Shanco delivers tailored groundwork services throughout the UK, crafted to address the specific requirements of building and refurbishing schools and colleges.
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Schools and College Projects


Successfully completed 30 school & college construction projects.
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Specialist Operatives


More than 40 of our operatives are expertly trained to operate within dynamic educational settings.
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Modular Implementations


Deployed 18 innovative modular constructions within school and college environments, enhancing spatial efficiency and reducing classroom disruption.
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Years Experience


15 years dedicated to the expert management and execution of educational development projects.

Groundworks Excellence in Education

Shanco harnesses extensive sector experience and targeted skills to deliver tailored, high-quality groundwork solutions for schools and colleges, ensuring each project meets demanding educational benchmarks and achieves superior results.

Educational Sector Case Studies

Explore our detailed case studies to discover the challenges we've overcome and the projects we've expertly completed in the intricate and demanding educational sector.

Discover the range of Shanco's services

Browse through the list of our most common services.
  • Shanco Services - Bulk Earthworks
  • Shanco Services – Site Remediation
  • Shanco Services – Excavation Works
  • Shanco Services - Foundations
  • Shanco Services – Drainage Systems
  • Shanco Services – Reinforced Concrete Structures
  • Shanco Services – Utility Services
  • Shanco Services – Damp & Gas Barriers
  • Shanco Services – Hard Landscaping
  • Shanco Services – Section 278 Works
  • Shanco Services – Underground Basements
  • Shanco Services – Precast Beams
  • Shanco Services – Large Concrete Slabs
  • Shanco Services – Service Yards
  • Shanco Services – Machine Plinths
  • Shanco Services – Retaining Walls
  • Shanco Services – Concrete Ramps
  • Shanco Services – Planning and Compliance
  • Shanco Services – Environment Operations
  • Shanco Services – Customer Service
  • Shanco Services – Project Management
  • Shanco Services – Project Budgeting
  • Shanco Services – Programme Management

Consistency across the nation

Unlike many groundworks contractors, Shanco offers a nationwide service as standard. Ensuring delivery standards and programme management are always on point.

Customer Feedback from the sector

  • Stephen Kirk, Project Manager
    The work carried out and the overall finish is excellent and it all went without a noticeable hitch. All your guys were excellent and are a credit to you.
    Stephen Kirk, Project Manager
    Lean Manufacturing
  • Dale Green, Project Manager

    This is my second time working with Shanco. As this is a live prison, it’s taken a momentous effort to organise staff bookings and deliveries, and a good team effort has been achieved due to their positive attitude. Access/clearance has been a challenge, and the coordination of deliveries by Shanco has been fantastic. This has been such a crucial part of the running of the site, it has made my job far easier. 

    The relationship with security and the OSGs is also very crucial, Shanco has adhered to the policies and has also helped tremendously in this regard. Their QA and HSE procedures are well documented and have been complimented on by our relevant departments.

    We have faced many challenges together as a team, their proactive approach has been of great assistance, and the project is ahead of programme thanks to them. I would certainly recommend Shanco for any future projects in the MoJ department, or any other site projects.

    Dale Green, Project Manager
    HMP in Northern England

Transparency forges the strongest partnership

Take a look through the questions most asked by our customers. And real the full, honest answers with in depth explanations and relevant context.

Connect with our team

Our professional and down to earth team will be able to answer any questions that you have about us. If you prefer to discover a little more about Shanco beforehand, you can try our resource centre, which includes: Customer Questions, Case Studies, Our Blog and News Articles articles.