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EDP Consulting Limited   

246 Aylestone Lane, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1BD  

T: 0116 281 2422  

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Welcome to EDP Consulting - Building Services Consulting Engineers

EDP Consulting Limited has been providing integrated, sustainable mechanical and electrical building services designs since our inception in 1982 and has built a reputation and expertise in the design of quality, low energy, passively cooled and naturally ventilated buildings that provide low carbon impacts, whilst achieving low life cycle costs and value for money.

EDP is a small but highly experienced, professional Building Services Consultancy.  We trade on our reputation of providing a traditional style of consultancy in an honest, open and transparent way. 

EDP are flexible in our approach to each project we undertake and pride ourselves on quality of service and engineering provision.  Solutions are tailored to suit each project.

EDP attract a high rate of repeat business, which comes from clients that have long term relations with us.  We also have many new clients being gained from “word of mouth” referrals.

EDP has been associated with a number of award winning projects, the latest being RIBA East Midlands Small Project of the Year Award 2016 for Leicester Print Workshop.


EDP Consulting Ltd work in partnership with our clients to provide:

  • An award winning, client focussed, first rate service.
  • A service already being received by many repeat customers and through recommendation.  Many of our customers have been with us for 20+ years.
  • An ability to listen to our customer needs, expectations and requirements and ensuring these are fulfilled.
  • Integrated, sustainable and coordinated advice on Mechanical & Electrical services.
  • Support throughout the project with a named contact appointed to manage your commission.
  • Successful completion of projects to agreed deadlines and budgets.
  • Continuing involvement with projects after completion and handover.  Taking pride in all of the projects we do, we want and need to satisfy ourselves as to the successful outcome.
  • Wide technical knowledge and membership of: CIBSE, ACE, ASHRAE, BSi, Construction Line and IET.
  • A company who have Quality (ISO 9001), Environmental (ISO 14001) and SIPP (Safety Schemes in Procurement) certification.

EDP provide the following professional services:

  • Full and complete designs and specifications for projects
  • Performance specification for Design and Build projects
  • Design reviews
  • Surveys of existing systems including: Condition surveys, record drawings, dilapidation surveys and M&E insurance assessments
  • Maintenance and trouble shooting advice
  • Planned maintenance programme
  • System Capacity Checks
  • iSBEM and EPC submissions and certification
  • Energy assessments and surveys
  • Value Engineering
  • Sustainable Engineering Solutions
  • Advice on reducing energy consumption
  • Project Management (mechanical & electrical led projects)
  • Principal Designer (mechanical & electrical led projects)
  • Cost advice on M&E services
  • Part L Building Regulation Energy Performance calculations and Energy Performance Certificates
  • Asset Registers
  • Commissioning overviews
  • Computer aided drawing (CAD) Bureau service

EDP Consulting Ltd have technical expertise in:

  • Heating systems
  • Ventilation systems – both passive and mechanical
  • Cooling systems – both mechanical and passive
  • Air conditioning
  • Domestic hot and cold water
  • Drainage (above ground)
  • Controls
  • Lighting
  • Small Power
  • Standby generation
  • Combined heat and power
  • Fire alarms and detection
  • Security Systems
  • Door access controls
  • Telecoms
  • IT and Data
  • Refuge call points
  • Gas, water and electrical utility supplies
  • Renewable energy systems including:
    • Wind
    • Solar thermal
    • Solar pv
    • Heat Pumps: (Ground, Water & Air)
    • Biomass
    • District heating
    • Trigeneration systems
    • Bigeneration systems
    • Fuel cells

We also

  • act as judges on the local Sustainability Awards Panel
  • give lectures on natural ventilation and sustainability
  • have had an article published in the Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation on the subject of Natural Ventilation: Harnessing natural forces to create comfort conditions within buildings and will shortly have a further article published on The Impact of Architecture on Sustainability


Public sector clients include:

  • Adams’ Grammar School
  • Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trusts
  • Blaby District Council
  • Buckingham Town Council
  • Centre for Sustainable Energy
  • Coventry City Council
  • Coventry University
  • De Montfort University
  • Harborough District Council
  • Harrogate & District NHS Trust
  • Leicester City Council
  • Leicester City West NHS PCT
  • Leicester College
  • Leicestershire Constabulary
  • Leicestershire Fire And Rescue Service
  • Leicester Housing Association
  • Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
  • Lichfield District Council
  • Loughborough Endowed Schools
  • Loughborough University
  • National Trust, The
  • Northamptonshire County Council
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
  • Open University, The
  • Repton School
  • Shire Oak School
  • South Leicestershire College
  • St Thomas’s Church
  • Tamworth Borough Council
  • Telford & Wrekin Council
  • University of Leicester
  • University College London
  • University of Luton
  • Warwickshire Wildlife Trust
  • Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth I College


EDP’s portfolio of work includes new builds and refurbishments for all building types including:

•    Residential (domestic housing)

•    Education (Schools, Colleges, University Buildings and Accommodation Blocks)

•    Cultural and religious buildings

•    Commercial (factories, car dealerships, innovation centres, warehouses)

•    Healthcare (health centres and hospitals)

•    Industrial (including food processing plants)

•    Retail (shops and offices)

•   Leisure (sports pavilions, golf clubs and swimming pools)

