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Equans Buildings Ltd


Focus Education is the consortium which has provided the National Maritime College of Ireland facilities in Ringaskiddy.

It is a consortium currently comprising Equans Buildings Ltd. The inital consortium containing Bovis Lend Lease (a division of Lend Lease) and Bank of Scotland (a division of Halifax Bank of Scotland Group).

The National Maritime College of Ireland was designed and built by Bovis Lend Lease working with BDP Architects and Pierse Contracting. It will be operated for 25 years by Equans Buildings Ltd, the facilities management subsidiary of Equans.


Equans is a market leader in technical and digital services, facilities management, energy efficiency and regeneration - with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.


In the UK & Ireland, Equans’ 13,500 employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Through a partnership approach, they help organisations to balance their long-term carbon-reduction, energy-efficiency and operational expenditure objectives with smart,  people focused workplace strategies, delivering positive outcomes for the customers and communities they serve. 

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