We are Shepherd.
Ingenuity Applied.

We make inspiring and ingeniously practical spaces happen: design, build, engineer and manage.

Clients are looking for partners who, right from the start, can understand their world, address their challenges and manage complexity; partners who go beyond technical excellence, credible skills and experiences to add real value and contribute to their business performance.

We are that partner.

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We create, engineer and manage intelligent, inventive and practical spaces that amaze our clients, and help them succeed. We are proud of our technical brilliance, thrive on solving the toughest challenges, and create grounded workable solutions. No matter how complex the problem.

Why do we do this? Because, in the end, by pushing ourselves to be smarter and better we can make a positive difference to how people live, work, and thrive. Because we believe in contributing to the world we live in through the creation and management of ingeniously practical spaces.

Shepherd. Ingenuity Applied.

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It doesn’t matter where the challenge comes from, we find unique answers in the most demanding situations; initiatives that are of national importance, and projects that are ground-breaking and unexpected. Unique and complex projects, seamlessly delivered, so our clients get exactly the result they need. So scientists have a place to work, to fight disease and save lives. So fans see their heroes, without interruption. So the lights stay on, in a low carbon future.

As a division of Shepherd Group, which employs more than 3,000 people UK wide, we offer expertise and services across construction, engineering and facilities management, from our nationwide network of offices. Shepherd Group is one of the largest family owned private companies in the UK, founded in 1890 in York. Shepherd Group incorporates Portakabin Group and Shepherd Group Engineering.

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A bespoke team of experts built around our clients’ needs.

  • Construction

    We create spaces that work.
    How? By using our technical brilliance to plan pioneering structures and our practical nous to make them a reality.....

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  • Engineering Services

    We create the environment you live and work in.
    We are inspirational in delivering spaces our clients can excel in.....

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    Engineering Services

  • Facilities Management

    We help clients keep their worlds functioning smoothly. How? By managing 100% up time all of the time and providing brilliant service....

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    Facilities Management

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Shepherd strikes gold at RoSPA!

Congratulations to our Shepherd Construction team who for the third year running have brought home gold in the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards. Run…