Iconic Historic Building with a Modern Interior

Spaceway, the design and build construction specialists, has recently completed a major renovation project for retirement and financial planning specialists, The James Hay Partnership. Director for Spaceway, Dominic O’Brien explains how the iconic Dunn’s House building in the heart of Salisbury was refurbished to form a true juxtaposition of design between the historic external façade and its new modern interior…

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Make Your Office Work For You

 New trends in workplace design can help to attract talent and improve productivity.  Yet facilities managers need to ask the right questions before following the latest fashions, explains Lee Day, Director of Workplace Concepts at Area “We shape our dwellings, and thereafter they shape us,” Winston Churchill once said.  There’s no better proof of that than the offices we work…

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Ardmac and Penketh Group help Kier to open new Manchester office

Leading UK and international interior fit-out contractor Ardmac and bespoke office furnishing company Penketh Group have worked with Kier to complete the fit-out for its new Finance Shared Service Centre (FSSC) office in Manchester. Ardmac were appointed to enhance the space and do the Cat A and Cat B fit-out work. They brought in Penketh Group to supply a furniture…

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Area Sq checks in with easyJet

Office design and fit-out specialist Area Sq has continued their longstanding relationship with easyJet, with the completion of a new workplace and training facility at Gatwick Airport – the easyJet Gatwick Academy.  Designed with the intention of working alongside the existing facilities at easyJet’s Luton Academy, the new workplace has been built within Concorde House at Gatwick to ease crew…

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New NICE guidelines fuel the workspace productivity debate

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new set of guidelines, highlighting the link between employee well-being and productivity. The notion itself is not new, but the further consideration given is necessary to understand why the UK is still not performing as efficiently at work as its developed counterparts. Andrew Jackson, Director at SAS International,…

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Wylde IA wins at prestigious British Council for Offices Awards

Pictured (left to right):  Richard Jelfs, MD, Seco Tools, Mike Rowen and Amy Brock, Wylde IA. Bristol Workplace and Interior Design consultancy Wylde IA is celebrating today after winning an award at the prestigious British Council for Offices (BCO) Awards.  The company scooped the regional award for Best Corporate Workplace for their project with engineering firm Seco Tools (UK) Ltd. …

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