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Subsidiary Companies

The University has the following wholly-owned subsidiary companies.

Governance

The Subsidiary Company Governance Framework governs the relationship and responsibilities between the University and its subsidiary companies.

Policies and Procedures

Wholly-owned subsidiaries adhere to the appropriate University of Northampton policies and procedures.

  • Registered Office Address

    The registered office address for all of the subsidiaries is:

    Senate Building
    University Drive
    Northampton
    NN1 5PH

    Contact

    For further enquiries about the subsidiary companies, contact Miriam Lakin, Clerk to the Board at:
    miriam.lakin@northampton.ac.uk.

  • (Company number 03092244)

    Company Activities

    The Company has the following units:

    • 1st Degree Services – provides the in-house estates management service to the University. It focusses on maintaining the quality of the student experience within the University estate whilst successfully managing operating costs
    • Unitemps is as a temp, temp to perm, and graduate recruitment agency offering ‘student friendly’ part time and permanent roles for the University, as well as the wider jobs market
    • NESE – the Business Support team delivers business support services locally and nationally on behalf of the University of Northampton
    • NLive – the University’s radio station, broadcasting to Northampton borough and surrounding villages
    • Uno Buses (Northampton) Ltd – UNEL owns 50.01% of the shares of Uno Buses (Northampton) Ltd (Company Number: 06375511)

    Constitution

    The Company’s Articles of Association are available on the Companies House website.

    Financial Position and Performance

    Annual reports and accounts are available on the Companies House website.

    Register of Directors

    Available on the Companies House website.

  • (Company number 06488678)

    Company Activities

    The holding vehicle for the Icon Innovation Centre building. The building is leased to Icon Operations Ltd.

    Constitution

    The Company’s Articles of Association are available on the Companies House website.

    Financial Position and Performance

    Annual reports and accounts are available on the Companies House website.

    Register of Directors

    Available on the Companies House website.

  • (Company number 06997872)

    Company Activities

    The Company holds the operating lease for the Icon Innovation Centre building, managing the tenancies and maintaining the building. The Company also acted as the vehicle holding the design and build contract for the new student residences on the Waterside campus to enhance the efficiency of managing a single developer. This meant that the Company (rather than the University itself) contracted with the developers to build the new residences.

    Constitution

    The Company’s Articles of Association are available on the Companies House website.

    Financial Position and Performance

    Annual reports and accounts are available on the Companies House website.

    Register of Directors

    Available on the Companies House website.

  • (Company number 09284830)

    Company Activities

    The Company was established to administer the £230m public finance bond for the Waterside Campus, holding the liability on its balance sheet and making the interest payments to the bondholders.

    Constitution

    The Company’s Articles of Association are available on the Companies House website.

    Financial Position and Performance

    Annual reports and accounts are available on the Companies House website.

    Register of Directors

    Available on the Companies House website.

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