Community 1st Oldham, supported by private sector shareholder Equity Solutions, has an extensive track record in providing procurement advisory services (lead, commercial, financial and technical) to local authorities from outline to final business case approval, as well as providing project development, design and delivery and short or long term estate management services.

Equity Solutions is a recognised market leader, delivering infrastructure and estate support services and solutions either in successful long term joint venture partnership models such as PFI, PPP, LIFT, Building Schools for the Future and Academies or via stand alone third party developments, working with service commissioners and estate managers in the following sectors:

  • Health and social care
  • Education
  • Leisure and libraries
  • Emergency services
  • Accommodation and affordable housing

Our expert teams can also provide a range of advisory and / or estate services to existing Academies, as well as aspiring University Technical Colleges, Academies and Free Schools.

Equity Solutions is a long standing active partner in Oldham

  • Oldham Schools PFI (Failsworth and Radclyffe School); outline business case advisors – 2002/03
  • Oldham Library and Lifelong Learning Centre PFI; lead, financial, technical, design and legal advisory services – 2002/04
  • Oldham LIFT private sector partner, Community 1st Oldham – since 2004. Working with Oldham Council to deliver the award winning Chadderton Wellbeing Centre.