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Mears logoOur vision is to make a positive difference to the communities we serve. We do this by improving homes, improving communities and improving lives. Our approach is based on the development of outstanding partnerships with employees, clients, tenants, customers, their families and the wider community.


City College, BrightonCity College Brighton & Hove is a large general further education college in Brighton and Hove. Its main campus is at Pelham Street, Brighton.


ElliottsEstablished in 1842 and still family owned today, Elliotts are Hampshire's leading Independent Builders Merchant with 12 branches strategically located across the county including

Westgate JoineryGood, solid quality workmanship has characterised Rationel's windows and doors since the first products were shipped from the factory in Sdr. Felding, Denmark, in 1954. On that basis, Rationel has created a sound foundation, and is today an international company with sales activities in Denmark, Great Britain and Ireland.

South Downs SolarSouth Downs Solar are experts in designing Solar PV installations for domestic and commercial premises. Our principle aim is to make your experience of installing Solar PV Panel to be pleasant and business-like.

Travis PerkinsTravis Perkins plc is a British builders' merchant and home improvement retailer based in Northampton. It operates 1,900 outlets, and has more than 24,000 employees in the United Kingdom & Ireland.

Kingspan - sustainability at their core Kingspan is a global leader in high performance insulation, building fabric, and solar integrated building envelopes. We deliver high efficiency, low cost & low carbon building solutions across a broad range of market sectors.

CEFCity Electrical Factors Ltd is a private limited company established in 1951. We are the United Kingdom’s leading Electrical Wholesale Network with almost twice as many distribution outlets as our nearest competitor.


Vent AxiaFor 75 years, Vent-Axia has set the ventilation standard.


ACC LogoAAC Waterproofing has been established since the 1970s and was one of the first UK companies to adopt and operate extensively with single-ply EPDM membranes. We were also one of the early developers of off-site build techniques and we boast a purpose-built facility providing accurate, efficient prefabrication of high quality waterproofing solutions.


WolseleyWolseley UK is the UK operating company of Wolseley plc, the world's number one distributor of heating and plumbing products and a leading supplier of builders' products to the professional market.

A.M Fire & Security Group offers a range of quality services for the protection of both commercial and residential clients. Primarily serving the South East of England from our head office in the city of Brighton & Hove, we have been successfully installing and maintaining electronic security systems since 1985.

HSS Hire Group plc is a supplier of tool and equipment hire in the United Kingdom & Ireland, as well as being a logistical and technical partner to businesses of all sizes.

Austin Cradles Ltd. provides scaffolding services throughout Sussex and South East England.

 Velux Company LtdThe VELUX product programme includes roof windows and modular skylights as well as a range of decoration and sun screenings, roller shutters, installation solutions and remote controls.

The School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics is at the forefront of teaching, research and consultancy in a range of discipline areas: Computing and Digital Media; Engineering and Product Design; Mathematics and Data Analytics

We offer precision cutting and routing of a wide selection of materials including MDF, plywood, hardwood, aluminium, plastic and foam.


We design, supply, install and maintain safety and security products to protect you from damage to Property, fire and theft. These include fire and intruder alarms, emergency lighting, CCTVs, access control, fire extinguishers as well as risk assessments and maintenance checks on existing safety and security devices.

We undertake a wide variety of work varying from renovation of period and listed property to domestic extension and new build houses. Chalmers and Co also have a reputation for high specification commercial and public work.

A refreshing new British furnishings brand. Designed with a trend-savvy, fashion-aware customer in mind, Scion’s uplifting fabrics and wallcoverings are cutting-edge, accessibly-priced and forward-looking, while still retaining an enduring appeal and intrinsic individuality.

Ejot UK Ltd - Specialists screw fixings for securing wall & roof insulation ply sheathing etcEurope's leading building and industrial fastener manufacturer offering engineered fixing solutions across a number of applications and systems in the UK.


LindnerThe Lindner Group is Europe’s leading company for the building envelope, interior fit-out, insulation and construction-related services.


Brighton Wood Store - second hand timber Timber yard selling recycled and reclaimed wood, plus showroom for handmade furniture and gift shop.


 Willmott Dixon is a privately owned contracting, residential development and property support business.

 JewsonJewson is one of the largest chains of British general builders' merchants, selling to small and medium building contractors, as well as the general public. Over 600 branches are located, all across the United Kingdom.

Buildbase is a builders merchant with over 150 branches in the UK, and is part of Grafton Group plc. It operates a specialist tool, plant and equipment hire business called Hirebase and is a member of the Builders Merchants Federation.


Speedy Hire is a UK provider of equipment rental and support services to clients across the construction, infrastructure, industrial, manufacturing, facilities management, retail, leisure and events sectors - as well as to local trades and industry.

Hartley Quinn Wilson Ltd is a specialist provider of design and building services across East Sussex. Our team of designers and builders in Sussex can help you create the perfect property, whether it’s commercial, or your home.

We are the Street Dressing® specialists. Product-Mark-updatedFrom the London 2012 Olympics to the Tour de France, Bay Media has become the preferred partner for the world’s biggest events, leading brands and local authorities.

Chandlers Building Suppliers Chandlers Building Supplies is a privately-owned, independent builders’ merchant with branches across the South East of England. We offer over 20,000 individual product lines to meet the needs of all construction and refurbishment projects, large or small.

Dupont Building Innovations DuPont is working inclusively with others to find innovative, science-enabled solutions to some of the world's biggest challenges.


Light Foot LED supply innovative and cost effective LED lighting solutions for commercial, domestic and residential installations.

BHESCo is a not-for-profit co-operative providing energy services in Brighton & Hove. We aim to: – Develop community energy projects – Tackle fuel poverty

Newlife Paints Ltd is based in Ford, West Sussex. We professionally reprocess waste water-based paint back into a premium grade emulsion. All products in our paint range guarantee a minimum 50% recycled content, made up from waste paint diverted from landfill or incineration.




BBMBBM Sustainable Design is an award winning architectural practice with an international reputation for creating inspirational low energy buildings and neighbourhoods.

BBPBBP Consulting Engineers specialises in Civil, Structural and Municipal Engineering.

RobinsonRobinson Associates have been at the forefront of designing energy efficient and low carbon buildings. We are activity involved in promoting renewable energy and the passive design approach

FreegleFreegle is a British organisation that aims to increase reuse and reduce landfill by offering an Internet-based service where people can give away and ask for things that would otherwise be thrown away. 

Brighton and Hove Council                              


SCDFSouth Coast Design Forum was a non-profit organisation supported by the Design Council with the aim of raising the profile of design of all disciplines on the south coast of England.

Signs ExpressThrough more than 25 years of sustained growth, Signs Express has developed into the largest sign company in the UK and Ireland

DuluxDulux is the UK’s leading paint brand, with a wealth of products and services designed to help you find the colours that you’ll love in your home, and give you the expert knowledge you’ll need to achieve great results.

BREExpert, impartial research, knowledge and advice for the built environment sector and beyond.







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