National Design Consultancy (NDC) was formed in 1989; providing Building Engineering Services Design and Compliance Services from our Design Centres located in Bristol and Leeds, together with Head Office in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.
Following a management buyout in January 2001, NDC was registered with Companies House as a Limited Company NDC 2000 Ltd which also trades as National Design Consultancy.
In 2016, NDC formed an Employee Benefit Trust, which owns 51% of the Company. The remaining 49% is owned by NDC Partnership Ltd.
A consistent Quality and Environmental management approach is deployed throughout the Company and is accredited to ISO 9001 & ISO 14001 BSI.
NDC offer Building Engineering Consultancy Services specialising in Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) Design, together with Condition and Compliance Surveys and Risk Assessments.
NDC provide robust and innovative M&E design solutions, offering a flexible approach to all commissions, whilst ensuring compliance with current and changing legislation. NDC have invested in contemporary design software such as TAS Engineering and Revit BIM to support our design approach. NDC are committed to reducing the environmental impact of Building Engineering Services without compromising performance.
NDC will tailor Compliance Services to each particular Client’s needs using bespoke software and cloud-based data collection applications. This facilitates the prompt delivery of reports with clear analysis of data, including specification and management of remedial actions.
The combination of compliance skills together with design capabilities gives NDC a favourable position in the industry.
By building strong and lasting relationships with our Clients, NDC aims to develop an ongoing working platform to develop other services such as design and project management associated with new build/refurbishment works and also estates and records management services.
In 2017 the company was re-structured into two main groups, National Projects Group and National Compliance Group. The new structures are more focused on their specific workstreams, providing a better focus and service delivery. Satellite working in the Compliance Group is providing reduced overheads and better working arrangements for staff.
At NDC we are proud of our achievements and the awards that we have been presented for the hard work and dedication of our staff. Over the years we have received numerous awards in recognition of our service quality and designs. A selection of our accolades is listed below:
2016 - West of England Regional LABC Building Excellence Awards:Hereford Leisure Centre, Hereford
Short Listed for Best Public Service BuildingRoss Swimming Pool, Ross-on-Wye
2015 - European Green Capital Awards: Eco Green Building AwardFilwood Green Business Park, Bristol
2015 - 2Degrees Network Champions Awards: New Building of the YearFilwood Green Business Park, Bristol
2014 - RICS North West AwardsChorley Parcelforce Hub, Chorley
Gloucester Civic Award: Best Sustainable SchemeBeaufort Community School, Gloucester
Gloucester Civic Award: Best New Build or ExtensionLanguage Immersion Centre, Gloucester
2012 - Lux Award WinnerNational Distribution Centre, Daventry
2010 - Green Apple AwardSouth Midlands Mail Centre, Northampton
Accreditations & Memberships
All of NDC’s business activities are accredited under BSI ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 certifications.
In addition, NDC holds memberships with a variety of organisations that independently assess and approve our business activities.