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Back to work guidelines

We have tried to map out a process and taken a typical example of a company with 10k sqft accommodating 80 to 100 staff including meeting rooms and breakout spaces etc. The key stages are as follows: The current pandemic has enforced working from home as we never expected and we now have an opportunity…
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What you think…

“In control of my own working environment and enabled, empowered, trusted to work in a dispersed way that is aligned to the tasks at hand.” We ask you how you thought the future of work looked for you.. Here as just some of your responses. Whether we have been forced into it or are used…
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Remote working survey findings

Thank you to all those who took part in our work-from-home survey during the Covid-19 crisis. We had a great response from across a range of industries to get a good idea about how you are adapting to the current situation. First we looked at how you worked before the outbreak to get an understanding…
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Workspace Weekly Update

As we enter into the 4th week of the UK being in lockdown, we reflect on how the construction industry has adapted to the governments restrictions to keep their staff safe and their focus and determination to continue to service their clients through these uncertain times. We are all aware of the current difficulties that…
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Work From Home Survey

Help us understand the way you feel about working from home and start a debate on the subject, to help drive the inevitable change to the way we work post Covid-19, by taking part in our short survey. We will post the results alongside some opinions from across the industry to help gauge the future…
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A Plea to Commercial Landlords and Managing Agents

All too often, when we ask Managing Agents for information relating to space that they are hoping to let, it isn’t immediately available. Sometimes, it feels as though we are the first people to ever have made such a request. It usually takes days to pull together a pack of information and often longer. When…
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New Project Casestudy!

We have a new project in our porfolio page... Berkeley Studios Our role in this project was to produce a brief and tender document and manage the tender process, choice of contractor and construction through to practical completion and go live. The structure of the project was to have a principal contractor on a Design…
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WFH: Weekly Update

Following our recent announcement regarding Covid 19 and working from home, we can report that technically it has been very successful. We have been able administrate and design normally and even conduct remote site meetings and valuations through high quality video links. However, it very much looks like construction sites will be closed down soon…
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We’re Working From Home

With the ever-changing circumstances, that COVID-19 brings us, like you and most of the world, we’re making our best efforts to adjust to a rapidly evolving situation. The health and safety of our customers and staff are a priority. We are still open and business is still operating as usual. As a precaution, we have…
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Anglia Ruskin Case Study!

Anglia Ruskin University (London) employed us to project manage the move to their new space near London Docklands. The space consisted of 32,000 sq ft on one floor with a range of spaces for different functions. We worked closely with them to manage the tender process, cost negotiation, contract administration, cost consultancy, furniture selection &…
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ServiceNow Case Study!

ServiceNow engaged us as project managers for the expansion of their existing office in Staines.  They already occupied the ground floor and were looking for a design for the first floor to reflect that the business had moved on from a tech led organisation to a more person based company. We worked closely with them…
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New Year, New Project!

To kick off the new year we have a new project in our portfolio. An upcoming lease break at City House in Cambridge provided Geant with the impetus to either relocate or to refurbish to support both business consolidation and growth. Agile working had been successfully implemented in the central Amsterdam office so it was therefore…
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New Project Case Study – Costello Medical

Costello Medical employed us to design and project manage the works for the relocation to their new office in Cambridge. The new space is located on the 4th floor and the design needed to take account of staged occupation with part of the space being sublet for the first three years and careful budgeting was required at all…
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Do I Need Visuals?

When you have made the decision to refurbish your office interior, it can sometimes be hard to sell the new design to partners or staff. We offer the service to build and visualise your design in 3D, which can be used in many ways to inform and advertise the proposed design. NG Bailey was a…
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NG Bailey Project

We have a new project in our projects page. NG Bailey employed us to design and project manage the works for the relocation to their new office on Farringdon Street, London. The new space is located on the 10th and 11th floors and it was decided to locate a client facing reception area and suite of meeting rooms…
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What is your desk occupation?

With the work environment evolving to meet the needs of the modern workforce; the undertaking a time utilisation studies within the office is becoming a more popular method of working out how the staff use the office on a day to day, hour by hour basis. Condeco are a company who provide technology within the office…
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Job Done! NG Bailey Relocation

  We are very please to announce we have completed a job for NG Bailey at 20 Farringdon Street, EC4. The new London base of the business occupies the 10th and 11th floors of the new 11 storey BREEAM Excellent building, which forms part of international developer HB Reavis’ real estate portfolio. The Fit-out was carried out by…
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Visuals Case study

We have recently completed some amazing visuals for a client we are working with in a new development at 20 Farringdon Street, London. We challenged Burrow's to turn around the visuals for one floor in under three days and working with them was really easy from the outset. The team helped us in producing some really…
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CBoe (Bats) New Project Case Study!

  We have a new case study posted on our website. View it here [gallery gt3_gallery="yes" columns="4" real_columns="4" size="medium" thumb_type="square" ids="4108,4107,4109,4111,3889,4110,3901,3896"] “The Workspace Consultants provided a valuable breadth of services and expertise to our project. Navigating this process and all the people involved would have been very difficult without their partnership and dedication. They delivered…
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Veolia UK Office Space Planning Case Study

We have a new case study available to view for a project completed for Veolia UK. “Veolia occupies high quality offices very close to Kings Cross Station, it is an important location for us because of its proximity to the Eurostar and our ability to reach our northern plants and depots. We were faced with…
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Seasons Greetings!

We'd like to take a minute to send everyone our very best Seasons greeting and hope the new year brings many new opportunities. Maybe even an office move! All the best from The Workspace Consultants.
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New Project in London!

We have finished a new 10,000sq ft office design and build project in the Monument Building, London for a financial client. It is always great to see how renders become reality and this project gave us the oportunity to do some comparison images.... One of the Boardroom: And one of the breakout Area:   Keep…
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Newly Completed Project in Westminster

We have just finished a project in County Hall, Westminster for a High end office within a very... challenging space. Look out for the case study to come! Or check out some posts from the project on our social media. [button text="Instagram" link="https://www.instagram.com/theworkspaceconsultants/" style="default" size="normal" target="_self" display="inline" icon="arrow-right"] [button text="Pinterest" link="https://www.pinterest.co.uk/workspaceconsultants/pins/" style="default" size="normal" target="_self" display="inline"…
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Office Design; Being On The Right Side Of Cool

Following trends from the likes of Google and Facebook, many companies are attempting to create a ‘cool’ office environment. Some have crossed the line from ‘fun’ to borderline ridiculous. “Company leaders should ask themselves what they are trying to achieve with what they offer, and how they’re going to manage these spaces, as well as…
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Carpet Planks – A Change From The ‘Standard’

New office carpet tile shapes... The 1990s saw a revolution in carpet design with the arrival of the decorative carpet tile; The tiles was create ostensibly to allow access under raised access floors. There has been little innovation in design since then except for the ever increasing range of surface patterns and designs available. Until…
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