Company History

Qsustain has short but progressive history as an innovative sustainability consultancy with headquarters in Manchester, United Kingdom.

  • 2013

    August - Qsustain is High Speed

    Q Sustain was created and contracts awarded immediately with Network Rail supporting Project and Engineering Management combined with Sustainability and Low carbon solutions.

  • 2013

    December - Another contract awarded

    Awarded contract with Cathedral Group (U&I) for supporting trackside development and all interfaces with Network Rail consulting upon Asset Protection Agreements

  • 2014

    January - Supporting Education

    Q Sustain supporting Manchester University with guest lecturing for MSc in Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REaCT)

  • 2014

    March - Awarded Project Director

    Awarded Project Director role supporting Stoke City Council for the feasibility of HS2 route via Stoke Station.

  • 2014

    July - Expertise in Glare Analysis

    Awarded Glare Consultancy contract with Barratt Development London followed by various other schemes after creation of Glare Analysis process incorporated into Network Rail signal sighting.

  • 2015

    March - Railway Consultancy

    Q Sustain supporting Willmott Dixon and Buckingham Group for the development of Brentford FC and all railway interfaces

  • 2015

    A year of recognition

    April - Network Rail supported by Q Sustain win Sustainability Excellence Award at the Greater Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Awards.

    May - Q Sustain finalist in National Environment & Energy Awards for work with Network Rail in Sustainability and Low carbon Solutions.

    June - Q Sustain receive award from Network Rail (Aspire Awards) for work at New Street Station in Sustainability.

    November - Q Sustain receive finalist in Edie Awards for Leadership in Sustainability

  • 2015

    November - Birmingham New Street Completion

    Completion of Network Rail’s first station district heating system managed by Q Sustain goes live

  • 2016

    May - Highly Commended Award

    Q Sustain receive Highly Commended Award in Sustainability Legacy at the West Midlands Constructing Excellence Awards.

  • 2018

    Highly Commended Award

    Qsustain award in Sustainability (Highly Commended) at Rail Partnership Awards

  • 2019

    New Projects Awarded

    2019 - Awarded carbon neutral studies and energy efficiency across Virgin
    Train stations

    2019 - help implement significant enhancement to the ventilation system at
    New Street Station to improve air quality

    2019 - awarded first contract to support the client team with a first of its
    kind 'Smart' student development of over 500 bed accommodation.

How can we help you?

Contact us at the Qsustain office or submit a business inquiry online.

Deadlines met, successful outcome, prompt response to emails, patience with client! Couldn’t ask for more.

Mark Mercer
Senior Design Manager, Downing Construction Ltd