•   Civic and Arts (theatres, visitor centres exhibition and corporate entertainment venues)

•   Public realm (council buildings, police stations, fire & rescue buildings, prisons & NHS)

•   Listed Grade I, II, II* buildings as well as architecturally sensitive buildings without listing, located in planning conservation areas

Details of some of the various projects we have been involved with are as follows:

Public Sector

Private Sector

  • Braunstone Health & Social Care Centre
  • Brocks Hill Visitor Centre
  • Castle Camps Church of England Primary School
  • Child Day Care & Family Centre
  • College Lake Visitor Centre
  • Coventry University – Lanchester Library
  • Health Sector projects
  • Leicester City Council – 13 boiler houses
  • Leicester College - New Construction Technology Centre (Woodtrades)
  • Leicester College – Boiler House
  • Leicestershire Fire & Rescue
  • Loughborough Police Station
  • Loughborough University Advanced Technology Innovation Centre
  • Loughborough University - Sir Richard Morris Building
  • Metropolitan Police, London (Seven Islands Leisure Centre)
  • Polhill Campus Centre 
  • Portland Leisure Centre
  • Richard III Visitor Centre, Leicester
  • SchooI of Slavonic & East European Studies 
  • Stoke Park School 
  • Tamworth Assembly Rooms
  • Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth I College
  • Adams Grammar School
  • Arlington Street, London
  • Blue Coat Church of England Academy
  • Dunham House, Southwell
  • Gazelli Pods at Baku Airport
  • Lansbury House, 3 St Mary’s Place, Stamford
  • Leicester Innovation Centre
  • Leicester Print Workshop
  • Lichfield Garrick Theatre
  • Manchester Educational Institute
  • Midlands Cooperative Superstore, Oakham
  • North Street, Rugby
  • Pall Mall, London
  • St Marys Assisted Living
  • Queensway Medical Centre, Wellingborough


We are happy to provide references and testimonials regarding our projects and abilities.


EDP has been involved with a number of award winning projects, including:



Lanchester Library for Coventry University

SCONUL 'Best Library Since 1995 Award' 2002

Brick Development Association & Building Magazine ‘Best Public Building Award’ 2000 and overall ‘Building of the Year’ 2000

UKCSA Award for Excellence “Best New Commercial Project” 2002

Lichfield Garrick Theatre

CIBSE Project of the Year Award 2004

Green Apple Award 2002 for Environmental Best Practice

Constructing Excellence Award 2005

South Staffordshire Design Award 2005

Braunstone Health & Social Care Centre

Leicestershire Procon Property and Construction Awards: Sustainable Development of the Year 2005

The School Of Slavonic And East European Studies

CIBSE Innovation of the Year 2006

RIBA Sustainability Award 2006

Moseley Primary School, Coventry

Green Apple Awards 2007 - National Silver Winner

Coventry Design Awards 2007- Commended, sustainable design category

Sir Richard Morris Building – Phase 2, Loughborough University

Green Apple Award 2008

Lansbury House

Stamford Civic Society Award for Refurbishment of 3 St Marys Place 2009

Leicester College Boiler House

Green Gown Award 2009

Oakham Superstore for Midland Cooperative Society

CIBSE Commissioning Project of the Year 2011

Hinckley Hub

Shortlisted for 2013 Procon Award

Howard House

Shortlisted for 2013 Procon Award

Richard III Visitor Centre

RICS East Midlands Project of the Year 2014

RICS East Midlands Design through Innovation Award 2014

RICS East Midlands Tourist & Leisure First Prize 2014

Whitwell House

Pro-Con Sustainable Development Award 2015

Leicester Print Workshop

RIBA East Midlands Small Project of the Year Award 2016

RIBA East Midlands Award 2016


Contact Details

EDP Consulting Limited

246 Aylestone Lane



LE18 1BD

T: 0116 281 2422

F: 0116 257 8940



Company Registration No


Registered Address

As above

VAT Registration No:

937 8455 75

Professional Indemnity Insurance

Generally up to £5M, but may be extended to £10M for specific projects

Employers Liability Insurance


Public Liability Insurance



Our company policies include:

  • Anti-Bribery Policy
  • BIM Policy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility Policy
  • Data Protection Policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Equality & Diversity Policy
  • Ethical Policy
  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Quality Policy
  • Training & Recruitment Policy

All our company policies are reviewed annually on 31st August and are available to view on request. 


Association for Consultancy & Engineering


British Standards Institution


CIBSE Low Carbon Consultant


Construction Line


American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)


The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IEng)

384579 & 00017582

BS EN ISO 9001:2001

CQS Cert GB2000200

BS EN ISO 14001:2004

CQS Cert  EM200713


Registered with Peninsula Business Services – A/C No ENV033

SSIP (Health & Safety) Certification

Acclaim Assessment No. 43711


  • July 2017 – Won the contract to provide the M&E services for Beaumont Park Phase 2 for DeMontfort University
  • Look out for an article by Derek Walker in the upcoming edition of the Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation.


Derek Walker, IEng, ACIBSE, MASHRAE


Lead Mechanical Services Engineer

Low Carbon Consultant

Tel: 0116 281 2422

Mobile: 07478 344187



Digby Hickson,  IEng, MIET, PGDip


Lead Electrical Services Engineer

Tel: 0116 281 2422

Mobile: 07946 027310




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