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We sell and manufacture the highest standard of fitted and loose furniture for education: whether you are planning a new facility, a refit or simply upgrading an existing learning space, we are here to help.

Our comprehensive UK-wide network provides management contracting that complements our design, furniture manufacture and installation service. Whatever the scale or complexity of your project, we can help.

We have worked in every sector of education and are familiar with the challenges our customers face in this constantly evolving environment: we keep abreast of the latest developments and adapt our offer to keep it market-leading.

Welcome to ESA McIntosh

Your partners in creating innovative, cost effective learning environments, which are modern and flexible but stand the test of time.

Our core business is the design, manufacture and installation of furniture, fittings and equipment for education. From a full turnkey solution, including all FF&E, utilities, lighting and flooring, to the supply of furniture only, we deliver on time, in full and on budget. Working with main contractors, developers, architects, LEAs and directly with schools, we create inspiring interiors for education.


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Our comprehensive range of loose and fitted furniture for education can be viewed or downloaded here.

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East Irvine Primary School: First class education environment for Ayrshire children

July 18, 2014

Havelock Europa worked closely with North Ayrshire Council and Morgan Sindall, the main contractor, on the development of the education hub, now known as Elderbank. The 56,564 sq ft two-storey school was built on the site of the former Broomlands Primary

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New ESA McIntosh Website Launches

June 27, 2013

The new ESA McIntosh website is launched. The new site, which focuses on our core market of education, allows customers to explore our full range of products and services for this constantly evolving environment.

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Havelock Invests in Laser Technology

June 17, 2013

Havelock Europa PLC, which owns the ESA McIntosh brand, has made a significant investment in a state-of-the-art laser cutter which will offer benefits to customers and the company alike.

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A Capital Return: Halifax Opens in Edinburgh

October 21, 2014

131-133 Princes Street is the second location which Havelock Europa has fitted out for Halifax, employing the new branch design concept: “Challenger Digital”. Located in a street traditionally dominated by retail, in listed buildings at the heart of the city’s designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, Planning challenges were to be expected.  These were overcome, with

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High Profile Student Accommodation win for ESA MCINTOSH

October 17, 2014

Holyrood Residences is a 110 million pound project, in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. The area around the existing Moray House Education Centre, which lies between The Canongate and Holyrood Road, is being given a complete overhaul. The development includes 1,160 rooms for post-graduate students. In addition, the University is planning a new outreach

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Trial Stores for Kmart Australia, Successfully Delivered

October 10, 2014

A wave of pricing rounds and a short-listing to present prototypes of their 1200 Range of store fixtures, enabled Havelock Europa to demonstrate the strength of its China capability. This has been built up over recent years; particularly in support of Marks & Spencer franchise partners in the Far East. After attending a post-tender interview

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