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Building Services & Sustainability

Watkins Payne covers all aspects of building services including Mechanical, Electrical, Public Health, Fire Protection, Surveys, Audits, Sustainability and Vertical Transportation.

We can offer a wealth of advice for delivering a NABERS UK Energy rating including accredited assessments.

Our sustainability consultants are qualified ActiveScore, BREEAM, Carbon, Fitwel, RESET, SmartScore and WELL accredited professionals.

We are committed to helping our clients overcome any challenges and attain spectacular results

Values We Share


We offer first class support and technical expertise to all our clients and are proud of the wide range of buildings and projects that we work across.

Passion for results

At Watkins Payne, we have certified over 160 BREEAM projects, around 40% of which achieved either ‘Excellent’ or ‘Outstanding’ overall ratings.

Constantly improving

Since 2000 the practice has greatly expanded its knowledge and capability in the sustainability sector providing WELL, NABERS, Whole Life Carbon assessments and BREEAM roles amongst others.

Team Of Experts

our consultants

Our philosophy of Director/Operational Directors involvement during all stages of the project provides the Client with confidence in the overall management structure and ensures a consistent reporting approach is adopted.

Leadership Team

The role taken by our consultants is considered of prime importance for the overall project success. It is essential that attention is given through all of the key stages to achieve the Client’s requirements particularly related to design concept and principles.

Our Clients Trust Us

Watkins Payne has exemplary reputation within the building services industry across central London. With most of our projects representing repeat work from existing clients or obtained after recommendation, we set ourselves apart with a focus on design and engineering sustainable building solutions. 

Associate at Abakus Consulting Limited

“We have worked with Watkins Payne on several projects over the past 5 years including mechanical, electrical, public health, vertical transportation and sustainability services. The team are professional, friendly, provide attention to detail and specialist knowledge across all core disciplines to provide informed advice and produce a consistently high-quality service.”

Matthew Redgrove

Associate Director at Turner & Townsend

“I’ve been working with Watkins Payne on a complex cut and carve refurbishment over the last 18 months, across a full suite of their services. Their team are brilliant to work with; they’re attentive, knowledgeable and proactive. They deliver a really high quality of design work and are great at disseminating and communicating this so that we can make swift, informed decisions alongside our client.”

Our Journey To Net Zero Carbon

At Watkins Payne we are dedicated to reducing our impact on the environment. We are working towards zero emissions in our direct operations by 2024, and being a carbon neutral organisation by 2030.


It's important for a business with a public sustainability focus to practice what they preach. Therefore we are being fully transparent about our goals and targets to get there. 

The graph above shows where our emissions come from (2019-20).


We recognise that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact, and emissions are likely to increase again in the next few years during the recovery period.
We have created a new section on our website dedicated to our journey to net zero view it in our About us section.

76 Upper Ground
the building is targeting BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ and WELL Gold ratings alongside WiredScore Platinum. In addition, the Design for Performance approach is being adopted in order to minimise operational energy and hence carbon emissions.
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New Zealand House
The project comprises over 200,000ft² of space over two basement levels, ground to level 18 within the Grade II listed building together with the refurbishment of Grade I listed Royal Opera Arcade.
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63-81 Pelham Street
The project is targeting net-zero carbon in construction and operation, BREEAM ‘Outstanding’ and a 5-star NABERS UK rating
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